MUNCH – 22559
Safe - 3-14-2018 Brooklyn
SAFE 3/14/18 Munch ‘22559 is a 3 year old ,female ,gray tabby & white DSH that was surrendered due to too many animals. munch has never suffered any health issues or injuries while with the previous owner.
Munch 22559 – 3 yr. spayed gray tabby/white, OS:
Next Test Date:
Lying in back of kennel with a low, tense body, tail curled around feet. Tolerates petting along head and body while flattening ears and turning head to watch my hand. Unsure, needs more time to adjust.
Lying by the back, lip licking and blinking. Gets up when door opens and looks around, focused on surroundings. Accepts petting and arches back, warming up and lifting rear. Really sweet and appreciates attention, just a little wary of environment.
Date of Intake10-Mar-2018
Is this cat having litter box issues?NoBasic Information:Munch ‘22559 is a 3 year old ,female ,gray tabby & white DSH that was surrendered due to too many animals. munch has never suffered any health issues or injuries while with the previous owner.
Previously lived with:1 adult, 1 cat
How is this cat around strangers?Around strangers Munch is described as mellow and independent. When stranger come into the home,she’ll usually stay to her herself. After some time Munch would get closer to sniff and then walk away. The previous owner stated that he rarely had company over to fully understand how she would interact with them.
How is this cat around children?Munch did not live in the home with a child.
How is this cat around other cats?Munch lived in the home with another cat. Munch was described as tolerant & respectful of the other cat. Munch usually stay to herself while in the home however when she did interact with the other cat she was gentle. both cats shared a bed ,food bowls and litter boxes. The other cat in the home was more active in terms of playing. Munch would at times play with the other cat in the gentle manor. When munch didn’t want to play, she would just go under the bathroom sink. Munch doesn’t share her water bowl with the other cat inside the home. If the other cat attempted to drink out of Munch bowl, she would hiss in the cats direction. That’s the only time the owner noticed a behavior discrepancy towards the owner feline.
How is this cat around dogs?Munch did not interact with any dogs while with the owner.
Behavior NotesDuring car ride initially Munch meows but after sometime she will stop. Munch has never been given baths or had her nails trimmed. She does enjoy brushing. She will sit in the same place while being brushed her hours. she likes being brushed with a soft tooth wire brush. Munch doesn’t like to be picked up and held. She will wiggly away until she is released. Munch enjoy going into her carrier.
Bite history:Munch has never bitten anyone or animal.
Has this cat ever had any medical issues?NoFor a New Family to KnowMunch is described as independent, mellow and relaxed. Her favorite activity is sleeping on the window shield. Munch was fed both wet and dry foods mixed together which is left out all day. Munch isn’t reactive to toys however she does like to push around pens and pencils. Munch has two litter boxes inside the home one covered, the other uncovered. She prefers to use the uncovered litter box.Munch is indoor only.
Behavior Notes:Upon intake munch sniff a staff member hand through the carrier. When out on the examination table is sat in place.She allowed to be collared , scanned,photographed and caged. Munch scanned negative for a microchip.
Vet Notes: 11:10 AM
S/O: BARH. Nervous but active, allows all handling. Had a gallop rhythm/tachycardia on intake likely due to nervousness. Not appreciated today and heart was a normal rate and rhythm.
ORAL: adult dentition, no oral lesions
EENT: Pink mm, eyes clear, no ocular or nasal discharge, ears wnl
HL: NMA, RR, Lungs C&E
ABD: SNP, NMP
INTEG: GHC, no ectos noted
MS: Ambulatory x 4
UG: FI, no vulvar d/c, no MGTs
A: Apparently healthy
Hx gallop rhythm on intake-likely from tachycardia due to nervousness on intake
P: Continue to monitor while at BACC. OK for surgery tomorrow
Vet Notes: 1:45 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: ~3 years
Microchip noted on Intake? negative
History : o/s
Observed Behavior – very sweet. Easily handleable. Did well for all medical handling and procedures
Evidence of Cruelty seen – no
Evidence of Trauma seen – no
P = wnl
R = eupneic
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam: clean adult dentition, no oral lesions noted
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: gallop rhythm but very nervous, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: FI, no MGTs, no vulvar d/c
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC
Recheck gallop rhythm in 2 days once settled into shelter, likely due to nervousness but if still persistent recommend echocardiogram
Scheduled for surgery in house 3/13-will recheck gallop rhythm at this time
Gave gabapentin 100mg PO once
SURGERY: ok to schedule for surgery in house
L V T Notes: 12:19 PM
[LVT Intake Exam]
Evidence of Cruelty:no
Observed Behavior:friendly, allowed handling
Estimated Age: ~3 years
Subjective: describe how he animal is presenting and any known history
Oral Exam: teeth- clean,nose- clear, no oral ulcer, wnl
Abdomen:no palpated mass noted, wnl
Musculoskeletal: bcs-5/9, good body shape, no fleas or parasites seen in hair coat. ambx4
Mentation: BARh, no abnormal neuro sign noted
Preliminary Assessment: apparently healthy
Plan: needs DVM exam
Post Surgery Note: 2:14 PM
Pre-surgical exam, anesthesia, and surgery performed by ASPCA.
Green linear tattoo placed on ventral abdomen.
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