NINA – A1110829
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***SAFE 05/12/17***BEAUTIFUL ONE YEAR OLD NINA DESCRIBED AS FRIENDLY, AFFECTIONATE, MELLOW & QUIET BY FORMER OWNER DUMPED DUE TO “PERSONAL PROBLEMS…” READY TO BE YOUR FUREVER FRIEND!
My name is NINA. My Animal ID # is A1110829. – P
I am a spayed female tortie domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 05/02/2017 from NY 10453, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB.
05/08/2017 AT RISK MEMO
A1110829 Nina is At Risk for behavior
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/06/2017 Exam Type PRE/POST S/N – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is EXPNOCHILD, Weight 7.2 LBS.
Pre-surgical exam, anesthesia, and surgery performed by ASPCA. Green linear tattoo placed on ventral abdomen.
05/02/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/02/17 18:27 The recent caretaker of Nina only had her for three weeks so she never spent time around strangers except for when they met and she was friendly with her. She has not spent time around children and didn’t really play with her caretaker either. While in her care, Nina did not spend time around dogs or cats and has not bitten another animal or human. Nina is relaxed during car rides. Her caretaker did not bath her, trim her nails, or brush her so it’s unknown how she would react. She said Nina is relaxed when she picks her up and when placed into the carrier. She isn’t bothered when awoken from her slumber. Nina is friendly, affectionate, mellow, and quiet. She has a medium activity level and enjoys playing with balls. When her caretaker is home, Nina follows her around and is kept indoors only. She sleeps on a blanket and is litterbox trained. She takes her morning scratch/stretch to the door. She’s been eating Fancy Feast wet food and loves chicken feet. On intake, Nina had a soft body and allowed counselor to take her out of the carrier. She allowed collaring and stayed still for pictures. She walked into the new carrier once presented. Her pupils were wide.
No Web Memo
05/05/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Mellow VOCAL: Somewhat chatty CHARACTER TYPE: Shy, Independent KNOWN HISTORY: Behavior toward strangers: friendly Other notes: Nina is friendly, affectionate, mellow, and quiet. She has a medium activity level MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 5/04/17- Observed Behavior – initially sniffed fingers and allowed petting but reacted poorly to touching/handling ENRICHMENT NOTES: 5/3/17- In feral den, peeking out, extremely stiff posture, eyes dilated. Started hissing, growling, and lip licking on approach. Left alone for now. 5/4/17- In feral den initially, peeking out, eyes dilated, stiff posture. Started hissing and grumbling on approach and retreated further into den. Later, came out of den and explored cage, still very tense. Hissed on approach, but stepped forward to sniff assess-a-hand and treats. Hissed and repeatedly swatted assess-a-hand when attempted touch. EVALUATION: Cage Condition: No change Reaction to assessor: Nina looks neutral, crouched position on her cage bedding. Reaction to cage door opening: Nina becomes alert with eyes wide open slowly retreating to her hidey box. Reaction to touch: Nina sniffs the assessor’s hand then allowed a brief touch on the head, but began to hiss and pat the hand to stop. BEHAVIOR SUMMARY: Nina may be a little more independent, and may need time to warm up to her new home. Due to the behaviors seen in the care center, we feel that this cat will do best in an experienced, adult only home.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
05/04/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age:1 Microchip noted on Intake? n History : stray Subjective: limited exam in net Observed Behavior – initially sniffed fingers and allowed petting but reacted poorly to touching/handling Evidence of Cruelty seen – n Evidence of Trauma seen – n Objective P = 200 R = wnl BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: limited–clean teeth H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: limited U/G: presumed intact MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment-healthy Plan OHE Prognosis: good SURGERY: Okay for surgery
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