OREO – 16310
Safe - 12-26-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 12/26/17 Sweet Kitty With RINGWORM NEEDS YOU ASAP! Handsome Black & White OREO!
Oreo 16310 – 3 yr. male black/white, OS:
Lying in back of kennel with a low, tense body. Tolerates petting along head and body while turning head to watch my hand, eyes wide. Needs more time to adjust.
Origin AddressBasic Information:Oreo is a 3 year old male that has no previous or current medical issues that the owner is aware of. Owner had Oreo for 1 year but had to surrender due to moving.
Previously lived with:3 Adults, 2 Children
How is this cat around strangers?Around strangers, Oreo is shy for a few minutes at first but once comfortable, he is friendly and outgoing.
How is this cat around children?Owner had 2 grandchildren ages 9 and 14 in the home and stated that Oreo was always relaxed and respectful around both children
How is this cat around other cats?Owner did not have any other cats in the home so behavior is unknown
How is this cat around dogs?Owner had 2 large breed female dogs in the home and stated that Oreo would snuggle with them and groom both animals.
Behavior NotesOwner stated that Oreo is not bothered by being picked up and held, being put into a carrier and having his coat brushed. Owner has never tried to bathe Oreo or trim his nails so behavior is unknown.
Bite history:Oreo does not have a bite history
For a New Family to KnowOreo is described as friendly, affectionate and quiet. He has a medium activity level and prefers to lounge around rather than play with any toys. Oreo was kept indoor/outdoor and is litter box trained. In the home, he used an uncovered litter box with clumping litter. Owner has a scratching post made of carpet and rough rope and stated that Oreo did not use it but would scratch on the furniture in the home. Owner fed Oreo dry food only (brand not given).
Behavior Notes:Behavior during intake: Oreo has a soft and relaxed body during intake. Counselor was able to scan for a microchip, collar and take a picture without any issues.
Vet Notes: 5:35 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 3 years
Microchip noted on Intake? n
History : owner surrender
Subjective: BAR, no c/s/v/d mild alopecia to R forepaw
Observed Behavior – allowed all handling with out any issues
Evidence of Cruelty seen – n
Evidence of Trauma seen – n
P = 188
R = 24
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: wnl
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: both testicles palpbale
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin – flea dirt, alopecia to right forepaw, Wood Lamp – positive, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Assessment – Ringworm
Plan: Lime dip and intraconazole
Temporary waiver due to ringworm
Spay-Neuter Waiver Documentation
Vet Notes: 12:59 PM
[Spay/Neuter Waiver – Medical Condition]
Your newly adopted pet has been diagnosed with ringworm and the staff veterinarians are issuing a temporary waiver from the spay/neuter requirements of the City of NY. Follow up care at your regular veterinarian is recommended to ensure continued treatment. Your veterinarian will advise you if surgical sterilization is appropriate.
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