OXFORD – A1119353
Safe - 7-27-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 7/27/17 OXFORD is a 14 week old neutered kitten that is in need of a loving home.
Oxford A1119353 – 14 week neutered black/white kitten, stray:
Oxford was brought in as a stray, so we cannot speak to his behavior in his previous home.
Allows handling but seems scare and will flee
Cage Condition: Cage is slightly re-arranged
Reaction to assessor: Oxford was crouched against the back wall of the cage with his tail wrapped around his body.
Reaction when softly spoken to: Oxford’s ears bent flat slightly, tensed up and hissed when the assessor tried coaxing him.
Reaction to cage door opening: Oxford was tense and alert.
Reaction to touch: Oxford hissed and lowered his head when the assessor extended his hand out. He was hesitant at first but calmed down and started leaning in for attention after a few soft pets. He enjoys cheek rubs, allows petting all over but had a tense body and stayed near the back of the cage where he felt comfortable.
Reaction to being picked up: Oxford was tense when picked up and curled up in the assessor’s arms.
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Laid back
CHARACTER TYPE: Timid
Kitten socialization – Oxford is a young cat that may not have had many interactions with humans from an early age. He may be apprehensive of people, but the behavior team believes he has potential to warm up to people. Kittens less than 8 weeks of age can be socialized by almost anyone; however, kittens between 2-4 months may require more time and skill in order for them to be comfortable around people. Please speak to an adoption counselor to learn more about socialization techniques.
Experienced, No Young Children – may be a little more independent, and may need time to warm up to his new home. We recommend that this cat go to a home with experienced cat parents.
Exam & surgery performed by Dr. Bruno
Anesthesia – 0.05 mL Telazol induction.
Sx. – Routine scrotal castration. No sutures placed, incisions left open to drain. Green linear tattoo placed on ventral abdomen.
0.27 mL Simbadol pre op injectable and 0.2 mL onsior post op for pain management.
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 3 mo
Microchip noted on Intake: Negative
Observed Behavior – BAR allows handling but seems scare and will flee
Evidence of Cruelty seen – None
Evidence of Trauma seen – None
Hydrated; T =NT P = 160 R = 32 BCS 5/9
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam: No dental tartar, all deciduous teeth are present, MM Pink and moist,
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: Intact male
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities (full neurologic exam not performed)
Rectal: Not performed
1. Apparently Healthy
– Wt:4.6 lb
– FIV/FeLV snap test (negative)
– Vaccines (FVRCP SQ RFL; Rabies SQ RHL)
– Dewormed (Pyrantel)
– Flea prevention treatment
– Microchip place (Between shoulder blades):981020021738046
SURGERY: Okay for surgery
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