PATCHES – 10747
Safe - 12-28-2017 Brooklyn Rescue: Feline Rescue of SI Please honor your pledges: http://felinerescueofstatenisland.org/donation/
*** SAFE 12/28/17 *** A volunteer writes: Patches is a very sweet lady cat. She is recommended to go home with an experienced cat lover, but please don’t think this means she isn’t friendly. She’s just shy, and needs someone patient who will give her the time to adjust to her new surroundings. Patches adores being petted and hearing sweet talk. She is very approachable and a real darling. She will muzzle your hand as you pet her, and enjoys gentle attention.
**RETURN — Patches is a sweet girl who was returned back to the ACC. Patches will make someone a wonderful companion. Please consider being her hero today.
Hello, my name is Patches . My animal id is #10747. I am a desexed female tortoiseshell cat at the Brooklyn Animal Care Center. The shelter thinks I am about 6 years 1 months 3 weeks old. – P
I came into the shelter as a returns on 30-Nov-2017, with the surrender reason stated as person circumstance- moving.
Patches is at risk due to being diagnosed with an Upper Respiratory Infection and will likely require home rest and a series of antibiotics for up to 14 days. This is a contagious illness to other cats. Patches is Patches can go to a average home owner with no small children.
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
A volunteer writes: Patches is a very sweet lady cat. She is recommended to go home with an experienced cat lover, but please don’t think this means she isn’t friendly. She’s just shy, and needs someone patient who will give her the time to adjust to her new surroundings. Patches adores being petted and hearing sweet talk. She is very approachable and a real darling. She will muzzle your hand as you pet her, and enjoys gentle attention.
My medical notes are…
Weight: 18.1 lbs
Details on my behavior are…
Behavior Condition: 1. Green
WAS SAFE 11/5/17
Patches 10747 – 6 yr. spayed Tortie:
Date of Intake25-Oct-2017
Basic Information:Patches is a 10 year old altered female DSH. She came to her family from a previous owner 3 year ago and was surredered due to the owner moving out of state.
Previously lived with:2 adult
How is this cat around strangers?Around strangers Patches is shy for a few days and hides in the bedroom.
How is this cat around children?Patches is fearful of children, when they approach she hisses and runs away.
How is this cat around other cats?she has anever been around other cats
How is this cat around dogs?she has never been around dogs
Behavior NotesPatches liks to scratch on the furniture and has to be scruffed during a bath. patche enjoys being brushed but struggles and tries to flee when someone tries to hold her or pick her up.
Bite history:Patches has no bite history
Energy level/descriptors:Medium activity level
Has this cat ever had any medical issues?NoMedical NotesPatches has no known health issues and injures.
For a New Family to KnowPatches is affecionate, quiet, independent. she likes to be in the same room as her owner and likes playing with foil balls and her pillow. She sleeps in the owner’s bed and is feed wet and dry food. Sge does not like Turkey and loves fish and Temptation treats. Patches is litter box trained and us a Large hooded litter box with clumping litter. Patche also has a Horizontal scratching post made of cardboard.
Behavior Notes:Upon intake Patches was shy and tried to flee. bedding was used to complete handling. Afterward Patches ran into her carrier.
Vet Notes: 1:19 PM
DVM Intake Exam: 1431
Estimated age: 6 years
Microchip noted on Intake? no
History : surrender
Subjective: BAR, hydrated
Observed Behavior – Friendly, allows exam and treatments with minimal restraint.
Evidence of Cruelty seen -no
Evidence of Trauma seen -no
P = 120
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: negative oral
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: female spayed, no mgts or dc
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat. Obese
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Assessment: Obese, otherwise in apparent good health
oropharyngeal swab taken for culture study
recommend weight loss
continue to monitor at ACC
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