PHILLIP – 24378
Safe - 4-7-2018 Manhattan
SAFE 4/7/18 PHILLIP was surrendered by his owner – he is already neutered but has a heart murmur which should have follow up vet care. This handsome boy needs a new furever home this time.
Care Center Location: Manhattan
ZIP Code From: 10457
Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: Green
Age: 3 years
Sex: Neutered Male
Weight: 9 lbs
Vet Notes: 6:23 PM
Behavior department requests additional doses of gabapentin to help ease transition of shelter environment
gabapentin 200 mg/ml: 0.4 ml PO BID x 3 days
Vet Notes: 11:02 AM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 1yr based on dentition
Microchip noted on Intake? LVT scanned negative at intake.
History : stray surrendered by o.
Subjective / Observed Behavior – QAR, resists restraint and tries to flee but not aggressive.
Evidence of Cruelty seen – none
Evidence of Trauma seen -none
EENT: Eyes clear, mild brown debris AU; no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: mild gingivitis. no dental calculus noted.
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: Grade 3/6 parasternal murmur ausculted; NSR, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: neutered male/.
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Rectal: visual exam normal. no digital exam performed.
ear cleaning performed at intake.
ivermectin 0.15 ml SQ twice, 2 weeks apart. – first dose given at intake.
rec cardiology consultation once placed
L V T Notes: 1:33 AM
approx 3 yrs old
clean eyes, nose
dirty ears cleaned
poss ear mites
AMB x 4
Animal Behavior Saved At: 6-Apr-2018 13:14:33.000
Animal Name: Phillip
Age: 3 Years (approx)
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Spayed / Neutered: Yes
Behavior Assessment Date:
Next Test Date:
Previously lived with: two adults and one cat
Behavior toward strangers: Phillip is described as being friendly and outgoing around strangers. Phillip will approach strangers and will allow to be petted.
Behavior toward children: Phillip has interacted with children aged 3 and 4 years old. Phillip is described as being friendly and gentle with both children.
Behavior toward cats: Phillip previously lived with another male 3 year old cat. Phillip is described as being friendly with the other cat and would sometimes sleep on the same as him.
Behavior toward dogs: Phillip previously interacted with a large mixed breed dog. Phillip is described as being friendly with the dog and would sometimes sleep on the bed with the dog.
Bite or Scratch history: none
Litter box training: yes
Energy level/descriptors: High Energy Level
Other notes: Phillip is a friendly, affectionate, playful, confident and independent cat.
4/4/18 Subjective / Observed Behavior – resists restraint and tries to flee but not aggressive.
Curled up at back of litter box, face pressed into corner, eyes dilated. Lay in place when door opened, eyes wandering. Held immobile when pet on head, shifted in place a bit when pet on body.
Crouched position in his litter box. Allowed the petting, but seemed unsure and slowly sat up while increasing distance. He lip licked in place, looking around, but showed no interest towards the interaction.
Reaction to assessor:
Phillip remains tense, crouched position turned sideways at the back of the cage.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Phillip becomes alert with eyes wide open.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Phillip remains tightly curled up in is cage cubby, ears erect and forward.
Reaction to touch:
Phillip accepts the touch, but remains immobile in place with no interest towards the interaction.
TM – Treatable-Manageable
Phillip 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.
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