PORRIDGE – A1090298
Safe - 6-13-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 6/13/17 PORRIDGE was adopted last year at 2 months old and now at 11 months is being returned for “landlord” issues. Kitty is very upset and screaming on intake- not happy to be back at the ACC. Please give this house panther a furever home this time!!
PORRIDGE – A1090298
SPAYED FEMALE, BLACK, DOMESTIC SH MIX,11 mos
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, HOLD RELEASED Reason LLORDPRIVA
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 06/03/2017, From NY 11419, DueOut Date 06/03/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation RED
Medical Summary DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 1 yr Microchip noted on Intake yes 981020019648482 History : landlord issues Subjective: owner surrender Observed Behavior – fractious Evidence of Cruelty seen – none Evidence of Trauma seen – none Objective excamine innet due to behavior,spits, screams, strikes P = wnl R = wnl BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: clean teeth PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: spayed MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: not performed Assessment healthy Plan needs behavior eval Prognosis: very good SURGERY: spayed
BASIC INFORMATION: Porridge is an all-black DSH cat that is 11 months old. She was adopted from ACC when she was just a kitten. Porridge has been her loyal companion. The owner is surrendering Porridge due to landlord issues. Porridge has no known illness.
SOCIALIZATION: Porridge has lived with 7 years old & 15 years old. He is gentle and playful around the children. He is friendly with stranger and rubs for attentions. Porridge has never lived with dogs. He has been introduced to a cat briefly but Porridge began to hisses and did not interact with the cat.
BEHAVIOR: Porridge has never had a bite or scratch history. He approaches strangers and leans into rub on them. He has never received a bath. He allows his nails to be trimmed when his wrapped in a towel. He is fine being held for a few and but struggles going into the carrier. He has 3 litter boxes around the house. Litter boxes must be clean daily to prevent accidence. He likes to drink from the toilet bowl or any running water. He always uses his scratching post made out of rough rope and card board.
FOR NEW FAMILIES TO KNOW: Porridge is described by the owner as friendly, affectionate and relaxed. She loves his nose rub and tummy. His favorite toys are wands, mice toys and balls and laser pointers. His favorite pass time is playing with his toys or cuddling. He likes to drink from the toilet bowl or any running water. He also spends his time looking out the window.
BEHAVIOR DURING INTAKE: Porridge during intake was a bit fearful. But he allowed being collard, scanned and photographed.
Previously lived with: Adults and children (7 & 15yr. old)
Behavior toward strangers: Friendly and social
Behavior toward children: Gentle and playful
Behavior toward cats: Was introduced to another cat very briefly but hissed and retreated.
Behavior toward dogs: Unknown
Bite or Scratch history: None
Litter box training: Yes. She had 3 litter boxes and they had to be cleaned daily to prevent accidents
Energy level/descriptors: Friendly, affectionate and relaxed.
Other notes: She doesn’t mind being held for a few but struggles going into the carrier. She always uses her scratching post made out of rough rope and card board.
Sitting crouched in back of kennel, hissing. Seems to be reacting to cat below her – solicits attention, then when he hisses she will hiss and back away. She tolerates petting with flat ears, tensing her body and retreating to the other side of the kennel. Uncomfortable – needs more time to adjust.
Comes forward with tail raised when I open the kennel door. I start off with clicker training – the intent is to reward her every time i can touch her, but when she comes to give me a head-butt she shrinks away with tilted ears right before making contact with my hand. She is treat motivated however, and I reward her every time she approaches me with her tail up. When I pet her with the bear-claw she tolerates it while standing, leaning away with eyes squinted and ears flat. Unsure – needs more time to adjust.
Eating her food by the front of the kennel. Relaxed body, turns and makes eye contact. She looks around, curious of her surroundings. She rubs up against the cage furnishings when coaxed, tail erect. She sniffs my hand then gently leans her head in for attention. Relaxed and gently guides my hand where she wants to be pet. She meows softly and quickly whips around when touched along her back. Her threshold for this type of petting is very low. She pauses, focuses on my hand and lip licks. It takes a couple seconds for her to cool down and become relaxed again.
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
CHARACTER TYPE: Curious
Experienced cat parent – Porridge may be a little more independent, and may need time to warm up to her new home. We recommend that this cat go to a home with experienced cat parents.
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 1 yr
Microchip noted on Intake yes 981020019648482
History : landlord issues
Subjective: owner surrender
Observed Behavior – fractious
Evidence of Cruelty seen – none
Evidence of Trauma seen – none
Objective excamine innet due to behavior,spits, screams, strikes
P = wnl R = wnl BCS 5/9
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam: clean teeth
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Rectal: not performed
Plan needs behavior eval
Prognosis: very good
WAS SAFE 09/28/2016
PORRIDGE – A1090298
FEMALE, BLACK, DOMESTIC SH MIX,2 mos
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 09/18/2016, From NY 11234, DueOut Date 09/21/2016
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary 9/18/16 Check ill kitten Microchip scan Neg. O: QARH. Fearful, hides in back of carrier hissing. Allows herself to be picked up and handled. EENT: OD – mod. mucopurulent ocular discharge, chemosis, squinting. OS – serous discharge. No nasal discharge or sneezing. ABD: Palpation NSF. UG: Female, unspayed. Integ: Full haircoat, no lesions. A: Conjunctivitis, no signs of URI. P: Start Erythromycin ointment OU BID x 10 days. Monitor appetite and for signs of URI. Prognosis excellent. FVRCP, Ponazuril 0.2 ml PO, Panacur 0.46 ml PO, Frontline spray applied.
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