PRINCESS – A0877493
Safe - 7-23-2017 Brooklyn
***SAFE 07/23/17***BEEN HERE SINCE JUNE! **RETURN** Princess was adopted as a kitten in 2010. Owner gave cat to daughter who is returning her to the shelter for “no time.” Princess is understandably upset and would love a new home. Good girl who lived with other cats peacefully.
My name is PRINCESS. My Animal ID # is A0877493. – P
I am a spayed female white and black domestic sh. The shelter thinks I am about 6 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 06/23/2017 from NY 11213, owner surrender reason stated was NO TIME.
AT RISK MEMO
No At Risk Memo
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
07/21/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is EXPERIENCE, Weight 12.7 LBS.
NEW WT 12.74#
06/23/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
06/23/17 15:38 BASIC INFORMATION: Princess is a spayed, black and white DSH, 6 years old cat. Princess was adopted from ACC when she was just a kitten. The owner is surrendering Princess due to having no time. Princess has no known illness. SOCIALIZATION: Princess has lived with 3 adults in the home. She approaches and meows for affection. However Princess is fearful around stranger and keeps her distance. Princess has lived with a toddler but she is gentle and mostly keeps to herself. She has never lived with dog. However she has lived with a spayed female. They never engage in play but were respectful of each other’s space. BEHAVIOR: Princess has never had her nails trimmed or received a bath. However she enjoys having her coat gently brushed. She does not like being picked up and attempts to run away. She does not use her litter box to defecate but she urinates in the litter box. This behavior has been happening for about a year. Princess has no bite history. However she hisses when she is fearful. FOR NEW FAMILIES TO KNOW: Princess is described as independent, sometimes affectionate and mellow. She enjoys being alone but will approach the family for affection. She does not care for cat toys. Her favorite cat food is Friskies or Purina dry dog food. Princess enjoys playing with bags and lay next to the window silk. BEHAVIOR DURING INTAKE: Princess during intake was hissing, spitting and swatting. The cat cannot be collard, scanned and photographed.
No Web Memo
06/27/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Previously lived with: 3 Adults Behavior toward strangers: Fearful and keeps her distance Behavior toward children: Lived with a toddler but she is gentle and mostly keeps to herself. Behavior toward cats: Lived with another cat and was respectful of each other’s space Behavior toward dogs: Unknown Bite or Scratch history: None Litter box training: She urinates in the box and has been defecating outside for about a year Energy level/descriptors: Independent, sometimes affectionate and mellow Other notes: She enjoys having her coat gently brushed. She does not like being picked up and attempts to run away. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Hissing repeatedly from carrier. Trying to bite with any contact EVALUATION: Cage Condition: Cage recently cleaned Reaction to assessor: Princess relaxed and meowing loudly trying to get the assessor’s attention. Reaction when softly spoken to: Princess rubs her entire body against the cage and reaches out with soft paws. Reaction to cage door opening: Princess immediately walks out the kennel. Reaction to touch: Princess is very curious and walks around exploring her environment. She comes over when called, brushes her body up for attention and gives soft head butts when rubbed. Her body is soft and relaxed when touched and she is constantly soliciting attention. She does get aroused with prolonged interactions and will whip around quickly and hiss, but she doesn’t display any further reaction. Reaction to being picked up: Princess is calm, relaxed and allows all handling. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Energetic VOCAL: Talkative CHARACTER TYPE: Curious, Affectionate POTENTIAL CHALLENGES: Inappropriate elimination – Princess’s previous owners report that she was eliminating (defecating) outside the litter box for about a year. We are unaware of what, if any, modifications steps were taken to try and address this behavior in the home, so we cannot be sure what the trigger may have been or if this behavior may continue in a future home. However, we recommend that potential adopters be comfortable with management and modification techniques for elimination outside the litter box should this behavior continue in a home environment.
Overstimulation – Princess is social and affectionate but appears to be easily overstimulated. As a result of this observed behavior we recommend adopters who are familiar with signs of behavioral arousal and agitation in cats, so that interactions can be ended before [name] becomes overstimulated. We also recommend fishing pole-type toys for play as they allow for interaction and vigorous, stimulating exercise while keeping human hands at a distance. RECOMMENDATIONS: Experienced cat parent – Princess 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.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
06/23/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 6 YO fs Microchip noted on Intake? 985121007955004 confirmed History : Cat was here as a kitten in 2010. Adopter gave to daughter who is now surrendering cat. No health issues. Subjective: BAR. Obese. Limited PE intially. Sedated. Observed Behavior – Hissing repeatedly from carrier. Got in net. Trying to bite with any contact. CAUTION. Evidence of Cruelty seen – none Evidence of Trauma seen – none Objective Limited PE due to behavior intially. Then sedated with 0.17 cc telazol to do further exam and vx. Still awake enought to hiss and pull away some with this dose. T = P = 200 R = eup BCS= EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: Moderate gingivitis and tartar. Marked focal gingivitis over canines. PLN: No enlargements noted. H/L: NSR, NMA, MM pk, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: FS, no MGT’s MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat. Overweight/ obese. CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: Assessment Mildly obese 6 yo FS DSH. Mod ddz. Plan: Monitor eating. Risk for hepatic lipidosis if not eating or if ddz prevents eating. Prognosis: Good.
07/21/2017 BS NEW URI (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating EXPERIENCE
07/21/17 URI noted on rounds S/O: BARH. Active, attention seeking, allows all handling, eating well EENT: Eyes clear, moderate serous nasal discharge, ulcer forming along upper lip, worse on left side HL: Sneezing A: URI, possible rodent ulcer forming P: Rec doxycycline 1.3ml PO q24 x 10 days. Received convenia on 7/19 for abnormal swelling noted at lower lip. Continue to monitor while at BACC. Good prognosis Ulcer may resolve out of shelter environment but may require steroid treatment if worsens
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