PUDDLES – A1121611
Safe - 8-17-2017 Brooklyn
***SAFE 08/17/17***HEALTHY, KIND, GENTLE & ONLY TWO…Found outside of Petco in a carrier with a note “please take home.” PUDDLES was abandoned and desperately needs a new home.
My name is PUDDLES. My Animal ID # is A1121611. – P
I am a female gray and white domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 08/11/2017 from NY 11356, owner surrender reason stated was ABANDON.
08/14/2017 AT RISK MEMO
A1121611 Puddles – Adult only determination; Puddles remains calm and relaxed when approached for interaction, but she hisses and growls when pet along her body. She doesn’t seem to mind gentle petting on her head and will lean in for cheek and chin rubs, but after a few strokes along her body she begins to display distance-increasing behaviors.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/12/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 6.0 LBS.
FVRCP Product Name: 1-HCP Serial Number: 02061288B Location of Vaccination: RFL Revaccination Date: 8/26/17 Rabies Product Name: 1-Rabies Serial Number: 182849 Location of Vaccination: RHL Revaccination Date: 8/12/18 Veterinarian: 1416 EFFIPRO topically MC placed Felv/Fiv–neg Pyrantel PO
08/11/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
08/11/17 15:03 upon intake Puddles was quiet . puddles allowed to be scanned however when attempted to be handling puddles hissed. allowed limited handling.
No Web Memo
08/14/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Puddles was brought in as a stray, so there is no information on her behavior in her previous home. She was quiet during intake and allowed the counselor to scan her, but she hisses when handling is attempted. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Observed Behavior: Friendly and allowed all medical handling, laying in the back of the cage but when pet on head she head butted and came to the front of the cage. Was very good during all medical handling and restraint. No hissing, growling, or swatting. EVALUATION: Cage Condition: Cage is neat Reaction to assessor: Puddles was sitting by the front with her head poked out from her cubby, calm and relaxed. Reaction when softly spoken to: Puddles looks at the assessor and appeared curious, but blinks softly. Reaction to cage door opening: Puddles becomes alert, but remains in place. Reaction to touch: Puddles sniffs the assessor’s hand and head-butts lightly. She leans in for cheek rubs and begins to purr. She allows a few strokes on her back before she hisses and starts to grumble. She recovered pretty quickly and will continue to allow petting on her head. She will allow strokes on her body, but will hiss again. She may dislike being pet along her body. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate VOCAL: Quiet CHARACTER TYPE: Curious, Shy, Sweet POTENTIAL CHALLENGES: – Pet-induced aggression – Puddles appreciates petting and attention, but after a few soft passes over the body she begins to hiss and growl at the assessor. This may be a sign of petting-induced aggression, where repeated physical contact results in discomfort for the cat. 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 Puddles becomes reactive. Treats should be used to reward appropriate responses to physical attention. RECOMMENDATIONS: – Experienced, adult home only – Puddles appreciates petting on her head, but she does not appear to like being rubbed on her body. Due to her tendency to hiss and growl after being pet on her body, we feel that this cat will do best in an adult only home.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
08/12/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 2 year Microchip noted on Intake? negative History : stray, found outside of petco in a carrier with a note “please take home” Subjective: BARH Observed Behavior: friendly and allowed all medical handling, laying in the back of the cage but when pet on head she head butted and came to the front of the cage. Was very good during all medical handling and restraint. No hissing, growling, or swatting. Evidence of Cruelty seen – no Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective P = wnl R = wnl BCS 4/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: no oral lesions noted, clean adult dentition PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated, distended U/G: FI, no spay scar or tattoo noted when ventrum shaved MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy haircoat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: Apparently healthy Plan: CTM while at BACC Prognosis ok to schedule for surgery SURGERY:
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