PUMPKIN – A1121719
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*** SAFE 8/20/17 *** PUMPKIN is one of a larger group from a home that had “too many”
My name is PUMPKIN. My Animal ID # is A1121719. – P
I am a male org tabby domestic sh. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR 6 MONTHS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 08/12/2017 from NY 11694, owner surrender reason stated was TOO MANY P. I came in with Group/Litter #K17-105787.
08/15/2017 AT RISK MEMO
A1121719 Pumpkin – Adult only determination; Pumpkin remains neutral when approached, but he becomes stiff and alert during interactions. He curls his body up tightly, focuses on the person, and attempts to shift away to avoid contact. Although he tolerates brief petting, he appears very cautious of people and the environment.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/15/2017 Exam Type PRE/POST S/N – Medical Rating is 2 C – MINOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 8.1 LBS.
Pre-op exam: 1431 BAR, hydrated EENT: no evidence of URI, clear au/ou H/L: within normal limits ABD: nsf U/G: male intact MSI: small scratch on nose otherwise nsf A: in apparent good health P: ok for neuter tomorrow
08/12/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
08/12/17 14:24hrs Cat was timid and did not let me pick up.
No Web Memo
08/15/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: During intake Pumpkin was timid and didn’t allow handling. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Nervous. Good for all medical handling. Did not hiss, strike, or try to bite. Did not need net to restrain. ENRICHMENT NOTES: 08/13/17 Sitting crouched in front of kennel with a tense body, tail wrapped round him. He retreats to the back when I open the kennel door and tolerates petting with a tense body, ears tilted. Needs more time to adjust. EVALUATION: Cage Condition: Cage is neat Reaction to assessor: Pumpkin was curled up by the front of the cage with his tail wrapped around his body. Reaction when softly spoken to: Pumpkin looks around, scanning his surroundings then backs away when the assessor talks softly to him. Reaction to cage door opening: Pumpkin remains motionless. Reaction to touch: Pumpkin’s eyes widen, he lip licks and he backs away slowly when the assessor extends his hand out. He keeps his tail tucked under his body and dodges the assessor’s hand when attempting to pet him. His body feels tense, he tolerates brief contact and watches the assessor’s hand when pet along his body. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Laid back VOCAL: Quiet CHARACTER TYPE: Skittish POTENTIAL CHALLENGES: Fearful – Pumpkin has displayed fearful behavior during their stay in the care center and may dislike certain types of handling. A fearful cat will feel more relaxed when given options, so provide him with the chance to move closer, investigate, or interact with you. Be sure to offer incentive such as treats or play time whenever the cat makes a small positive step. Please speak to an adoption counselor for additional information on methods to desensitize your cat to their fear stimulus. RECOMMENDATIONS: Experienced, adult home only – Pumpkin tolerates attention and petting but may be fearful or stressed in the shelter, and may be intimidated by small children. He may be a little more independent, and may need time to warm up to his new home. Due to the behaviors seen in the care center, we feel that this cat will do best in an experienced, adult only home.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
08/12/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 C – MINOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 1-2 years Microchip noted on Intake? negative History : o/s with several other cats Subjective: BARH Observed Behavior – Nervous. Good for all medical handling. Did not hiss, strike, or try to bite. Did not need net to restrain. Evidence of Cruelty seen – no Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective P = wnl R = wnl BCS 5/9 EENT: No d/c ou, ears have moderate brown/black waxy debris, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: clean adult dentition PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: MI, 2 testicles descended MSI: Ambulatory x 4, live fleas and flea dirt noted, no masses noted, healthy hair coat, scabs around head CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: Apparently healthy Suspect ear mites Fleas Plan: CTM while at BACC Revolution Prognosis: excellent SURGERY: Okay for surgery
CAME IN WITH
A1121715 – MANDY
A1121716 – PETE
A1121721 – GEE
A1121722 – JUNE
A1121723 – MELLOW
A1121724 – CARROT
A1121726 – BOOTSY
A1121728 – LITTLE JON
Came in With
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