SAM – A1106167
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SAFE 4/2/17 SAM AND ELLO WERE ABANDONED AT BACC – ELLO IS SAFE – IT”S SAM’S TURN – PLEASE ADOPT!
SAM – A1106167
SPAYED FEMALE, ORG TABBY / TORBIE, DOMESTIC SH MIX,2 yrs
STRAY – ONHOLDHERE, HOLD FOR DOH-B Reason ABANDON
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 03/13/2017, From NY 11235, DueOut Date 03/23/2017, I came in with Group/Litter #K17-090914.
Overstimulation – Sam is social and affectionate but appears to show signs of 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 Sam 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.
Experienced cat parent – Sam 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.
Sam was brought in as a stray, so we cannot speak to her behavior in her previous home.
Timid but allows all handling.
Inside a den with his head by the opening. Becomes alert and looks around when approached, unsure, blinking when spoken to. Comes out slightly when offered some treats, sniffing them, but doesn’t eat them. Shrinks back into the den when petting was attempted, unsure and wary. Sprayed feliway and left alone for now.
Hiding inside feral den but peeps her head out when I called her name. Easily able to coax forward, loves temptation treats. Sniffs hand, hesitant at first but accepts touch. Warms up with contact, gives gentle head butts. Tail rises, raises rear when pet, builds confidence. Removed feral den and gave her a kuranda bed. Doing better!
Resting underneath her kuranda bed, comes forward as soon as I call her name. Looks around before approaching, sniffs then rubs against the kennel door. Leans in when rubbed on her cheeks, gives soft head butts. Tail rises up, body perks up when pet along her back. Really coming out of her shell, doing great! Enjoys tuna filets. Didn’t try picking her up, taking it slow. Appreciates attention.
Calm, relaxed, and friendly by the front. She head-butts and rubs against the cage door, tail lowered and waving slightly. She retreats when cage door opens, but comes forward again to interact, head-butting as soon as she’s touched. Leans in for cheek rubs, her tail sways more and more, but she seems to really appreciate attention. Very sweet and affectionate as long as I use gentle and slow strokes.
At the front of the kennel, rubbing whole body up against the door. Tail pilo-erects, reaches out with paws gently and continues soliciting attention. Friendly & social. Sniffs hand and accepts petting/ attention. Tail swishes back and forth with continued contact. She gets excited and turns around to focus on hand when rubbed for too long. Doesn’t display any further reaction. A bit tense when picked up, relaxes and allows all handling.
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
CHARACTER TYPE: Calm, Sweet, Affectionate
DVM Intake Exam Findings
History STRAY DOH-B
Observed Behavior – TIMID BUT ALLOWS HANDLING
Evidence of Cruelty seen – NONE
Evidence of Trauma seen – NONE
P = WNL R = WNL BCS 6/9
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam: FOCALIZED MILD GINGIVITIS CARNASSIALS
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: SHAVED ABD SPAY SCAR SEEN AND FELT
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
WHEN RETURNED TO KENNEL ATE WET FOOD WELL
Medical Behavior Status BLUE
Medical Status 2NC
Asilomar Status TREATMANAG
Fast Track? NO, DOH HOLD
NO TREATMENT AT THIS TIME
Came in With
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