SASHA – 10484
Safe - 10-27-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 10/27/17 SASHA is a big girl whose owner dumped at the shelter She is very sweet, and was making biscuits, and loves being held. Sasha is already spayed and ready for a furever home. She should have a follow up vet check for some respiratory “sounds” to make sure all is ok.
Intake Date: 10/22/17
Intake Type: Owner surrender
Medical Behavior: Green
Age: 5 years
Sex: Spayed female
Weight: 12 lbs 11.84 oz
Previously lived with: 1 Adults
Behavior toward strangers: Friendly and outgoing
Behavior toward children: Spent time with 2 young children and was respectful and playful
Behavior toward cats: Unknown
Behavior toward dogs: Unknown
Bite or Scratch history: None
Litter box training: Yes
Energy level/descriptors: Friendly, affectionate, mellow and talkative with a medium activity level
Other notes: She is not bothered by having her coat brushed, being picked up and held, being put in a carrier or being disturbed while sleeping.
Very sweet, making biscuits, loves being held. Easily handle able. Did well for all medical handling and procedures
At front of kennel, making eye contact and leaning against kennel door. Allows petting along head and body while leaning in and raising tail. Tail waves back and forth as fur becomes pilo-erect. She continues to allow petting with no further reaction. Kneads kennel floor and purrs. Growls and continues to knead kennel floor after Iâ€™ve closed the door. Ears remain forward and face remains soft. Some conflicted behavior â€“ has a lot of energy. Social eater. Showing signs of overstimulation.
Standing in front of kennel with a soft body and tail raised, reaching out towards me with soft paws and pushing nose through kennel door. Vocalizes. She remains in the front of the kennel as I open the door and allows petting along her head and body while leaning in, tail raised and quivering. She allows Her tail begins to wave back and forth and becomes completely pilo-erect, but she offers no further reaction. Allows all petting for duration of session while purring and kneading kennel floor. No growling today. She remains calm as I pick her up and carry her. Social and friendly â€“ doing great!
Cage is neat
Reaction to assessor:
Sasha chirps then comes forward to greet the assessor.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Sasha purrs softly and rubs her cheeks against the cage door.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Sasha is calm and relaxed.
Reaction to touch:
Sasha leans in for attention and nuzzles up against the assessor’s arm. Her tail pilo-erects when pet, she gives head butts and is incredibly affectionate.
Reaction to being picked up:
Sasha is calm, relaxed and allows all handling.
H – Healthy
Sasha interacts with the observer, appreciates attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. No known history of behavioral problems. This cat is showing behavior appropriate for new or experienced cat parents.
Suitability With Children:
10/25/15 Behavior: Average
Basic Information:Sasha is a 5 and a half year old spayed female. She does not have any current or previous medical issues that the owner is aware of. Owner had Sasha for 5 years but had to surrender due to moving.
Previously lived with:1 Adult
How is this cat around strangers?Around strangers, Sasha is friendly and outgoing. She will approach everyone and solicit attention by rubbing her head against their hand.
How is this cat around children?Owner did not have any children in the home but had 2 nieces ages 10 and 14 who would frequent the home and she stated that Sasha was always respectful and playful around both children.
How is this cat around other cats?Owner did not have any cats in the home so behavior is unknown.
How is this cat around dogs?Owner did not have any dogs in the home so behavior is unknown.
Behavior NotesOWner has never tried to bathe Sasha or trim her nails so behavior is unknown but when Sasha had a nail trim at the vet, she was always well behaved. She is not bothered by having her coat brushed, being picked up and held, being put in a carrier or being disturbed while sleeping.
Bite history:Sasha does not have a bite history.
Medical NotesSasha vomited several times in September but owner thinks it is from eating too fast.
For a New Family to KnowSasha is described as friendly ,affectionate, mellow and talkative. She had a medium activity level and likes to play with all types of toys. Sasha was kept indoors only and is litter box trained. Owner stated that that in September, Sasha had accidents several times around the home but has been using the litter box all of this month. Sasha also vomits when she eats too fast. In the home, Sasha used a hooded litter box with clumping litter. Owner had 3 scratching posts in the home made of carpet, rough rope and cardboard. Sasha does not scratch on the furniture in the home. OWner fed her both wet and dry food brand Science Diet.
Behavior Notes:Behavior during intake: Sasha had a soft and relaxed body during intake and was rubbing her head against the carrier. Counselor was able to scan for a microchip, collar and take a picture without any issues.
Vet Notes: 4:59 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: ~3-5 years
Microchip noted on Intake? positive
History : o/s
Observed Behavior – very sweet, making biscuits, loves being held. Easily handleable. Did well for all medical handling and procedures
Evidence of Cruelty seen – no
Evidence of Trauma seen – no
P = wnl
R = eupneic
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam: adult dentition with mild staining, no oral lesions noted
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs have increased BV sounds bilaterally, eupneic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: FS-spay scar noted on ventrum, no MGTs, no vulvar d/c
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat, overweight
CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Increased BV sounds r/o asthma vs aging cat vs other
Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC
Rec weight loss
Rec CXR if starts to show resp signs
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