SAYYORA – A1105255 & KITTENS – A1105293, A1105294, A1105295, A1105296
Safe - 3-8-2017 Manhattan
FIV POSITIVE – GAVE BIRTH
SAYYORA – A1105255
FEMALE, BRN TABBY / WHITE, DOMESTIC SH MIX,1 yr
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 03/03/2017, From NY 10453, DueOut Date 03/06/2017,
Active labor began with birth of first kitten while in Intake room
No exam done-moved to med w/ covered cage to finish parturition
Mom gave birth to 4 kittens throughout the night
S/O: visual exam only- p lactating, nursing kittens- 4 in total- making “biscuits” while nursing
S: sweet, eating well, 4 kittens (1105293, 1105294, 1105295, 1105296) observed nursing yesterday, sleeping w queen this morning, queen is very sweet and affectionate to people, but hissing and swatting lightly if kittens are disturbed
slightly dehydrated (water dish empty)
EENT: mild dental tartar, no discharge at nares/OU/AU, no oral ulceration
Int: dry hemorrhage at ventral base of tail, mammary gg enlarged and expressing milk WNL
CV: NMA, pulses not palpated, pink tacky mm
Resp: clear lungs, eupnic
Abd: distended, uncomfortable on abd palpation,
UG: fresh and dry hemorrhage at vulva
MS: 4x ambulatory, BCS 5/9
Neuro: BAR, no obvious neuro deficits
vulvar hemorrhage (r/o post queening vs continued labor vs dystocia vs other)
abd distension (r/o post queening vs other)
abd rads (no sedation) = no fetal skeletons noted, enlarged baldder, enlarged colon with large amount of feces, distended stomach with soft-tissue (food) material, SI displacement ventral and cranial
look for foster
Pt allows minimal exam but is tense and growls after a few minutes.
Water dish was covered with an empty water bowl. Removed the empty bowl, pt drank water.
Mild tartar, pink MMs
BAR-H, walking around cage, grooming self and kittens. All four kittens are moving around and appear healthy.
No further exam completed to minimize stress.
Seek foster care or placement.
S/O/A) FIV+ Queen with kittens.
Stable and doing well.
P) Awaiting foster/ NH.
Sayyora was brought in as a stray, so we cannot speak to her behavior in her previous home. Her finder found her on the street and was able to place her into a cardboard box. She had a relaxed and soft body during intake, allowing the counselors to conduct all handling.
Very sweet and affectionate to people, but hissing and swatting lightly if kittens are disturbed
Cage Condition: Cage is neat
Reaction to assessor: Sayyora was lying down and was calm, relaxed, and friendly.
Reaction when softly spoken to: Sayyora chirps and looks at the assessor with soft eyes.
Reaction to cage door opening: Sayyora remains soft and relaxed.
Reaction to touch: Sayyora leans in for petting and starts kneading the air. She curls her body closer to her kittens and begins to purr loudly.
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
CHARACTER TYPE: Social, Sweet
BEHAVIOR SUMMARY: Beginner
Sayyora interacts with the Assessor, solicits attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. This cat can go to a beginner home.
Sayyora was brought in as a stray. The finder found her on the street; the finder placed Sayyora in a cardboard box and brought her to the shelter. No other information could be provided during intake.
During intake Sayyora was relaxed with soft body. Sayyora allowed to be scanned (negative), collared, pictured, and placed in a cat kennel.
A1105293, A1105294, A1105295, A1105296 – Cleo, Alf, Pierre, Lafayette
5d Neonate Kittens
Feeding off of Mom very well
Mom groomed them well
Unable to determine gender
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