SMIZZ – A1111886
Safe - 5-18-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 5/18/17 The Young Miss SMIZZ at BACC Needs You!
CAME IN WITH A MOM AND KITTENS – NERVOUS IN SHELTER AND NEEDS A HOME!
SMIZZ – A1111886
SPAYED FEMALE, BLACK / WHITE, DOMESTIC SH MIX,1 yr
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 05/12/2017, From NY 11412, DueOut Date 05/15/2017, I came in with Group/Litter #K17-097045.
Medical Behavior Evaluation YELLOW
Medical Summary Microchip: Scanned negative Sex: Intact Female Age 1 year Mentation: Appropriate Eyes: Clear Ears: Clear Nose: Clear Teeth: White If abnormal BCS: Skin: dry, no signs of flea dirt or parasites Hair Coat: dirty, light dandruff Declawed: No Any injuries: No Behavior: Fearful, will flee. Talkative, allows touch inside den. Becomes reactive when lifted. Medication: No
Smizz was brought in as a stray, so we cannot speak to her behavior in her previous home. She attempted to flee during intake.
Fearful, will flee. Talkative, allows touch inside den. Becomes reactive when lifted.
Sitting in back of kennel crouched with wide eyes flat eats. Watches me as I approach. When I open the kennel door she moves forward swiftly with a low body, avoiding my hand. She then retreats to the other side of the kennel. Needs more time to adjust.
Sitting in back of kennel crouched with wide eyes flat eats. Watches me as I approach. When I open the kennel door she moves forward swiftly with a low body, avoiding my hand. She then retreats to the other side of the kennel. Needs more time to adjust. Sprayed feliway.
Sitting crouched in back of kennel wih ears tilted forward. She tenses her body and watches me as I open the kennel door, then retreats quickly to the other side of the kennel with a low body as I reach towards her. Nervous – needs more time to adjust.
Cage Condition: Cage is slightly re-arranged
Reaction to assessor: Smizz was lying down, look around and appears to have a tense body posture.
Reaction when softly spoken to: Smizz continues to look at the assessor, but her eyes soften slightly.
Reaction to cage door opening: Smizz becomes stiff and alert.
Reaction to touch: Smizz focuses on the assessor’s hand and quickly darts into her other kennel space. When attempting to pet her again, she attempts to flee from the cage door.
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Cannot evaluate
CHARACTER TYPE: Skittish, Independent
– Placement with a New Hope partner – Smizz is displaying behaviors that preclude placement in the adoptions room and/or may require further investigation before placement in a home. She is extremely fearful in the shelter environment and does not currently tolerate petting or handling. The behavior department feels that placement with a New Hope Partner is the best option at this time.
S/O: QARH. Appears fearful. Eating well.
EENT: No oculonasal discharge, no sneezing.
H/L: Lungs clear.
MS: Amb x 4, no lameness.
A: Apparently healthy based on this and previous exam.
P: OK for OVH.
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 1 year
Microchip noted on Intake? negative
History : Stray cat
Subjective: Apparently healthy
Observed Behavior – tries to flee , scratches
Evidence of Cruelty seen – none
Evidence of Trauma seen – none
P = 180 bpm BCS 4/9
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam: NAF
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: intact female
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
No treatment at this time
SURGERY: Okay for surgery
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