SNOWBALL – A1105887
Safe - 3-18-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 3/18/17 — 4 YR OLD SNOWBALL WAS BROUGHT TO THE SHELTER FOR BEING TOO ACTIVE – HE NEEDS A HOME WHERE HE CAN RUN AND PLAY LIKE ANY HEALTHY CAT!!
BROOKLYN CENTER (Previously Manhattan)
SNOWBALL – A1105887
NEUTERED MALE, WHITE / GRAY, DOMESTIC SH MIX,4 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason TOO ACTIVE
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 03/11/2017, From NY 10453, DueOut Date 03/14/2017,
Snowball is a 4 yr. old male domestic short hair mix. The owner surrendered Snowball because of allergies and his unpredictable behavior around children. Snowball has no health problems and the owner last vet in June of last year. He was given unknown medication for behavior problems, however the owner does not know the name of the medication and has not given it to him for at least 2 months.
The owner states that around strangers Snowball is very nervous and shy. Snowball has lived with children between the ages of 2 and 10 years old however Snowball as of the last 4 months she jumps on them or charges at them unprovoked. Snowball has lived with a pit bull mix puppy, they got along with each other and play very well together. Snowball has attempted multiple times over the last for months but has not caused bleeding.
Snowball does not like been bathed, having his nails trimmed, having his coat brushed or being picked up and being placed in a cat carrier (he will struggle and swat the person).
For a new family to know:
The owner describes Snowball shy and independent cat with a medium activity level. Snowball has played with rubber ball, wand, stuffed and string cat toys; he lives mostly indoors and sleeps anywhere in the house that he wants. In the home Snowball prefers to keep to himself and . Snowball eats kibbles and bits brand dry cat food and is open feed. He is litter box trained and uses an uncovered litter box with clumping litter. Snowball has never been given a scratching post so the owner does not know if he will use it or not.
Behavior during intake:
During intake Snowball was very tense with stiff body, he allowed us to scanned (-) put on collar, photographed and placed in a cat kennel.
DVM Intake Exam Findings
History : The patient is stable. No vomiting, diarrhea, coughing or sneezing.
Observed Behavior – BAR
Evidence of Cruelty seen – None
Evidence of Trauma seen – none
T =Not taken P = Not taken R = Not taken BCS 6/9
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam: No massess
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Rectal: No performed
Medical Behavior Status- Blue
Medical Status- Overweight
Asilomar Status- Healthy
Fast Track- None
No treatment at this time
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