SUSIE – 12471
Safe - 11-17-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 11/17/17 – Susie is an 8 year old, white and black DSH female. She was originally from BACC so she was spayed prior to coming back to the shelter. She was adopted about 7 years ago, and has been in the home with the adopter since. She was surrendered due to the family moving to a location that does not allow pets. She has no known health issues or injuries, and has not seen a vet recently.
Susie 12471, 8 Years Old, White and Black DSH, Spayed, 13 lbs, Owner Surrender 11/13/17
This behavior note was written by the previous owner of this pet. Animal Care Centers of NYC provides this as a guide for optimal pet placement.
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Animal ID: 12471
Animal Name: Susie
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Date of Intake
Is this cat having litter box issues?
Susie is an 8 year old, white and black DSH female. She was originally from BACC so she was spayed prior to coming back to the shelter. She was adopted about 7 years ago, and has been in the home with the adopter since. She was surrendered due to the family moving to a location that does not allow pets. She has no known health issues or injuries, and has not seen a vet recently.
Previously lived with:
In home with owner.
How is this cat around strangers?
Susie is shy for a few minutes when guests come into the home, but after she warms up, she will come out and rub against their legs. She enjoys being pet once she is comfortable.
How is this cat around children?
Susie has lived with the owners son since his birth, and is relaxed and playful with him.
How is this cat around other cats?
Susie has not spent time around other cats.
How is this cat around dogs?
Susie has not spent time around dogs.
Susie is vocal when in the car. Her owner has never bathed her or trimmed her nails, but stated she enjoys being brushed. She will allow him to pick her up for short periods of time but does not enjoy being held. She struggles when she has to go in the carrier but can be persuaded with food.
No bite history
Has this cat ever had any medical issues?
For a New Family to Know
Susie is described as being friendly, affectionate, and playful. She likes to follow her family around and be in the same room as them. She likes to play with balls and toys she cat swat, and has been a free choice, indoor / outdoor car. She sleeps on the couch with a special blanket for her, and eats mainly dry food. The owner stated she is not a fan of wet food. She is litter box trained to go in an hooded box, with clumping litter. She likes to scratch on leather.
Susie was very friendly during intake. She was rubbing against the counselor and seeking attention. She went in the carrier when wet food was placed in there and did not struggle too much.
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 8 years
Microchip noted on Intake? yes
History : surrender
Subjective: BAR, hydrated
Observed Behavior – friendly, allows exam/treatment with minimal restraint.
Evidence of Cruelty seen -no
Evidence of Trauma seen -no
R = wnl
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: negative oral exam
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: female spayed, no mgts or dc
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, no ectoparasites noted, no masses noted, healthy hair coat. Obese.
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Assessment: Overweight otherwise in apparent good health
Plan: Continue to monitor at BACC
SURGERY: already altered
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