TADAH – A1115353
Safe - 6-21-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 6/21/17 TADA HAS A VIDEO – WATCH HERE! These two cuties were found in the same yard and are quite sweet! Esky is a little more outgoing than his tabby counterpart Tadah, but he currently has a URI! Tadah can be a little shy initially, but is such a sweetheart and would be happiest in an experienced kitty home.
Tadah A1115353, 12-13 Weeks Old, Brown Tabby DSH, Spayed Female, 3.2 lbs, Stray 06/14/17
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 12-13 weeks
Microchip noted on Intake? no
History : Stray kittens found in backyard
Subjective: Cat is Q/BARH.
Observed Behavior – At back of cage, body low, hissing. Able to get out with slow approach and towel. Needed restraint throughout exam, but only so she did not try to flee. Hissing and growling at first, but subsided throughout exam (seemed to relax some by end of exam). Allows all body parts to be touched.
Evidence of Cruelty seen – no
Evidence of Trauma seen – no
T = NA P = wnl R = wnl BCS 5/9
EENT: Mild crusting around eyes with mild chemosis, ears clean, no obvious nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam: Healthy deciduous dentition
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: not performed; red tissue protruding from anus (ruleout minor rectal prolapse vs inflammed rectum)
Assessment: Mild conjunctivitis, OU; Minor rectal prolapse vs inflammation
Plan: Cleaned OU and applied Erythromycin ophth oint. Continue BID x7d. Monitor for URI. Monitor rectum.
SURGERY: Okay for surgery
Pre-surgery exam, monitor for rectal prolapse
S/O: BAR. Nervous, back of cage
EENT: Eyes clear, no ocular or nasal discharge
HL: No sneezing
INTEG: Rectum appears WNL, no prolapse
A: Apparently healthy
P: Based on chart review and no signs of URI, OK for surgery tomorrow
Tadah was brought in as a stray, so we cannot speak to her behavior in her previous home.
At back of cage, body low, hissing. Able to get out with slow approach and towel. Needed restraint throughout exam, but only so she did not try to flee. Hissing and growling at first, but subsided throughout exam (seemed to relax some by end of exam). Allows all body parts to be touched.
Kitten socialization – Tadah is a young cat that may not have had many interactions with humans from an early age. She may be apprehensive of people, but the behavior team believes she has potential to warm up to people. Kittens less than 8 weeks of age can be socialized by almost anyone; however, kittens between 2-4 months may require more time and skill in order for them to be comfortable around people. Please speak to an adoption counselor to learn more about socialization techniques.
Experienced cat parent – Tadah may be a little more independent, and may need time to warm up to her new home. We recommend that this cat go to a home with experienced cat parents.
Lying in kennel with a low body, ears tilted. Hisses and tolerates petting while turning head to watch my hand, body tense. Needs more time to adjust. Sprayed feliway.
Hisses and grumbles when I approached the kennel. Low body posture, lies flat in her litter box. Very nervous. She slinks away and dodges my hand when I attempt to pet her. She closes her eyes and becomes completely immobile once I started petting her. Tense/ stiff body, stops grumbling after a while. Slowly warms up to touch. She boosts her rear and her body perks up when rubbed. She starts purring and gives gentle head butts. She loves the tuna paste. Sweet little girl, just needs some TLC. Sprayed feliway.
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