TARA – A1072956
Gone - 5-13-2016 Brooklyn
**GONE 05/13/16** DECLAWED FRONT PAWS AND OWNER DIED! This is what this SPAYED girl has been dealing with. TARA is 16 years old and along with CHECKERS A1072955 (in SUPER URGENT and still in need) was left at the shelter after their owner died. She will need an EXPERIENCED hand with no kids, after all this golden oldie wants to be YOUR baby! Offer to FOSTER or ADOPT TARA and give her a great, rest of her life!
*DECLAWED – FRONT PAWS*
My name is TARA. My Animal ID # is A1072956. – P
I am a spayed female gray tabby domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 16 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 05/09/2016 from NY 11234, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB. I came in with Group/Litter #K16-056571.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/10/2016 Exam Type TREATMENT – Medical Rating is 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 7.1 LBS.
.7 ccs pyrantel given in food
05/09/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/09/16 16:41 Basic Information: Tara is a 16 year old domestic short hair cat who is declawed and has no known health problems. Tara was surrendered with her house mate Tara due to their previous owner passing away. Socialization: Around strangers Tara is shy for a couple days and only plays alone. Tara has never been around children so it is unknown how she will react to being around them. Tara has lived with other cats and is relaxed around that other cat and doesn’t play. Tara has spent time with a large dog and is very tolerant of that dog. Tara has never bitten another person or animal. Behavior: Tara will often hide in fear and is relaxed when she rides in a car. Tara’ previous owner did not attempt to give her a bath or trim her nails. so it is unknown how she will react to those events. Tara enjoys being brushed, picked up/held, placed in a carrier and doesn’t mind being disturbed while she is resting/sleeping. For a New Family to Know: Tara is described as friendly with a low activity level. When at home Tara likes to stay hidden. Tara has been kept indoors only and was fed dry food. Tara is litter box trained, used a uncovered litter box with clumping litter. Tara is declawed so she doesn’t need a scratching post Tara allowed staff to take a picture and scan for a microchip but growled when staff attempted to put on a collar.
No Web Memo
05/12/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
As per previous owner, Around strangers Tara is shy for a couple days and only plays alone. Tara has never been around children so it is unknown how she will react to being around them. Tara has lived with other cats. She is relaxed around the other cat but doesn’t play. Tara has spent time with a large dog and is very tolerant of that dog. Tara is described as friendly with a low activity level. Our enrichment facilitator has interacted with Tara and at the time she tolerated petting with a slow approach. Tara meows loudly and was nervous when pet. Tara stops stress meowing and allows contact. Tara tail rises up and comes to the front. Reaction to assessor: Tara does not come to front but looks at you calm and relaxed When spoken quietly: Tara comes to the front of the cage, sits down and calmly looks at the assessor Reaction to door cage opening: Tara remains soft and relaxed Reaction to touch: Tara allows limited petting before meowing loudy and moving away Try picking cat up: Tara is not tolerent of handling Behavior Determination: Experience No Child At the time of the assessment Tara was displaying calm behavior but becomes easily agitated. Tara does not seek attention from the assessor but calmly watches the assessor as the kennel was open. Tara remains at the front of the cage as I started to get closer. I was able to pet her and interact with her in a limited way before she became agitated. We recommend that this cat go to a home with experienced cat parents with no children.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
05/09/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Scanned negative BARH – hissed growled, attacked through cage bars – 0.15mL Telazol given for exam. S~ 16 years Declawed front feet Ears, eyes, nose, throat clear Teeth stained, gingivitis – vet confirms 2/4 dental disease Coat clean No flea dirt or parasites noted Ambx4 NOSF
05/09/2016 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
GERIATRIC EXAM scan: neg sex: female spayed (scar seen ventral abdomen caudal to umbilicus) est age: Surrendering owner reports cat is 16yrs; dentition, eyes, and body condition consistent with 8-10yr old cat S/O: Cat is BAR At front of carrier, acts friendly at first then immediately goes to lunging, striking, and biting at gloves/towel Sedated with 0.15cc Telazol IM, applied artificial tears OU EENT – mild ceruminous debris AU Grade 2/4 dental dz Heart/lungs – grade III/VI heart murmur Abdomen soft, non-painful Coat wnl (declawed front feet, trimmed hind nails) A: Geriatric healthy – mild heart murmur (non-clinical) and mild-moderate dental dz P: Acceptable candidate for rescue or adoption pending behavior eval PROGNOSIS: Good
CAME I WITH:
CHECKERS – A1072955 http://nyccats.urgentpodr.org/checkers-a1072955/
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