TOAST – 23532
Safe - 3-29-2018 Brooklyn
SAFE – ADOPTED 3/29/18 – Adorable Little Face! This Cute Gray & White Girl Is The TOAST of the Town!
Toast 23532 – 5 yr. spayed gray/white cat:
Toast was brought in without information on her behavior history or tendencies in a home environment.
Observed Behavior -hissing, growling
Tense, low body posture. Hiding behind the kuranda bed. Her eyes dart around the kennel, body tenses up. Wary of surroundings. Vocalizes upon approach, not open to interacting. Kept interaction short and left treats by the front of the kennel.
Lying beneath kuranda bed, body low and tense. Pupils are dilated. He backs away as I lift the cage cover and tolerates petting along his head and body with the scratcher while leaning away and hissing, ears flat against skull. Nervous boy, needs more time to adjust. Limited interaction due to stress. Left him some treats and sprayed feliway.
Lying in center of kennel, body neutral and ears forward. Makes eye contact when spoken to. He stands up as the kennel door opens and approaches me with a soft body. Eats treat given (temptations) so I click and reward each time he remains calm, comes forward, solicits attention or leans in for petting. Responded well to clicker training â€“ beginning to allow petting. Rolls over onto side. Doing much better today!
Cage is slightly re-arranged
Reaction to assessor:
Toast was lying down, calm and relaxed.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Toast makes eye contact with the assessor and blinks softly.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Toast becomes alert, but remains in place.
Reaction to touch:
Toast sniffs the assessor’s hand and allows petting, pushing up against the assessor’s hand and leaning on her side. She tenses up when pet along her body, however, focusing on the assessor’s hand and then batting it once, hissing after. She retreats and hisses again when petting was attempted.
TM – Treatable-Manageable
Toast tolerates attention and petting but may be fearful or stressed in the shelter. She seems to appreciate head rubs, but becomes uncomfortable when pet along her body. She may need time to warm up to her new home. We recommend that this cat go to a home with experienced cat parents. Any future home with children should conduct a thorough interaction before adopting.
Vet Notes: 2:12 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age:5 y
Microchip noted on Intake?y
Microchip Number (If Applicable):981020023073116
History :5 years acc return
Observed Behavior -hissing, growling
Evidence of Cruelty seen -n
Evidence of Trauma seen -n
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam:limited–seems wnl
H/L: NSR, NMA, Lungs clear, eupneic
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of
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