TOM – 23954
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SAFE 4/9/18 TOM is a tuxie boy who was brought to the shelter. He is nervous and has an unknown GI issue which should have a follow up vet check.. Tom needs a home where he can relax and regroup. Please help him today.
Intake Date: 3/28/18
Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: Red
Age: 3 years
Original Location: 11360
Vet Notes: 3:00 PM
Presented with diarrhea, was dewormed on intake and started on fortiflora
-QAR, hiding in feral den
-normal feces in box today
-no concerns reported on symptoms log
1. Diarrhea, resolved
-okay to neuter
L V T Notes: 11:22 AM
No feces in kennel, placed appropriate sign on kennel to bring a sample to medical when available.
Vet Notes: 6:32 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 2-3y based on dentition
Microchip noted on Intake? LVT scanned, negative.
History : stray picked up, noted to have diarrhea and possibly difficulty breathing.
Subjective / Observed Behavior – will attempt to escape, run, hide and scale objects! use net and caution. hissed when LVT attempted to catch cat from jumping off table. Once netted, allowed entire physical exam
Evidence of Cruelty seen – none
Evidence of Trauma seen – none
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: limited oral exam. minimal dental calculus
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: testicles descended, smooth, symmetrical.
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Rectal: feces along rectum. otherwise normal.
Temporary waiver due to diarrhea
L V T Notes: 5:57 AM
[LVT Intake Exam]
Microchip Scan: negative, could not place
Evidence of Cruelty: no
Observed Behavior: quiet in carrier but tense and watchful, when approached cat hisses and flees, climbing up wall and not allowing touch, netted and exam via den
Sex: intact male
Estimated Age: reported appx 3y
Subjective: no history given, diarrhea along back fur
Ears: pinnae clean
Oral Exam: mild staining
Heart: could not auscultate
Lungs: could not auscultate
Abdomen: could not palpate
Musculoskeletal: WNL BCS 5/9
Preliminary Assessment: unknown GI issue
Plan: DVM intake, CT and MC when calm or at Sx
Animal Behavior Saved At: 2-Apr-2018 19:48:30.000
Animal Name: Tom
Age: 3 Years (approx)
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Spayed / Neutered: No
Behavior Assessment Date:
Next Test Date:
Tom was brought in as a stray, so we don’t have any behavioral history or tendencies in a home environment.
Observed Behavior: quiet in carrier but tense and watchful, when approached cat hisses and flees
Curled up in litter box, tense, eyes fully dilated, whiskers forward. Shifted back when door opened, curled up tighter, put ears sideways. Tolerated or leaned slightly away from touch, started drooling. Seemed dull, lethargic.
In den on approach, facing back, crouched down, almost out of sight. Lay in place when door opened, tolerated very brief touch, then shifted away. No other response.
Curled up asleep in litter box. Woke and became tense when door opened, stiff posture, eyes fully dilated. Flinched when door opened. Fled into den when offered treats, body held low.
Reaction to assessor:
Tom remains tense, crouched position at the back during the approach.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Tom remains immobile in place, eyes wide open.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Tom remains tightly curled up with ears erect and forward.
Reaction to touch:
Tom flinches when the touch is performed with no interest towards the interaction.
Experienced, adult only
TM – Treatable-Manageable
Tom may be a little more independent, and may need time to warm up to his new home. Due to the behaviors seen in the care center, we feel that this cat will do best in an experienced, adult only home who understands this cat may need time to warm up to his new home and family at his own pace.
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