TOWNSEN – 21896
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*SAFE 3/14/18* Fearful Gray Tabby With URI NEEDS YOU AT BACC! Cutie TOWNSEN! 1 year old TOWNSEN was brought to the shelter. She is nervous and trying to flee and needs a home to relax and regroup.
Care Center Location: Brooklyn
ZIP Code From: 11207
Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: Blue
Age: 1 year
Weight: 10 lbs
Townsen was brought in as a stray, so there is no information on their behavior history or tendencies in their previous home. He did not allow handling during intake and was trying to flee.
Observed Behavior – feral type fleeing behavior described by intake staff
Lying in back of kennel with a low, tense body and face. Makes eye contact when spoken to, eyes wide, then tolerates petting along head and body while turning face away from the bear-claw and slowly attempting to climb up the wall. Nervous, needs more time to adjust.
Crouched in back of kennel, tail curled around body and body tense. Tolerates petting along head and body with the bear-claw while turning head away and licking lips. Shifts weight. Uncomfortable, needs more time to adjust. Not interested in treats at the moment.
Cage is neat
Reaction to assessor:
Townsen becomes alert and has a low body posture. He takes a few steps back and looks around.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Townsen looks at the assessor with almond shaped eyes, but does not approach the front.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Townsen remains motionless.
Reaction to touch:
Townsen sniffs the assessor’s hand and accepts gentle petting. He slowly shifts away to his other kennel space, but allows gentle strokes along his body as he moves away. He tolerates gentle petting, but continues to shift away to avoid further contact.
Potential challenges comments:
Townsen has displayed fearful behavior during their stay in the care center and appears uncomfortable with extended handling. A fearful cat will feel more relaxed when given options, so provide him with the chance to move closer, investigate, or interact with you. Be sure to offer incentive such as treats or play time whenever the cat makes a small positive step. Please speak to an adoption counselor for additional information on methods to desensitize your cat to their fear stimulus.
Experienced, adult only
TM – Treatable-Manageable
Townsen tolerates attention and petting but may be fearful or stressed in the shelter, and may be intimidated by small children. He 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.
This animal came from:Found StrayOrigin AddressSpay/Neuter statusUnknownDate of Intake28-Feb-2018
Basic Information:Townsen is a grey and white tabby cat that came to the center as a stray.
Previously lived with:Unknown
How is this cat around strangers?Unknown
How is this cat around children?Unknown
How is this cat around other cats?Unknown
How is this cat around dogs?Unknown
For a New Family to KnowUnknown
Behavior Notes:Townsen did not allow any handling and tried to flee.
Vet Notes: 10:48 AM
Monitor for URI and diarrhea – Nasal discharge noted, suspect due to dental disease
S/O: BAR. Tense in back of cage. Food available. Clean litter.
EENT: Nuclear sclerosis, mild epiphora OU, mild mucoid nasal discharge
HL: No sneezing or sneeze marks in cage, normal RR/RE
INTEG: Full coat
A: Nasal discharge – URI vs dental disease
P: Rec convenia 0.45ml SQ. Continue to monitor while at BACC
Vet Notes: 4:23 PM
Very limited due to behavior – trying to flee.
BAR in cage. H/L good. Unable to examine further.
Sedated with simbadol 0.61 cc sq.
Telazol 0.1 cc.
Exam under sedation:
EENT: Eyes clr. Mild MPND R side, minimal d/c L side.
Oral: R sided – Marked gingivitis and stomatitis/ glaucitis, some bleeding, marked tartar, some missing molars. Generally, mod – marked tartar and gingivitis. Missing some incisiors.
MSI: BCS= 4/9, ambx 4, good hair coat. Some dry diarrhea on tail and back legs.
Abd: SNP, NMP.
UG: male neutered.
A) MN 7+ year old DSH
ND – r/o due to ddz vs URI starting.
P) Convenia 0.45 cc SQ.
SQF 100 cc.
Re-checks to monitor for URI vs ddz.
Do not put in iso for now.
Change age to 7 and sex to MN.
Vet Notes: 6:51 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Microchip noted on Intake?n
Microchip Number (If Applicable):
Observed Behavior -feral type fleeing behavior described by intake staff. examined by dvm in net: was subdued once in net
Evidence of Cruelty seen -n
Evidence of Trauma seen -n
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam:limited. canines clean, missing a few incisors
H/L: NSR, NMA, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: limited–seems wnl
U/G:female, presumed intact
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Okay for surgery
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