TRIXIE – A1114999 & KITTENS
Urgent - Brooklyn
Trixie gave birth to 5 kittens and needs a loving foster home where she can help raise her babies.
TRIXIE – A1114999
FEMALE, BLACK / WHITE, DOMESTIC SH MIX,1 yr
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 06/11/2017, From NY 11432, DueOut Date 06/14/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 1-2 years Microchip noted on Intake? no History : Stray Subjective: Soft stool noted in cage Observed Behavior – relaxed in cage, friendly during examination, allows all handling Evidence of Cruelty seen – no Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective P = 190 R = 42 BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: adult teeth, no dental disease noted PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Distended, firm, consistent with pregnancy U/G: intact female MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat, Fecal staining back of legs and tail CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: Pregnant Plan: ok for OVH, monitor defecation for diarrhea Prognosis: excellent SURGERY: Okay for surgery
Trixie was brought in as a stray, so we cannot speak to her behavior in her previous home.
Relaxed in cage, friendly during examination, allows all handling
Lying in back of kennel. She allows petting along her head and body, leaning in gently with her head. Very round belly – possibly pregnant. She’s at the front of the kennel by the end of the interaction, vocalizing.
Cage Condition: Cage is re-arranged
Reaction to assessor: Trixie was lying down on her side at the back of the kennel
Reaction when softly spoken to: Trixie leans forward to investigate; lip licks then starts grumbling.
Reaction to cage door opening: Trixie is alert.
Reaction to touch: Trixie grumbles but leans forward to interact with the assessor. She warms up quickly and leans in for rubs and petting all over her body. She appreciates attention and her tail becomes erect and quivers when touched along her back.
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Laid back
VOCAL: Somewhat chatty
CHARACTER TYPE: Sweet, Easy going
BEHAVIOR SUMMARY: Average
Trixie interacts with the observer, appreciates attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. This cat is showing behavior appropriate for new or experienced cat parents.
S/O: BARH. Attention seeking, allows all handling, eating well. Gave birth to 5 kittens overnight – all BAR and nursing very well
EENT: Eyes clear, no ocular or nasal discharge
ABD: Soft, doughy, non tender; no remaining fetuses palpable
P: Continue to monitor while at BACC
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