UMI – 15302
Safe - 12-21-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 12/21/17 UMI is a sweet girl whose owner left at the shelter. She is already spayed. Umi has an umbilical hernia which should be repaired. Please give this kitty a home for the holidays!
Care Center Location: Brooklyn
ZIP Code From: 11207
Intake Date: 12/3/17
Intake Type: Owner surrender
Medical Behavior: Blue
Age: 2 years
Sex: Spayed Female
Weight: 12 lbs
Previously lived with: 1 adult, 1 cat
Behavior toward strangers: Friendly
Behavior toward children: Unknown
Behavior toward cats: Playful at first, but started to keep her distance when the other cat hissed at her
Behavior toward dogs: Unknown
Bite or Scratch history: None
Litter box training: Yes
Energy level/descriptors: Friendly, affectionate, and playful with a very high activity level
Other notes: She doesnâ€™t mind being picked up/held or having her coat brushed. She likes to follow her owner around when he is home and likes to play with balls, string toys, wand toys and chasing toys.
Very sweet but easily overstimulated. Easily handle able. Did well for all medical handling and procedures
Cage is slightly re-arranged
Reaction to assessor:
Umi chirps and immediately comes forward to greet the assessor.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Umi continues to vocalize and gently rubs her entire body up against the kennel door.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Umi remains calm and relaxed.
Reaction to touch:
Umi perks up when pet and was constantly soliciting attention. She gives head butts, rolls around playfully and nuzzles against the assessor’s hand.
Reaction to being picked up:
Umi was calm, relaxed and allows all handling.
H – Healthy
Umi interacts with the Assessor, solicits attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. No known history of behavioral problems. This cat can go to a beginner home.
Suitability With Children:
12/06/17 Behavior: Beginner
Date of Intake3-Dec-2017
Is this cat having litter box issues?NoBasic Information:Umi is a 2 year old, gray DSH female. She was spayed prior to coming to the shelter and has no known health issues or injuries. She has not seen a vet recently. Umi was an owner surrender due to the owners other cat attacking Umi.
Previously lived with:In home with owner, 1 cat
How is this cat around strangers?Umi is friendly when meeting new people. Owner stated he did not have guests over often but when he did she would approach them
How is this cat around children?Umi has not spent time around children.
How is this cat around other cats?Umi lived with one male cat, she would initiate play but the other cat would hiss and bite her. She would then keep her distance.
How is this cat around dogs?Umi has not spent time around dogs.
Behavior NotesUmi’s owner has not bathed her or trimmed her nails. He stated he can brush her and she does not struggle. Umi allows her owner to pick her up and put her in a carrier with ease.
Bite history:Umi has no bite history.
Energy level/descriptors:Very High
Has this cat ever had any medical issues?NoFor a New Family to KnowUmi is described as being friendly, affectionate and playful. She likes to follow her owner around when he is home and likes to play with balls, string toys, wand toys and chasing toys. She has been an indoor cat and sleeps either on her bed or her owners bed. She eats dry food and is litter box trained using a hooded box and crystal litter. She had a cardboard scratching post but liked to scratch on the leather furniture.
Behavior Notes:Umi was friendly during intake, she kept a low body at first but was receptive to being pet. She jumped from the table but was easy to pick up.
Vet Notes: 2:11 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 2-3 years
Microchip noted on Intake? positive 981020019925713
History : o/s
Observed Behavior – very sweet but easily overstimulated. Easily handleable. Did well for all medical handling and procedures
Evidence of Cruelty seen – no
Evidence of Trauma seen – no
P = wnl
R = eupneic
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam: clean adult dentition, no oral lesions noted
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated, ~1cm nonreducible umbilical hernia palpated
U/G: FS (was previously here in chameleon), no MGTs, no vulvar d/c
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat, overweight
CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Non-reducible umbilical hernia ~1cm
Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC
Rec surgical repair of hernia
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