VANILLA – 9861
Safe - 10-22-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 10/22/17 VANILLA was dumped by his owner – he is shy but friendly and needs a home.
Intake Date: 10/16/17
Intake Type: Owner surrender
Medical Behavior: Green
Age: 1.6 years
Weight: 17 lbs 14.4 oz
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 1.5 years
Microchip noted on Intake? no
History : stray
Observed Behavior – a little timid, but friendly, easily examined and treated with minimal restraint.
Evidence of Cruelty seen -no
Evidence of Trauma seen -no
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: negative oral exam
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: male intact
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, flea dirt noted in hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities.
Assessment: in apparent good health
Plan: continue to monitor at ACC
SURGERY: ok for surgery
KNOWN HISTORY: Vanilla was brought in as a stray, so we cannot speak to his behavior in his previous home. His finder said he was friendly and allowed to be picked up and petted.
MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: A little timid, but friendly, easily examined and treated with minimal restraint.
Cage Condition: Cage is neat
Reaction to assessor: Vanilla lying down and relaxed in his cubby. He perks up when the assessor approaches then comes forward to solicit attention.
Reaction when softly spoken to: Vanilla continues chirping and rubs his body up against the cage door.
Reaction to cage door opening: Vanilla is calm and relaxed.
Reaction to touch: Vanilla nudges the assessor’s hand, leans in for rubs and is constantly soliciting attention. His tail quivers and he tends to get a little excited when interacting but he never displays any further reaction. He purrs, rolls around and allows petting all over.
Reaction to being picked up: Vanilla was a bit tense when held, then got antsy and leaped back into the kennel.
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Energetic
VOCAL: Somewhat chatty
CHARACTER TYPE: Sweet
POTENTIAL CHALLENGES: None
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: Average
Behavior Asilomar H – Healthy
BEHAVIOR SUMMARY: Vanilla 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.
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