VIRTUS – 10162
Safe - 10-28-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 10/28/17 VIRTUS is a very sweet cat who is about 4 years old and was dumped by his owner at the shelter. He is already neutered and would love to be your new best friend!
Intake Date: 10/19/17
Intake Type: Owner Surrender
Medical Behavior: Green
Age: 4 years
Previously lived with: 2 adults
Behavior toward strangers: May keep his distance, but is relaxed and allow petting after
Behavior toward children: Relaxed
Behavior toward cats: Lived in harmony with 3 cats, sometimes playing and lounging around together
Behavior toward dogs: Unknown
Bite or Scratch history: None
Litter box training: Yes
Energy level/descriptors: He was described as friendly and relaxed, with a low activity level.
Other notes: He likes to sun bathed by the window. He was not interested in toys.
Observed Behavior – very sweet. Easily handle able. Did well for all medical handling and procedures
Cage is neat
Reaction to assessor:
Virtus was lying down, calm and relaxed.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Virtus rolls over and rubs his cheeks against his bedding. He looks at the assessor upside down with almond-shaped eyes.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Virtus gets up and greets by the opening, his tail quivering.
Reaction to touch:
Virtus approaches and head-butts lightly. He rubs his head against the assessor’s body and allows petting all over.
Reaction to being picked up:
Virtus remains calm and allows handling.
H – Healthy
Virtus 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:
10/23/17 Behavior: Beginner
Is this cat having litter box issues?
Virtus is a gray and white, male (altered) cat that is 4 years old. The owner received Virtus as a gift. The owner is surrender her cat due to having an illness. She has cared for him since a kitten.
Previously lived with:
How is this cat around strangers?
Virtus is relaxed around strangers he keeps his distance but will allow to be petting.
How is this cat around children?
Virtus has socialized with a child that is Virtus10 years old and is relaxed around the child.
How is this cat around other cats?
Virtus has lived with 3 cats (s/n) they lived in harmony. They would sometimes play and lounge around the house together.
How is this cat around dogs?
Virtus has not lived with dogs.
n car rides Virtus is quiet. Virtus has never been given a bath or had her nails trimmed by the previous owner. He enjoys being brushed and wasn’t bothered when picked up and held. He also isn’t bothered when being placed in a carrier or disturbed while sleeping.
He never has a bite history.
Has this cat ever had any medical issues?
For a New Family to Know
He was described as friendly and relaxed.He likes to sun bathed by the window. He was not interested in toys. He has never had a scratching post. But did not scratch on anything in the home.
He allowed being collard, scanned and photographed.
L V T Notes: 4:26 PM
[LVT Intake Exam]
Microchip Scan: negative
Evidence of Cruelty:no
Observed Behavior: relaxed, allowed handling
Sex: male neutered
Estimated Age:~ ~4 year as per owner
Subjective: describe how he animal is presenting and any known history
Oral Exam: teeth- moderate to severe dental tartar, gingivitis- possible dental diaese
nose- clear, nosf
Musculoskeletal: BCS_ 7/9, overweight, but good muscling, no fleas seen
Mentation: BARH, no abnormal neuro sign noted
Preliminary Assessment: dental disease, overweight
Plan: needs DVM exam
Vet Notes: 11:30 AM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: ~4-5 years
Microchip noted on Intake? negative
History : o/s
Observed Behavior – very sweet. 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: adult dentition with mild dental disease, no oral lesions noted
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat, overweight
CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Mild dental disease
Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC
Rec weight loss
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