WHEELER – A1124926
Rescue Only - Manhattan
***STILL ALIVE 09/18/17***HEALTHY YOUNG PANTHER WILL DIE DUE TO FEAR….NEEDS RESCUE ANGEL NOW! ONE YEAR OLD Wheeler was abandoned at the shelter. He’s scared and been through so much! Please offer him a new “leash” on life by offering to foster or adopt. Needs to decompress from being dumped at the shelter. Contact our help desk for assistance. ONLY HAS TIL NOON TOMORROW!!!!!
My name is WHEELER. My Animal ID # is A1124926.
I am a neutered male black domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 09/09/2017 from NY 10461, owner surrender reason stated was ABANDON.
09/17/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Wheeler A1124926 is at risk with a New Hope Only determination as a handling assessment was unable to be performed. Wheeler increases distance upon interaction attempts and has been observed to hide, growl, hiss and swat.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
09/16/2017 Exam Type PRE/POST S/N – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NH ONLY, Weight 9.2 LBS.
09/16/17 13:37 Presurgical exam: **limited to visual exam prior to sedation due to aggressive/fractious behavior** BAR BCS 5/9 – no c/s/ v/d observed/reported – hissing/striking when approaching cage – amb x 4 Under sedation: EENT: clean/clear Oral Exam: fractured right max. canine, nosf PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: bradycardic with poss. arrhythmia but sedated, difficult to tell; Lungs nsf ABD: soft abdomen, no masses palpated U/G: intact male MSI: skin free of parasites, no masses noted, no obvious signs of injury/trauma CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: not performed A: apparently healthy = ok for surgery Routine Neuter: Testicular blocks admin. prior to surgical prep.; Testes exteriorized on R and L sides by scrotal incision over each testicle; each spermatic cord was auto-ligated, excised distal to the ligature and the testes were removed; scrotal incisions are left open to drain and heal by second intention; a green-ink tattoo was placed at the caudal abdomen lateral to midline Exam & surgery performed by Dr. 0577 Feline neuter Anesthesia – 0.08 mL dexdomitor, 0.04 mL butorphanol, 0.4 mL ketamine induction. Testicular block: 0.02 mL Hydromorphone, 0.1 lidocaine, 0.45 bupivacaine. 0.55 mL Simbadol injectable and 0.4 mL Onsior for pain management.
09/09/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
09/09/17 13:59 Basic Information Wheeler is a one year old, black male cat that was surrendered stray. Finder stated she found him in an apartment building. Wheeler currently has no visible sign of injury or illnes. Behavior during Intake Wheeler maintained a stiff posture, hissed and did not allow handling.
No Web Memo
09/12/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Steady VOCAL: Quiet CHARACTER TYPE: Bold, Independent KNOWN HISTORY: Wheeler was brought in as a stray, so we don’t have any behavioral history or tendencies in a home environment. During intake, Wheeler maintained a stiff posture, hissed and did not allow handling. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 9/11/17- Observed Behavior – growling throughout the exam ENRICHMENT NOTES: 09/11/17 Hiding inside den, but looks out from peep hole with dilated and wide eyes. Remains in place and focuses on hand when extended, but shifts further into den when petting is attempted. Not ready to interact yet. EVALUATION: Cage Condition: No change Reaction to assessor: Wheeler remains tense, hiding in the cat den during the approach. Reaction to cage door opening: Wheeler remains immobile in place, alert with eyes wide open. Reaction to touch: Wheeler distance increases further into the den then swats and low growls at the assessor’s hand. Reaction to being picked up: Unable to perform do to behavior. BEHAVIOR SUMMARY: Wheeler is displaying behaviors that preclude placement in the adoptions room and/or may require further investigation before placement in a home. He is stressed in the shelter environment and does not currently tolerate petting or handling. The behavior department feels that placement with a New Hope Partner is the best option at this time.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
09/11/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 2 Microchip noted on Intake? n History : stray Subjective: Observed Behavior – growling throughout. examined in net Evidence of Cruelty seen – n Evidence of Trauma seen – n Objective T = P = R = BCS EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: none H/L: NSR, NMA, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: 2 testes MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: healhty Plan: neuter Prognosis: good SURGERY: Okay for surgery
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