WHITTIE – A1116841
Safe - 7-9-2017 Brooklyn
***SAFE 07/09/17*** BLUE-EYED WHITTIE IS PERFECTLY HEALTHY AND NEEDS A HERO TONIGHT! This gorgeous cat was brought to the shelter when his owner was hospitalized – Whittie does not know what is happening and is not his usual self – please give this kitty a one way ticket to freedom! MUST RESERVE BY NOON!
My name is WHITTIE. My Animal ID # is A1116841. – P
I am a neutered male white domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 06/28/2017 from NY 11212, owner surrender reason stated was OWNER HOSP.
07/05/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Whittie A1116841 is at risk due to behavior. Whittie becomes tense and focuses on people when approached for interaction. His eyes dart from the person to the room and he appears extremely cautious of his surroundings. He flinches when touched, but tolerates attention with a very slow approach and will warm up when given time. Very stressed in the shelter environment.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
07/02/2017 Exam Type PRE/POST S/N – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is EXPNOCHILD, Weight 10.9 LBS.
PE:BARH Exam & surgery performed by Dr. 1067_______________ Feline neuter Anesthesia – ___0.20_mL Telazol induction. Sx. – Routine scrotal castration. No sutures placed, incisions left open to drain. Green linear tattoo placed on ventral abdomen. __0.67_mLSimbadol premeds injectable and 0.50_ mL onsior for pain management.
06/28/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
06/28/17 19:38 BASIC INFORMATION: Whittie is an all-white male cat that is 1 years old. The owner rescue Whittie as a stray kitten in the street. Whittie owner is hospitalized. Whittie has no known illness. SOCIALIZATION: Whittie hides when stranger & children come around or keep his distance. Around the family meows and allowed being petted. He has never lived with dogs. He has lived for a few weeks with another cat (spayed) but he was tense and spray around the house. BEHAVIOR: Whittie has no known bite history. He has access to two litter boxes in the home. He used both litter box and had no accidence around the house. Whittie is fearful of loud noises and attempts to hide. He hides most of the day but will come out to eat. He is tense around other cats. FOR NEW FAMILIES TO KNOW: Whittie is described as mellow, aloof and independent. He keeps to himself and spends most of the time hiding in the bedroom or furniture. He is vocal and meows constantly. When approached by familiar people he will allow being petting and picking up. He enjoys a diet of dry food of any brand. BEHAVIOR DURING INTAKE: Whittie during take was very fearful. He was very vocal and fled when attempting to collar, scan and photograph. He walked into the carrier.
No Web Memo
07/01/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Lived Indoors Previously lived with: Adults Behavior toward strangers: Hides and keeps his distance Behavior toward children: Hides and keeps his distance Behavior toward cats: Spent a few weeks with another cat but was tense and sprayed around the house. Behavior toward dogs: Unknown Bite or Scratch history: None Litter box training: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Mellow, aloof and independent. Other notes: He keeps to himself and spends most of the time hiding in the bedroom or furniture MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Quiet, allow exam ENRICHMENT NOTES: 06/29/17 Low body and has wide eyes when approached. Eyes soften when spoken to, but breathing becomes heavy. Ears flatten and he becomes tense when pet, but he tolerates it and slowly shifts away. Nervous and fearful. EVALUATION: Cage Condition: No change Reaction to assessor: Whittie was crouched in his litter box, watching the assessor with wide eyes. Reaction when softly spoken to: Whittie’s ears bend flat and he lip licks when spoken to softly. Reaction to cage door opening: Whittie becomes alert. Reaction to touch: Whittie sinks low into his litter box and flinches slightly when touched. His body feels tense, he curls up and shrinks his body when touched and he seems very uncomfortable. After a few minutes of attention he starts to open up, then tilts his head allowing rubs on his cheeks. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Laid back VOCAL: Quiet CHARACTER TYPE: Skittish POTENTIAL CHALLENGES: Fearful – Whittie has displayed fearful behavior during their stay in the care center and may dislike certain types of handling. A fearful cat will feel more relaxed when given options, so provide him with the chance to move closer, investigate, or interact with you. Be sure to offer incentive such as treats or play time whenever the cat makes a small positive step. Please speak to an adoption counselor for additional information on methods to desensitize your cat to their fear stimulus. RECOMMENDATIONS: Experienced, adult home only – Whittie tolerates attention and petting but may be fearful or stressed in the shelter, and may be intimidated by small children. He may be a little more independent, and may need time to warm up to his new home. He may have some behavioral issues that will need to be addressed in the home. Due to the behaviors seen in the care center, we feel that this cat will do best in an experienced, adult only home.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
06/29/2017 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 – quiet, allow exam Evidence of Cruelty seen – n Evidence of Trauma seen – n Objective P = 120 R = wnl BCS 6/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: clean teeth PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: male 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; healthy Plan neuter Prognosis: good SURGERY: Okay for surgery
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