WINTERS – 12348
Safe - 11-14-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 11/14/17 Winters was brought into the shelter as a stray. He is roughly 8 weeks old and a bit nervous. He needs an experienced foster or adopter to help him come out of his shell.
Winters 12348 – 8 week male orange tabby:
This animal came from:
If yes, Please elaborate:
Winters looks to be a 5 week old male orange tabby kitten who was found on the street as a stray and brought to the ACC.
Previously lived with:
How is this cat around strangers?
When meeting the staff at the ACC for the first time he was swatting.
How is this cat around children?
How is this cat around other cats?
How is this cat around dogs?
For a New Family to Know
Winters allowed the counselor to take his picture but he did not allow the counselor to collar him due to the fact he was swatting.
Vet Notes: 4:50 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: ~8 weeks
Microchip noted on Intake? no
History : stray
Observed Behavior – BAR. ~5% dehydrated. Hissing, swatting on approach. Used towel to remove from carrier, allowed all handling once on exam table
Evidence of Cruelty seen – no
Evidence of Trauma seen – no
P = WNL R = WNL BCS 5/9
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam: Teeth erupting normally, pink mm, no oral ulcers
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, fleas, no masses noted, dirty hair coat, flea dirt
CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC. LRS 20ml SQ given
SURGERY: Okay for surgery
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