YETI – A1108754
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*** SAFE 04/20/17 *** YETI has conjunctivitis and was not eating at intake – needs rescue!
My name is YETI. My Animal ID # is A1108754. – P
I am a male brn tabby domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 04/13/2017 from NY 10469, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
04/18/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Yeti A1108754 is at risk due to behavior
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
04/18/2017 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 2 C – MINOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 8.0 LBS.
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04/13/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
04/13/17 12:25 BASIC INFO Yeti A1108754 is a dsh cat. He was found outside of finders home. Finder stated that they picked up Yeti because they noticed that he is not eating. Finder picked up Yeti and brought him to ACCNYC. BEHAVIOR DURING INTAKE Yeti allowed handling, and went into kennel.
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04/16/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Yeti was brought in as a stray, so we cannot speak to his behavior in his previous home. His finder found him outside their home and they were able to pick him up and bring him to the care center. He allowed all handling during intake. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Observed Behavior – Allowed me to pet his head briefly, with just small vocalizations. Then began hissing and spitting. Required Freeman net to perform (limited) exam and do vax. EVALUATION: Cage Condition: Cage is neat Reaction to assessor: Yeti was curled up inside of a den with the opening facing the front of the kennel. Reaction when softly spoken to: Yeti looks at the assessor and blinks softly, calm and relaxed. Reaction to cage door opening: Yeti meows softly and begins to grumble while remaining motionless. Reaction to touch: Yeti lifts his head to look at the assessor’s hand when extended, shifting away slightly. He allows gentle petting on his head with a slow approach, but begins to meow and growl. His ears tilt to the side, but he tolerates gentle strokes. ACTIVITY LEVEL: None VOCAL: Somewhat chatty CHARACTER TYPE: Timid, Independent POTENTIAL CHALLENGES: – Fearful – Yeti has displayed fearful behavior during their stay in the care center and has displayed distance-increasing behavior with extended handling. Fear aggression can occur when a cat perceives a threat and may escalate if they cannot escape. 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 only parents – Yeti tolerates attention and petting but may be fearful or stressed in the shelter, and may be intimidated by small children. 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
04/13/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 C – MINOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 1-2 years old Microchip noted on Intake? No – and not able to place due to behavior History : Stray. Reportedly wasn’t eating prior to intake. Subjective: Alert, sitting in cage, squinting one eye. No appetite. Observed Behavior – Allowed me to pet his head briefly, with just small vocalizations. Then began hissing and spitting. Required Freeman net to perform (limited) exam and do vax. Objective BCS 5/9, MMs pink EENT: Mild blepharospasm and serous discharge OD. Clean OS. Ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: Unable to look at teeth due to behavior PLN: Unable to palpate H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Growling, lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Tense, difficult to palpate U/G: Male intact MSI: Ambulatory x 4, large amount of flea dirt. No masses noted, healthy hair coat. CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: Mild conjunctivitis OD Plan: Move to conjunctivitis isolation ward, start erythromycin OU BID x10 days if possible. Neuter, MC and CT after recovery, Prognosis: Good Temporary waiver due to URI 1088
04/17/2017 CAGE EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 2 C – MINOR CONDITIONS ,
Hx: being treated for conjunctivitis; no appetite while at shelter S/O: QAR, curled up with ears back in feral den OU-mild blepharospasm, no active d/c A: 1. conjunctivitis-improving 2. inappetance-r/o behavioral vs early URI vs other P: add cerenia x 3 days continue erythromycin, recheck in 3 days to see if he can move out of iso
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