ZOLA – A1116113
Safe - 7-7-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 7/7/17 ZOLA has a small laceration on his left hind foot – needs a home.
HOLD FOR DOH-B **DOH HOLD RELEASED**
ZOLA – A1116113
NEUTERED MALE, BRN TABBY, DOMESTIC SH MIX,8 mos
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, HOLD FOR DOH-B Reason BITEPEOPLE
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 06/21/2017, From NY 11370, DueOut Date 06/21/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: Microchip noted on Intake? History : Subjective: left hind foot toe #3 ha small laceration next to nail–probably from capture. flushed with nolvasan Observed Behavior – quiet–allows exam Evidence of Cruelty seen – n Evidence of Trauma seen – y Objective P = 120 R = wnl BCS 5/9 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: intact male MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat–injury to left hind foot CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: wound left hind toe Plan: no treatment needed for toe–will monitor Prognosis: good SURGERY: Okay for surgery after hold
Zola is an 8 month old unaltered male DSH, he came to his family as a gift and is being surrender due to him showing behavior concerns. He has no known health issues or injures and has no vet history.
Around strangers Zola is friendly and allows them to pet him. He has never been around children but has live with a 2 month old kitten. Around the kitten he is relaxed and gentle. He has bitten one of the family members before after they stepped on his paw, and he left a small puncture wound.
Zola will struggle during a bath and tries to escape, he also struggles while getting a nail trim. Zola isn’t bothered when being place in the carrier. He was described s friendly, affectionate, playful with a very high activity level. He loves playing with balls, strings and cat dancers. He is feed dry and wet food 2 times a day. Zola is litter box trained and uses and hooded box with clumping litter. Due Zola not having a scratching post in the home he scratches on the furniture.
Upon intake Zola was timid but allowed the counselor to collar him and take photos.
Vet check: Monitor for URI
S/O: BAR, attention seeking. Allowed all handling, fasted overnight in preparation for surgery. No observation of C/S/V/D.
EENT: Eyes clear, no ocular discharge. Mild serous nasal discharge, right nostril when nose pressed. No signs of sneezing on cage walls. MM = pink/moist, CRT<2sec. Clean AU
HL: NMA, NSR, Clear lung fields. No sneezing
MS: Ambulatory x 4, no lameness
A: 9 mo MI DSH apparently healthy
P: Continue to monitor while at BACC. Excellent prognosis. Ok for neuter today
Recheck wound LH foot
S/O: QARH. Resting in back of cage, allowed all handling, eating well
EENT: Eyes clear, no ocular or nasal discharge
HL: No sneezing
INTEG: Healed wound on digit 3 LH, no signs of infection
MS: Ambulatory x 4, no lameness
A: Healed wound, apparently healthy
P: Continue to monitor while at BACC. Excellent prognosis
Previously lived with: Adults
Behavior toward strangers: Friendly and allows them to pet him
Behavior toward children: Unknown
Behavior toward cats: Lived with a 2 month old kitten and was relaxed and gentle
Behavior toward dogs: Unknown
Bite or Scratch history: He has bitten his owner before
Litter box training: Yes
Energy level/descriptors: Friendly, affectionate, playful with a very high activity level.
Other notes: He doesn’t mind being placed in a carrier. He loves playing with balls, strings and cat dancers.
Quiet, allows exam
Lying in litterbox with wide eyes, tail wrapped around body. He makes eye contact when spoken to and then looks around the room. He comes forward to sniff the treats I have and eats them from my hand. Comes out of his litterbox and comes forward slowly, body low with his tail down. Eats treats from my hand. He looks up while eating his treats and makes eye contact multiple times, then continues eating. I pet him along his head and body and he leans in very gently. Allows further soft petting while crouching down and wrapping his tail around him. Movements are very slow. He keeps looking out behind me and sniffing the air, ears forward. Curious.
Sitting in litterbox, ears forward and eyes alert. He comes forward when I open the kennel door and allows petting along his head and body, tail raised and quivering. He’s a bit timid, backs away slightly and then comes forward to head-butt my hand. Kneads his back paws. Loves all treats – gobbles them from my hand. Vocalizing in front of kennel by the end of the interaction.
Approaches the front and looks around, curious. Still a bit cautious of environment, but will approach to sniff me and head-butt lightly when pet. Tail starts to quiver and all four of his paws knead. Remained calm and relaxed, purring lightly during interaction.
He approaches the front with a calm, relaxed when called. Sniffs my hand, leans in for attention. His tail quivers and he gives soft head butts when rubbed on his head. Social, friendly and allows petting all over his body. He didn’t mind being picked up. A bit tense, but he allows it. He comes right back to solicit attention when placed down.
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Lively
CHARACTER TYPE: Affectionate, Sweet, Social
Experienced cat parent – Zola interacts with the observer, appreciates attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. Although she is social, due to an incident in his previous home, we recommend she goes to a home with experienced, cat parents.
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