ZYLO – 8761
Safe - 10-17-2017 Manhattan Rescue: Feline Rescue of SI Please honor your pledges: http://felinerescueofstatenisland.org/donation/
*** SAFE 10/17/17 *** ZYLO is a spayed, 9 year young lady, who appears to have been stressed in her former home. The owner’s vet stated this and rather than working on finding out the cause of Zylo’s stress, the owner gave her a one way ticket to the ACC. ZYLO needs to be reserved through a New Hope rescue. She needs a foster or adopter who will give her the time and TLC she needs….If you are that person, please email [email protected] and fill out the pre-screener so that we can provide rescue referrals.
Hello, my name is Zylo. My animal id is #8761. I am a desexed female calico cat at the Manhattan Animal Care Center. The shelter thinks i am about 9 years old.
I came into the shelter as a owner surrender on 03-Oct-2017, with the surrender reason stated as animal behaviour – not house trained.
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
Zylo is at-risk with a NHO determination. Her previous owner reports she is shy around strangers. She displays fearful behavior and does not appear to be thriving in the stressful shelter environment. She remains hidden when approached and does not currently tolerate petting at this time. She will display distance-increasing behaviors to avoid contact.
My medical notes are…
Weight: 10 lbs
Details on my behavior are…
Date of Intake 3-Oct-2017 Is this cat having litter box issues? Yes If yes, Please elaborate: Previous owner stated that Zylo poops outside of the litter box on a daily basis. She was taken to the vet for it and the vet stated that it was due to stress. Basic Information: Zylo is a 9 year old dilute calico. She was a gift from a neighbor and was kept in the same home for 9 years. Unfortunately due to house soiling she could not be kept. She was last taken to the vet May 2017 for the house soiling. How is this cat around strangers? Around stranger this cat is shy for a few minutes and doesn’t play. How is this cat around children? Around children this cat is usually tolerant and doesn’t play. How is this cat around other cats? This cat has never been socialized with other cats. How is this cat around dogs? Zylo was socialized with a Shitzu dog and was known to be fearful. Behavior Notes Previous owner stated that Zylo does not like her tail to be touched. She is known to meow frequently, scratches furniture and has daily litter box accidents. She often hides in fear and isn’t bothered with being disturbed while asleep. She will struggle when having her nails trimmed, when being picked up and held and being placed in a carrier. Bite history: Zylo has no known bite histories. Energy level/descriptors: medium energy level Has this cat ever had any medical issues? Yes Medical Notes A previous vet stated that Zylo defecates indoors due to stress. For a New Family to Know Zylo is described as friendly, affectionate, somewhat playful, mellow at times, independent, assertive, shy and talkative. She is a cat whom likes to play fetch, likes to be in the same room as you when home with you, enjoys playing with balls and strings and has been kept indoors only. She can sleep anywhere in the home, was free fed Friskies Dry food and will defecate daily while in the home. She preferred an uncovered litter box with unscented crystal litter and had no interest in scratching posts. Behavior Notes: Upon intake Zylo allowed all handling and being collared. She was a bit fearful and remained to the back of the carrier. Once out of the carrier she had a tense body and dilated eyes. She allowed head touches however attempted to hide. She did not struggle when placing back into the carrier.
[DVM Intake] DVM Intake Exam Estimated age:9 years Microchip noted on Intake? No History : owner surrender due to cat getting stressed when company comes over, and sometimes urinates or defecates outside the box Subjective: BARH Observed Behavior – Allowed handling and petting during initial part of exam and when palpated abdomen she started to growl and hiss but did not strike out. Calmed down after and allowed handling again Evidence of Cruelty seen – No Evidence of Trauma seen – No Objective T = P = 220 R = 30 BCS = 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted Oral Exam: Very minimal tartar PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: spayed female MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: not evaluated Assessment healthy senior Prognosis: Good Plan: await behavior eval
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