BUNNY – 15782
Safe - 12-20-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 12/20/17 Pretty Calico Kitty Who Loves to Lounge! The Lovely Cat BUNNY! AVERAGE BEHAVIOR! 5 year old BUNNY would love to have a real home for the holidays!
Intake Date: 12/09/17
Intake Type: Stray – Stray cat pathway
Medical Behavior: Orange
Age: 5 years
Weight: 13 lbs
Zip Code: 11106
Bunny was brought in as a stray, so we cannot speak to her behavior in her previous home.
Allowed all handling
Cage is recently cleaned
Reaction to assessor:
Bunny was hunched over her litter box and watching the assessor with wide, wary eyes.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Bunny lip licks then slowly approaches the front to investigate. She sniffs then rolls over on her side and kneads on her blanket.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Bunny flinches slightly and inches away with her tail lowered.
Reaction to touch:
Bunny seems unsure at first but quickly starts to warm up with attention. She starts to purrs, gives head butts and allows petting all over. She occasionally whips around when touched on her lower back, but she remains calm and gently nudges the assessor’s hand, guiding him to where she prefers to be pet.
Reaction to being picked up:
Bunny was a bit tense when picked up and clung onto the assessor’s chest. He struggles to be put down and leaps back into the kennel.
H – Healthy
Bunny interacts with the observer, appreciates attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. This cat is showing behavior appropriate for new or experienced cat parents.
This animal came from:
Bunny “15782” is a possible stray cat that was found outside the clients home. Client stated that Bunny appeared alert and healthy. Good body condition. no behavior or medical concerns.
Previously lived with:
How is this cat around strangers?
Bunny was shy and quiet with the staff. bunny did allow to be rubbed by an admission counselor.
How is this cat around children?
How is this cat around other cats?
How is this cat around dogs?
Upon intake Bunny was shy and alert she allowed to be rubbed in and out of a soft carrier. Once removed from the carrier bunny was slightly with a stiff body. Bunny allowed all handling. Scanned negative.
Lying in back of kennel with a low, tense body. Eyes are wide and pupils are dilated. She tolerates petting along her head and body, eras titling slightly as she turns her head slowly to sniff the bear-claw. Curious but unsure after first day. Needs some time to adjust. Sprayed feliway.
Vet Notes: 5:37 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 5 years
Microchip noted on Intake? n
History : stray
Subjective: BAR no csvd, very attentive
Observed Behavior – allowed all handling
Evidence of Cruelty seen – n
Evidence of Trauma seen – n
P = 174
R = 24
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: wnl
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: spay scar palpable
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Assessment – altered female
Plan: stray release vs adoption
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