BUOY – 30838
Safe - 6-19-2018 Brooklyn
SAFE 6/19/18 BUOY and his housemate BAIT were brought to the shelter by someone other than their owner. They came from a house with many other cats. BUOY is about 3 years old and already neutered. He caught the shelter cold and needs a furever home asap.
Care Center Location: Brooklyn
ZIP Code From: 10304
Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: –
Age: 3 years
Sex: Neutered male
Weight: – lbs
NTAKE INFO / OWNER PROFILE:
Date of Intake
Buoy was brought in as a stray so his history is limited at this time.
Previously lived with:
1 adult, 17 cats
Buoy was very friendly during intake, he was head butting the counselor and receptive to being pet.
Buoy was brought in as a stray, so we cannot speak to his behavior in his previous home.
Mild purring, allows handling
Lying in back of kennel, body tense and ears flat. Pupils are dilated. Tolerates petting along head and body while turning head to watch my hand, ears remaining flat. Sniffs my hand and turns head back towards front, licking lips and shifting his weight. Nervous and unsure, needs more time to adjust.
Sitting down near the back of the kennel with his paws folded under his body. He leans forward to sniff, then gently rubs his cheeks against the cage door. He looks around the cage, and seems hesitant initially, but warms up quickly with attention. He arches his body when pet along his back, and he leans in for rubs on his cheeks, but keeps his tail lowered. After a few minutes of attention he comes forward and gives head butts. Doing great! Okay to take off socialization list.
Cage is neat
Reaction to assessor:
Buoy was sitting down near the back of the kennel with his paws folded under his body.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Buoy leans forward to sniff, then gently rubs his cheeks against the cage door.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Buoy lip licks and moves into his cubby.
Reaction to touch:
Buoy looks around the cage, and seems hesitant initially, but warms up quickly with attention. He arches his body when pet along his back, and he leans in for rubs on his cheeks, but keeps his tail lowered. After a few minutes of attention he comes forward and gives head butts.
Reaction to being picked up:
Buoy was a bit tense when picked up, but remains calm and allows all handling.
H – Healthy
Buoy 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.
Spayed / Neutered
Primary Microchip #
Spay / Neuter Due Date
3 Years 1 Week (approx)
15 lbs 9.6 oz
Veterinary Clinic Software Record #:
Weight: 15 lbs 9.6 oz
Date of Weighing: 6/12/2018
Date Spayed / Neutered:
Schedule Surgery Date:
Stitches Removal Date:
Previously Spayed / Neutered: No
General Vet Notes:
Previous Medical Details:
Known Allergies or Medical Conditions:
No Medical Notes Stored
Vet Treatment Type
Administered by External Vet
Internal Parasite Treatment – Pyrantel
Gabapentin (100mg Capsule)
Fvr-Cp 1 Of 2
Flea/Tick Treatment – Paradefense
Vet Treatments Due
Vet Treatment Type
Fvr-Cp 1 Of 2
2 drops, 2 times every 1 day(s)
Apply medication AU BID x 10 days
Doxycycline Suspension 50 Mg/ml
1.4ml every 1 day(s)
Give 1.4ml by mouth once a day
No drugs administered to this animal.
Vet Notes: 10:29 AM
H:ACS staff noted sneezing
S: BARH, occasional sneezing, no coughing, no vd.
Eyes: Mild serous ocular discharge OU
Nasal Cavity: Mild serous nasal discharge
Lungs: Mild stertor, Eupneic
U/G: Normal external genitalia. No discharge.
Musculoskeletal: Ambulatory x 4 with no appreciable lameness.
BCS = 5/9
Integument: Otherwise unremarkable haircoat.
Neuro: Appropriate mentation.
Rectal: Not performed. Externally normal.
Move to iso, start Doxycycline 10 mg/kg SID x 10 days
Vet Notes: 12:32 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: Approximately 3 years
Microchip noted on Intake? Negative scan
History : stray
Subjective: BARH, mild purring, allows handling
Evidence of Cruelty seen – none
Evidence of Trauma seen – none
P = wnl
R = wnl
BCS = 6/9
EENT: Eyes clear, ears – mild brown discharge, but very pruritic with excoriations at canals AU, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: mild tartar
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: Male neutered
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Rectal: Externally normal
Assessment: Otitis AU
Plan: Cleaned ears. Tresaderm AU BID x 10 days
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