CLARA – 22864 & KITTENS – 22866, 22867, 22868, 28869
Safe - 3-17-2018 Brooklyn
SAFE 3/17/18 Fearful Momma Cat & Her 4 Nursing Kittens – CLARA & Babies NEED YOU ASAP! Mom Clara is very fearful so we aren’t sure how well she is nursing her babies. Hoping she will calm down and relax to nurse in quiet new environment, but kittens may need feeding assistance…
PLEASE HELP HER TODAY!
Clara 22864 – 2 yr. female brown tabby mom and her 4 nursing kittens 22866, 22867, 28868, 28869:
Sitting in cat den, eyes wide. Makes eye contact with a tense face and tilts ears when spoken to, kittens mewing next to her. I am unable to coax her out at this time â€“ nervous and unsure. Needs time to adjust.
UPDATE: Tense, low body, wide eyes. When out of den she shifts and darts around cage to avoid touch. Will rush forward and hang on kennel door. Very nervous and uncomfortable. Limited interaction due to stress.
This animal came from:Found StrayOrigin AddressSpay/Neuter statusNoIf yes, Please elaborate:Unknown information
Basic Information:Clara is a brown tabby female cat who was brought to the ACC as a stray with her 4 kittens.
Previously lived with:Outisde Red hook Pier
How is this cat around strangers?When meeting the staff at the ACC for the first time Clara was nervous and tried to flee.
How is this cat around children?Unknown information
How is this cat around other cats?Unknown information
How is this cat around dogs?Unknown information
Behavior NotesUnknown information
Bite history:Unknown information
Energy level/descriptors:Unknown information
Medical NotesUnknown information
For a New Family to KnowUnknown information
Behavior Notes:Clara tried to flee during intake. No handling was done.
Vet Notes: 4:17 PM
Your newly adopted pet has been diagnosed with nursing kittens and the staff veterinarians are issuing a temporary waiver from the spay/neuter requirements of the City of NY. Follow up care at your regular veterinarian is recommended to ensure continued treatment. Your veterinarian will advise you if surgical sterilization is appropriate.
Vet Notes: 4:13 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Microchip noted on Intake?n
Microchip Number (If Applicable):
History :stray–finder states cat injured face trying toget out of cage: face grossly swollen> cat leapt out of carrier and further injured face trying to escape..began bleeding from mouth. unable to clearly examine source of blood
Observed Behavior -frantic escape behavior
Evidence of Cruelty seen -n
Evidence of Trauma seen -n
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted. facial swelling.
Oral Exam:limited–bleeding from gums
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G:intact female, nursing
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Assessment: injuries to face and gums from trying to escape
Plan:gave 0.3ml onsior sq once –do not repeat due to nursing
Temporary waiver due to nursing
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