EMILY – 21688
Safe - 3-4-2018 Manhattan
SAFE 3/4/18 Emily is a gorgeous middle age girl who was surrendered by her owner to the shelter. Emily has lived with other cats and was respectful. Emily appreciates attention and petting. Please consider adopting Emily today.
EMILY – 21688
Medical: DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 10 y Subjective:some muscle wasting, cw age Observed Behavior -bar, allows exam Objective P =200 R =wnl BCS 4/9 EENT: aging changes to irises, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted Oral Exam:severe dental disease PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: ss seen MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: dental disease, typical geriatric changes Prognosis:good
Behavior: KNOWN HISTORY: Lived Indoors Previously lived with: Adults and teenagers Behavior toward strangers: Around strangers Emily is shy for a few days and will hide. Behavior toward children: Emily grew up with teenagers and was tolerant of them. Emily didn’t play much but when she did play she played gently. When Emily wouldn’t want to be touched anymore she will try to get away hiss and growl. Emily would also nip if she couldn’t get away. Behavior toward cats: Emily has lived with other cats and was usually respectful and tolerant. Emily would get into altercations with the other female cat when they come face to face but would like to be near each other at the same time. Emily didn’t play with the other cats. Bite or Scratch history: none Litter box training: yes Energy level/descriptors: Low Activity Level Other notes: Emily was described as shy and loving. Reaction to assessor: Emily remains neutral, resting on her cage bedding during the approach. Reaction when softly spoken to: Emily lifts up head with soft eyes. Reaction to cage door opening: Emily remains in place with eyes wandering, ears erect and forward. Reaction to touch: Emily seems unsure, but slowly engages the assessor’s hand and leans into the petting. Reaction to being picked up: She becomes antsy then jumps back into the cage. BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: Average BEHAVIOR SUMMARY: Emily 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.
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AMY – 21687
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