GELATO – 30459
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SAFE 6/22/18 Gelato is a 9 year old domestic short hair cat. Her coat is black and white. Previous owner got Gelato from a friend and kept Gelato for about 6 months. Previous owner could not keep Gelato due to him being ill.
Care Center Location: Manhattan
ZIP Code From: 10468
Intake Type: Owner surrender
Medical Behavior: Yellow
Age: 9 years
Weight: 9 lbs
Vet Notes: 5:01 PM
Dx with mild URI 6/13. Reported to have vomited 6/14.
BAR, sitting quietly in kennel
EENT: moderate ocular discharge with dry debris at medial canthus OU.
GI: abdomen soft and non-painful, no masses or abnormalities palpable.
Rectal normal externally
A: URI- mild
P: Treat in place
Spay-Neuter Waiver Documentation
Vet Notes: 10:39 AM
Hx: Scheduled for surgery today, but seen sneezing/hacking this morning
S: Calm, alert in kennel
-Moderate seromucoid ocular discharge OS
-Crusty discharge at nares
A: URI – mild, likely viral
P: Treat in place
1. Fortiflora SID x7 days
2. Vitamin B12 injection
Post Surgery Note: 10:21 AM
REJECTED FROM SURGERY DUE TO URI AS PER DR.TREAT IN PLACE
Vet Notes: 4:17 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: ~8-9yrs based on PE.
Microchip noted on Intake? scanned negative by LVT on intake. MC placed on intake.
History : Surrendered by O due to being unable to care for P.
Subjective / Observed Behavior – BAR, very friendly and allowed all handling. gently paws at holder to resist restraint.
Evidence of Cruelty seen – none
Evidence of Trauma seen – none
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: dc 2/5; pd 2/5
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: No murmur ausculted; CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: intact female. no spay scar or tattoo seen.
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, 0.5cm dermal, hairless mass along left dorsolateral lumbar region; healthy hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Rectal: grossly normal.
skin mass r/o benign vs malignant
needle biopsy once placed
dental care daily once placed
Okay for surgery
L V T Notes: 7:04 AM
[LVT Intake Exam]
Microchip Scan: negative, placed
Evidence of Cruelty: no
Observed Behavior: allowed some handling but tense and low to table, will flee when given a chance and then must be handled via towel, urinates out of fear, spits throughout
Sex: spayed female
Estimated Age: reported 9y
Subjective: surrendered, no history
Oral Exam: mild-moderate staining
Musculoskeletal: WNL BCS 5/9
Preliminary Assessment: seemingly healthy
Plan: DVM intake
Animal Behavior Saved At: 9-Jun-2018 13:34:47.000
Animal Name: Gelato
Age: 9 Years 1 Week (approx)
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Spayed / Neutered: No
Behavior Assessment Date:
Next Test Date:
Previously lived with: 1 adult and 1 cat
Behavior toward strangers: friendly and outgoing
Behavior toward cats: Gelato lived with 1 other male cat, which the owner was able to re-home. Gelato spent most of his life with 1 other cat. Gelatos’ owner stated that Gelato has a low tolerance for kittens. Gelato would hiss and paw at kittens and has a better relationship with adult cats.
Bite or Scratch history: none
Litter box trained: yes
Energy level/descriptors: Low energy level, Affectionate and Calm
Other notes: Gelato is a friendly and calm cat. At home he rarely seeks attention, but plays with balls and string toys.
6/8/18 Subjective / Observed Behavior – very friendly and allowed all handling. gently paws at holder to resist restraint.
At the front on approach, soft eyes and body. Chirped and stood when spoken to, started rubbing against the bars. Stayed at the front when door opened, leaned and arched into pets, purred. Ate offered treats.
Reaction to assessor:
Gelato engages when approached by the assessor.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Gelato remains soft in place.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Gelato seeks affection, leans forward with tail up and remains at the front of the cage, soft and relaxed.
Reaction to touch:
Gelato head bunts the assessor’s hand, purrs, and appreciates petting on the head and body.
Reaction to being picked up:
Allows the pickup and remains calm.
H – Healthy
Gelato interacts with the Assessor, solicits attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. This cat can go to a beginner home.
Animal Behaviour Saved At: 6/9/2018
Animal ID: 30459
Animal Name: Gelato
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Is this cat having litter box issues?
Gelato is a 9 year old domestic short hair cat. Her coat is black and white. Previous owner got Gelato from a friend and kept Gelato for about 6 months. Previous owner could not keep Gelato due to him being ill.
Previously lived with:
1 adult and 1 cat
How is this cat around strangers?
Gelato is friendly and outgoing around strangers.
How is this cat around children?
Gelatos’ history with children is unknown.
How is this cat around other cats?
Gelato lived with 1 other male cat, which the owner was able to re-home. Gelato spent most of his life with 1 other cat. Gelatos’ owner stated that Gelato has a low tolerance for kittens. Gelato would hiss and paw at kittens and has a better relationship with adult cats.
How is this cat around dogs?
Gelato has not lived or interacted with dogs.
Gelato is a calm and friendly towards adults. Gelato meows alot when being in a carrier. He is also frightened and panics during car rides.
Gelato has no bite history.
Low energy level, Affectionate and Calm
Has this cat ever had any medical issues?
Gelato has no known medical concerns.
For a New Family to Know
Gelato is a friendly and calm cat. At home he rarely seeks attention, but plays with balls and string toys. Gelato is mostly an indoor cat. Gelato mostly slept in his cat bed, but occasinally sleeps with owner. Gelato is litter box trained, and he is use to a hooded litter box. His owner has a scratching post and cardboard in the house for him to scratch on.
Apon intake, Gelato was loose bodied during intake. He was puring, headbutting and allowed us to pick him up muiltiple times. He also allowed for us to collar him and pick him up muiltiple times.
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