LUCY – 14478
Safe - 11-30-2017 Staten Island
SAFE 11/30/17 Lucy was brought to us because her owner developed allergies. She came in as a friendly kitty however, being in a kennel is not agreeing with her. She is nervous at ACC and would do better out of the shelter environment. Please consider this pretty kitty!
Staten Island Center
14478 – Lucy – 8 yr spayed female
Vet Notes: 2:15 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age:8 years
Microchip noted on Intake? scan positive
History : owner surrender
Observed Behavior – tense but tolerated exam
Evidence of Cruelty seen -no
Evidence of Trauma seen – no
EENT: Eyes clear, AD- large amount of brown debris, AS-mild amount of brown debris,no ear mites seen under microscope no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: moderate dental calc and gingivitis, suspect resorptive lesions
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: FS, spay scar seen
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, alopecia at ventral abdomen and left forelimb; area of mild scabbing at left forelimb
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
moderate dental disease
dermatitis- R/O atopy vs food allergy vs other
recommend hypoallergenic food trial
This behavior note was written by the previous owner of this pet. Animal Care Centers of NYC provides this as a guide for optimal pet placement.
Please use these notes in conjunction with the information provided by NYCACC.
Animal ID: 14478
Animal Name: Lucy
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
This animal came from:
Lucy is an 8 year old spayed female that has no previous or current medical issues that the owner is aware of. Owner had Lucy for 6 years but had to surrender due to allergies.
Previously lived with:
How is this cat around strangers?
Around strangers, Lucy is shy for a few minutes and will hide when someone comes to the house.
How is this cat around children?
Owner did not have any children at home but did have family members who would bring their small children ages 2-10 and stated Lucy would hide at first and then go and smell the children.
How is this cat around other cats?
Owner did not have any other cats in the home so behavior is unknown
How is this cat around dogs?
Owner did not have any dogs in the home but stated that whenever a family member would bring a small breed dog to the home, Lucy would stay hidden under the bed the whole time.
Lucy does not have a bite history
For a New Family to Know
Lucy is described as friendly, mellow and quiet. She has a medium activity level and likes to play with balls. In the home, Lucy liked to follow the owner around from room to room. She was kept indoors only and is litter box trained. In the home, Lucy used an uncovered litter box with clumping litter. Owner had a scratching post made of fabric and carpet in the home that she liked to use frequently. Owner stated that Lucy did not scratch on any furniture. She was fed both wet and dry food brands Sheba and Purina.
For more information on adopting from the NYC AC&C, or to find a rescue to assist, please read the following: http://urgentpodr.org/adoption-info-and-list-of-rescues. If you are local to the Tri-State, New England, and the general Northeast United States area, and you are SERIOUS about adopting or fostering one of the animals at NYC ACC, please read our MUST READ section for instructions, or email [email protected] Our experienced volunteers will do their best to guide you through the process. * We highly discourage everyone from trusting strangers that send them Facebook messages, offering help, for it has ended in truly tragic events.* For more info on behavior codes and ratings, please click here: http://information.urgentpodr.org/acc-placement-status-descriptions. For answers to Frequently Asked Questions, please see: http://information.urgentpodr.org/category/frequently-asked-questions/. You can call (212) 788-4000 for automated instructions.
View all entries in: Safe Cats 2017-11