RAMBO – A1108766
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*** SAFE 04/21/17 *** 10 yr old RAMBO surrendered by owner for pet health but shelter says healthy – needs a home!
My name is RAMBO. My Animal ID # is A1108766.
I am a neutered male brn tabby domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 10 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 04/13/2017 from NY 11222, owner surrender reason stated was PET HEALTH.
04/18/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Rambo A1108766 is at risk due to New Hope Only behavior
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
04/13/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 15.0 LBS.
Date: 04/13/17 FELV/FIV negative Pyrental 0.60ml PO Advantage II applied Feline FVRCP Product Name: nobivac Serial Number 02061287B Location of Vaccination: RFL Revaccination Date: 04-27-17 Rabies Product Name: nobivac Serial Number 176724 Location of Vaccination: RHL Revaccination Date: 04-13-18 Veterinarian: Dr. 1027
04/13/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
04/13/17 15:34 Basic info: Rambo is a 10yr. old neutered Domestic short hair cat. He was brought to the ACC by his owner due to the fact she was having health and personal problems. Rambo’s owner stated that he has been urinating blood on and off for the past few months. Socialization: Owner states that around strangers Rambo is shy for days and fearful. Rambo has spent time around children but is very fearful of them. He is also fearful of adults that he does not know and will hide from them in fear. Rambo has spent time around and older cat and was very respectful and was gentle when playing with her. Rambo has also spent time around dogs and will tolerate them. Behavior: Rambo will his and scratches people when he doesn’t want to be bothered or when cornered. During the car ride here Rambo was meowing and crying. Rambo does not have any litter box accidents but recently has been spraying on the wall by his litter box after urinating. This has been going on for a few months and his owner has not taken Rambo to the vet for these issues. When being held by his owner Rambo is friendly. His owner has never bathed, brushed or cut his nails so it is unknown how he will react. When being put in the carrier Rambo struggled and hissed. For a new family to know: Owner described Rambo as an affectionate at times and very shy and fearful with a low activity level. When at home Rambo likes to stay under the bed in his favorite spot. Rambo has been kept mostly indoors and eats dry and wet food. Rambo is litter box trained and uses an uncovered box with clumping litter. Rambo does not scratch things in the home. Admissions behavior: Rambo was very scared when taken out of the box he became very fearful and was running through the office trying to find a way out. Rambo had to be caught in the EZ Nabber and then placed in to a carrier.
No Web Memo
04/17/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Lived Indoors Previously lived with: Adults Behavior toward strangers: Fearful, hiding from them and is shy for days Behavior toward children: Very fearful Behavior toward cats: Very respectful and would play gently Behavior toward dogs: Tolerant Bite or Scratch history: Rambo will hiss and scratches people when he doesn’t want to be bothered or when cornered. Litter box training: Owner described Rambo as an affectionate at times and very shy and fearful with a low activity level. Energy level/descriptors: Yes, but has recently started spraying on the wall near his litter box after urinating. Other notes: When at home Rambo likes to stay under the bed in his favorite spot. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Observed Behavior – tried to flee, hisses ENRICHMENT NOTES: Lying crouched in litter box with low body and wide eyes. His eyes widen as I approach and his body and face tenses. He begins to rapid breathe as I open the kennel door and he tries to back away when I move my arm forward. He is not interested in treats today. By the end of the interaction he is sitting up in his litterbox with his face turned away towards the wall. Not ready for further interaction, very frightened. EVALUATION: Cage Condition: Cage is neat Reaction to assessor: Rambo looks at the assessor with wide and dilated eyes. Reaction when softly spoken to: Rambo continues to focus on the assessor and his ears tilt slightly sideways. Reaction to cage door opening: Rambo becomes stiff and alert. Reaction to touch: Rambo focuses on the assessor’s hand and shifts away, trying to avoid contact. He looks around when cornered and does not allow touch; he hisses and swipes the assessor’s hand multiple times, and then he hunches over and lip licks. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Cannot assess VOCAL: Quiet CHARACTER TYPE: Skittish, Timid, Independent
POTENTIAL CHALLENGES: – Fearful – Rambo has displayed fearful behavior during their stay in the care center and has displayed distance-increasing behavior with extended handling. Fear aggression can occur when a cat perceives a threat and may escalate if they cannot escape. A fearful cat will feel more relaxed when given options, so provide him with the chance to move closer, investigate, or interact with you. Be sure to offer incentive such as treats or play time whenever the cat makes a small positive step. Please speak to an adoption counselor for additional information on methods to desensitize your cat to their fear stimulus. RECOMMENDATIONS: – Placement with a New Hope partner – Rambo is displaying behaviors that preclude placement in the adoptions room and/or may require further investigation before placement in a home. He has tried to swat, is extremely fearful in the shelter environment, and does not currently tolerate petting or handling. The behavior department feels that placement with a New Hope Partner is the best option at this time.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
04/13/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age:10(reported) Microchip noted on Intake? yes History : o surrender Subjective: Observed Behavior – tried to flee, hisses Evidence of Cruelty seen – n Evidence of Trauma seen – n Objective P = 200 R = wnl BCS 7/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: limited, front teeth are clean PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: neutered MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: healthy geriatric Plan no tx Prognosis: good
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