VELVET – 10373
Safe - 10-26-2017 Manhattan
SAFE 10/26/17 VELVET, COLA & NUTELLA are 3 gorgeous kittens that need a loving home.
Velvet 10373 9W Black F DSH
Vet Notes: 2:50 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 9w
Microchip noted on Intake? n
History : stray
Observed Behavior – nervous, but amenable to exam
Evidence of Cruelty seen -n
Evidence of Trauma seen -n
P = wnl
R = wnl
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Assessment: apparently healthy 9w fi dmh
Plan: ok for ovh
Okay for surgery
L V T Notes: 4:35 PM
Microchip: negative- placed chip
Sex: female intact
Age 2 months
Nose:no nasal discharge
Teeth:no dental tartar
If abnormal BCS:normal 5/9
Hair Coat:flea comb negative- treated with frontline spray
Any injuries:none seen
Behavior:tense, aggressive during exam- will flee
Animal Behavior Saved At: 24-Oct-2017 14:23:43.000
Animal Name: Velvet
Age: 9 Weeks
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Spayed / Neutered: No
Behavior Assessment Date:
Next Test Date:
Velvet was brought in as a stray, so we don’t have any behavioral history or tendencies in a home environment.
Curled up by the back with siblings, looking out with dilated eyes. Becomes stiff when door opens, but remains immobile. Hesitant of touch and lowers body, but allows gentle petting and blinks softly. May shift away to avoid additional petting, but tolerant of contact. Needs more time to adjust, but has potential to warm up.
Cuddled up with siblings in litter box, alert, eyes dilated. Ate a few offered treats, played energetically when given toys. Became alert when door opened. Initially fled to avoid touch, then hunched in place and tolerated pets. Brief, minor hissing when first touched. Fled to other kennel after door closed, then came slowly back, started eating more treats. Sprayed feliway.
Cage is neat
Reaction to assessor:
Velvet remains tense, crouched position with head down on her cage bedding during the approach.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Velvet becomes alert with eyes wide open.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Velvet stiffens up, ears erect and forward.
Reaction to touch:
Velvet increases distance, but when touched she remains immobile in place.
TM – Treatable-Manageable
Velvet tolerates attention and petting but may be fearful or stressed in the shelter. We recommend that this cat go to a home with experienced cat parents.
CAME IN WITH:
COLA – 10372
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