DIANA – A1036224
*SAFE* 05/17/15- Diana was surrendered because her owner is moving and cannot take Diana to his new residence. Diana has lived with her previous family her entire life. In her previous home, she lived with two dogs peacefully. She is very sweet, receiving a “beginner” behavior rating from her assessment. She would like to find a home to spend the rest of her days.
DIANA – A1036224
FEMALE, WHITE / BLACK, DOMESTIC SH,17 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason LLORDPRIVA
Intake condition GERIATRIC Intake Date 05/13/2015, From NY 11207, DueOut Date 05/13/2015, I came in with Group/Litter #K15-013770.
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Owner Surrender Profile
Basic Information: Diana is a 17 year old domestic shorthair female cat. Owner had Diana for the past 17 years as a gift from a family member. Owner stated Diana has no health issue besides being skinny. Owner had to surrender Diana due to moving situation.
Social Life and Personality: Diana lives with three adults and been around children. Diana is relaxed, affectionate and tolerant everyone in the household. Diana lived with two dogs. Diana is relaxed, respectful and very tolerant towards the dogs. Her behavior is unknown towards cats. Owner stated Diana activity level is low since she has gotten older. She mostly lays around, mellow and quiet.
Behavior Issue: Diana has never bitten or scratched anyone to owner knowledge. She doesn’t claw furniture’s or drapes. Diana enjoys being picked up and held. She had a bath once and likes to be brushed.
For a New Family to Know: Diana is litter box trained. She has a litter box with a hood on it which is cleaned out daily. Diana doesn’t play with toys all she do is sleep and scratch on rugs. She likes to follow owner around the house or stay in owner’s bed. Diana eats wet food any brand. When its cold outside Diana likes to sleep in bathroom sink and when it’s hot she like to sleep by the heater owner stated.
Intake Behavior: Upon intake Diana was meowing and relaxed. She scanned negative for a microchip and allowed all handling.
Female;~ 17 years old
Tense and hissing when handled
Very thin; dehydrated (administered 50cc LRS SQ)
Offered wet food; excellent appetite
Hx: Geriatric exam
S: Friendly, calm, meows, comes to front of cage to say hi, purring
O: BAR-H, BCS 1/9, MMs pink and moist but mildly decreased skin turgor, CRT <2 sec
EENT: No discharge OU, AU, nose. Moderate tartar and gingivitis.
PLNs: Not enlarged.
H/L: NSR, NMA. Eupnic, quiet lung sounds.
Abd: Soft, tucked up, no pain on palpation, no masses palpated
M/S/I: Amb x4. Unkempt fur coat. Plantigrade stance in both hind legs. Long nails.
- Dehydration – R/O diabetic vs. renal dz vs. other
- Plantigrade stance – R/O weakness vs. diabetic neuropathy vs. other
- Emaciated – diabetic vs. hyperthyroid vs. other
- Dental disease
Short-term prognosis: Fair to poor
- Put in tech check for bloodwork +/- urinalysis tomorrow am
- LRS 85 ml SQ BID x5 days
COMBO TEST NEG
SMALL BLADDER, FIRM FECAL BALLS – UNABLE TO GET URINE AT THIS TIME
A: GERIATRIC, MILD TO MODERATE ANEMIA
P: CONTINUE WITH CURRENT TREATMENT AND MONITORING PLAN. RECOMMEND FULL GERIATRIC WORK UP WITH PLACEMENT. FAIR SHORT TERM PROGNOSIS
Owner Profile: Diana was bought into the care center because her owner moved to a home. Diana lives with three adults and been around children. Diana is relaxed, affectionate and tolerant everyone in the household. Diana lived with two dogs (Fluffy and Mima A1036222 and A1036223). Diana is relaxed, respectful and very tolerant towards the dogs. Her behavior is unknown towards cats. Diana is litter box trained.
Notes: Diana At the time of the assessment was displaying friendly behavior, comes to the front of the kennel, interacts with the Assessor, solicits attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. Diana is displaying behavior appropriate for a beginner cat owner.
Reaction to assessor: comes to the front of the cage, soliciting, rubbing against the cage front (1)
When spoken quietly: stays at front, continues soliciting attention (1)
Reaction to door cage opening: remains soft & relaxed (1)
Reaction to touch: solicits petting and attention (1)
Try picking cat up: tolerant of this type of handling.
Placement Determination: Beginner
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