MASHA – A1055186
Urgent 10-30-2015 Brooklyn
*SAFE* 10/30/15 – Masha is an 11 month old, Domestic Medium Hair kitten. She is front declawed. Masha came is as an owner surrender for a conflict with the child in the home. Masha is very sweet, came right up to the front of the cage to be pet. She rubs her head on the cage to encourage you to keep petting her. Masha likes to play with ball toys. Please consider this kitten.
Masha A1055186- 11 months old, Spayed, Front Declawed, Domestic Medium Hair, Tabby, OS, 11.2 LBS
clean ears – em negative
clean coat – flea negative
declawed on her front feet
extremely fearful, will flee
overall body condition is good
2 BOUTS OF GREEN VOMIT (APPEARS TO BE GRASS) WITH FUR
NO DIARRHEA, INAPPETANT
CONTINUE TO MONITOR APP AND FOR VOMITING
S: Hunched in back of cage, hyperalert, appears very anxious in cage, full physical exam not attempted, food appears untouched
Integument: apparently intact haircoat
EENT: Clear OU but dilated, No nasal d/c
A: Cat appears grossly healthy but very stressed in shelter. Risk of hepatic lipidosis increased due to apparent inappetance and risk of other illness increased due to immunosuppresion due to stress
P: Recommend NH placement in a older child only or no child hom, preferably with minimal other animals ASAP. Continue to monitor appetite while in the shelter and continue Mirtazapine PRN
Prognosis: good with placement, gaurded in shelter
VC: MONITOR V AND APP
BAR, NO VDCS, LITTER PAN UNUSED, HAS NOT YET EATEN SINCE ADMITTED, NOT GROWLING TODAY
MIRTAZEPINE 0.25 TAB PO
CONTINUE TO MONITOR APP AND V
VC: Monitor appetite and vomiting
S/O: BARH, attention seeking, had eaten some dry food from today. One episode of regurgitation prior to eating.
P: No treatment indicated at this time.
As per previous owner, Masha is an indoor cat that has never lived with another animal. She likes to play with ball toy sand uses a rough rope scratching post to scratch on.
Reaction to assessor: Masha is resting at the front of her kennel.
Reaction when softly spoken to: Masha wakes up and makes eye contact with the assessor.
Reaction to cage door opening: Masha moves away from the door licking her lips.
Reaction to touch: Masha sniffs the assessor’s hand then leans in for attention. She rubs her head against the assessor’s hand.
Reaction to being picked up: Masha was a little tense when held. She eventually gets antsy and jumps away.
Behavior Determination: Experience
Masha may be a little more independent, and may need time to warm up to his new home. We recommend that this cat go to a home with experienced cat parents.
Masha A1055186 is an approximately 11 month old domestic shorthair cat. She was purchased from a breeder. Masha has been declawed from the front paws. They had her since November 2014. She does not have any injuries or health concerns.
Masha around children is unpredictable. She was fine with a 4 year old until yesterday. She used to play gentle with the child. She has never lived with another animal. She has been kept mostly indoors. She is very litter box trained. Uses Dr. Elsey’s ultra clumping litter. Masha struggles when getting her nails trimmed. She allows you to pet her and place her in a carrier.
Masha became unpredictable and scratched a 4 year old child. she allows all other handling.
FOR A NEW FAMILY TO KNOW
Masha likes to play with ball toys. She was fed Origins dry food and Weruva double dip. She sleeps on a cat bed. She uses a rough rope scratching post to scratch on.
BEHAVIOR DURING INTAKE
Masha was a little nervous during intake.
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