CHASE – A1049900
Safe 9-8-2015 Staten Island
*SAFE* 09/08/15 – Chase was surrendered because her owner felt she was unhealthy from all of her weight gain. She tried different foods although Chase is a Purina Cat Chow girl and that’s what she enjoys. She is a very sweet girl that has lived with a dog and good with cats.
Staten Island Center
CHASE – A1049900
SPAYED FEMALE, GRAY, RUSSIAN BLUE MIX,11 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason PET HEALTH
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 08/31/2015, From NY 10304, DueOut Date 09/03/2015,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary Scan negative Spayed;~ 11 years old Very friendly and sweet Very vocal and soliciting attention Large matts noted on back; easily pulled (Most likely from lack of grooming) Coat flakey Moderate gingivitis; staining of teeth Obese Cataracts OU AMBx4 BARH NOSF
Spayed;~ 11 years old
Very friendly and sweet
Very vocal and soliciting attention
Large matts noted on back; easily pulled (Most likely from lack of grooming)
Moderate gingivitis; staining of teeth
VET CHECK- GERIATRIC, OBESE
BARH. ALLOWS ALL HANDLING. BCS 8/9. EATING WELL, NORMAL URINE
TEETH CLEAN, NUCLEAR SCLEROSIS OU, NO OCULAR OR NASAL DISCHARGE, EARS WNL
NORMAL THORACIC AUSCULTATION; DIFFICULT TO PALPATE ABDOMEN DUE TO SIZE
SLIGHTLY UNKEPT HAIR COAT, LARGE MATTS ON BACK REMOVED DURING INITIAL EXAM
AMBULATORY X 4
A: GERIATRIC, OBESE
P: CONTINUE TO MONITOR WHILE AT SIACC. REC FULL GERIATRIC WORK UP WITH PLACEMENT. GOOD SHORT TERM PROGNOSIS
About Chase: Owner had chase between 10-11 years. He was adopted from the ACC. Chase is an independent cat who likes to be by herself. She was kept only indoors and used a hooded litter box. Owner described chase as shy, mellow, quiet, very lazy and independent. Chase does not like to be bathed, or have her fur brushed as she will meow, struggle to get away and goes to scratch.
Chase has been around small children and interacts fine with them. With other cats, Chase was also gentle and never had an issue with other cats. Owner had a Maltese and stated Chase was relaxed, respectful and very tolerant around the dog.
Owner stated that Chase likes to scratch furniture and did not really care for the scratching post they had for her in the house. Chase also does not care for toys and will not react if you try to play with her. She is not fond of being picked up and struggles to get out.
Food: Chase was fed only dry food called Cat Chow. Owner tried to put Chase on different diets so she can lose weight but was not successful. Owner stated it was over the last year that he noticed the majority of the weight gain.
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