LEON – A1042202
7-21-2015 Brooklyn Rescue: Mary's Kitty Korner Please honor your pledges: http://www.maryskittykorner.org/
Leon A1042202 – 10 years, Orange Tabby DMH, Neutered, Owner Surrender
Owner Surrender Profile
Basic Information: Leon is a 12 year old orange male cat. Leon was given to owner as a gift from a family member. Owner stated Leon walks with a limp. Leon only knows Russian language. Owner came to surrender Leon due to a family member being sick.
Social Life and Personality: Leon lived with two adults and no children. Owner stated Leon is relaxed, affection and respectful towards everyone in the household. Leon lived with another male cat and owner stated Leon was tolerant towards the cat but the other cat was fearful. Leon behavior is unknown towards dogs. He is indoors only and activity level is low since he gotten older. Owner stated Leon is playful, quiet and independent.
Behavior Issues: Leon never bitten or scratched anyone to owners knowledge. He likes to be picked up and held. He never had a bath or nail trim. Owner stated is behavior is good.
For a New Family to Know: Leon is litter box trained. He likes to play with balls and scratch on anything carpet. He likes to in same room as owner or be petted. He likes to sleep on the sofa. Owner stated Leon eats Fancy Feast seafood twice a day.
Intake Behavior: Upon intake Leon was quiet, calm, and relaxed. He scanned negative for a microchip and allowed all handling.
QARH – patient, allows handling
N ~ 10 years
S/O: Vet check for geriatric exam. BAR on presentation. Timid but very cooperative for exam and handling – seems scare of environment. Tries to hide, but warms up when held. Did not appear to have eaten food
mm = pink, moist, CRT<2sec
hydration = adequate
Integ = good haircoat
EENT = clear OU, clean AU, nnd, moderate dental disease
H/L = nma, nsr, clear lung fields, bilaterally
Abdomen = snp, nmp
GU = neutered male, small bladder
LN = wnl
CNS = appropriate
MS = BCS: 5-6/9, amb x 4, reportedly walks with a limp, but no obvious lamenesses detected, no pain on orthopedic evaluation.
A: Dental disease
hx of lameness – none observed on exam but poss. early arthritis
Px: Good short term
P: Continue to monitor appetite and overall condition in BACC
Reaction to Assessor: Leon was resting upon approach. When softly spoken to, he lifts his head, looks at the assessor, and lip licks.
Reaction to cage door opening: Leon remains soft and relaxed.
Reaction to touch: Leon remains in place for petting and seems indifferent of touch.
Reaction to being picked up: Leon remains soft and allows handling.
As per previous owner, Leon has lived with 2 adults and was relaxed, affectionate, and respectful to everyone in the home. He has also lived with another male cat, in which he was tolerant with. He was kept indoors and his activity level has gotten low since he is older. The owners described him as playful, quiet, and independent.
Behavior Determination: Average
Leon interacts with the observer, appreciates attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. No known history of behavioral problems. This cat is showing behavior appropriate for new or experienced cat parents.
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