Animal Profile


Selma

Hello, my name is Selma. My animal id is #20304. I am a male black cat at the . The shelter thinks I am about 2 years old.

I came into the shelter as a owner surrender on 09-Feb-2018, with the surrender reason stated as person circumstance- moving.

Reserved

Someone has already placed a deposit on me. I'm no longer available.

Selma is at risk for medical reasons, having been diagnosed with an Upper Respiratory Infection, which is contagious to other cats. Selma has a corneal scar over her left eye, though the eye appears to be normal underneath. We have not conducted a formal behavior assessment for Selma, though she has been easy to handle whilst at the care center, giving us no reason to be concerned as to her behavior.

My medical notes are...

Weight: 7.76 lbs

9/02/2018

Microchip Scan:negative Evidence of Cruelty:none Observed Behavior:friendly, allowed all handling Sex:M Estimated Age: ~2-3 yrs Subjective: describe how he animal is presenting and any known history Eyes:L eye blurry Ears:some dirt Oral Exam:dental dz Heart: Lungs: Abdomen: Musculoskeletal:4/9 Mentation:BAR Preliminary Assessment:nice, friendly L eye issues Plan: needs dvm exam

11/02/2018

DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: ~2 years Microchip noted on Intake? negative History : stray Subjective: BARH Observed Behavior - very sweet. Easily handleable. Did well for all medical handling and procedures Evidence of Cruelty seen - no Evidence of Trauma seen - no Objective P = wnl R = eupneic BCS 4/9 EENT: Eyes have serous d/c ou, OS has corneal scar covering entire surface of cornea, appears normal underneath, ears clean, mild serous nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: clean adult dentition, no oral lesions noted PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: MI, 2 testicles descended MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate - no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: URI Corneal scar OS Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC Move to iso Start doxycycline 10mg/kg PO SID x10d until 2/21 Start terramycin OU BID x10d until 2/21 Recheck day 7 Prognosis: Excellent SURGERY: temporary waiver due to URI

Details on my behavior are...

Behavior Condition: 1. Green

During intake, Selma was a bit tense but allowed all handling during intake.

Date of Intake: 2/9/2018

Spay/Neuter status: No

Is this cat having litter box issues?: No

Basic Information:: Selma is a two year old black and white cat. His owner found him as a stray kitten around 2 years ago. He is being surrendered due to the owner not having somewhere to live.

Previously lived with:: 2 adults, 1 child

How is this cat around strangers?: Selma is very friendly and loves to get attention from people.

How is this cat around children?: Selma has lives with a child, age 8, and is reportedly very friendly, relaxed, and tolerant.

How is this cat around other cats?: Selma has not lived with cats so his behavior is unknown.

How is this cat around dogs?: Selma has not lived with dogs so his behavior is unknown.

Behavior Notes: Selma does scratch on clothed chairs but was not provided with a surface to scratch.

Bite history:: Selma has not bitten a person or another animal.

Energy level/descriptors:: medium to high.

Has this cat ever had any medical issues?: Yes

Medical Notes: Selma has a cataract on his left eye.

For a New Family to Know: Selma is described as a friendly, affectionate, and playful cat. He loves to play around and sleep. He will greet the family by the door. He was an indoor/outdoor cat. Selma was fed Friskies wet and dry food. His favorite treat is vienna sausages. Selma was provided with both hooded and open litter box. The owner often changed types of litter and he did not mind. He was not given a scratching post or pad.

KNOWN HISTORY:: Selma is a two year old black and white cat. His owner found him as a stray kitten around 2 years ago. He is being surrendered due to the owner not having somewhere to live. Selma has previously lived with 2 adults and 1 child. Selma is very friendly and loves to get attention from people. Selma has lives with a child, age 8, and is reportedly very friendly, relaxed, and tolerant. Selma has not lived with cats so his behavior is unknown. Selma has not lived with dogs so his behavior is unknown. Selma does scratch on clothed chairs but was not provided with a surface to scratch. Selma has not bitten a person or another animal. Selma is described as having a medium to high activity level. Selma has a cataract on his left eye. Selma is described as a friendly, affectionate, and playful cat. He loves to play around and sleep. He will greet the family by the door. He was an indoor/outdoor cat. Selma was fed Friskies wet and dry food. His favorite treat is vienna sausages. Selma was provided with both hooded and open litter box. The owner often changed types of litter and he did not mind. He was not given a scratching post or pad. During intake, Selma was a bit tense but allowed all handling during intake.

MEDICAL BEHAVIOR:: 02/11/18 very sweet. Easily handleable. Did well for all medical handling and procedures.

Cage Condition:: Cage is neat

Reaction to assessor:: Selma is lying in back of his kennel with a low body, ears forward.

Reaction when softly spoken to:: Selma licks his lips when spoken to, then vocalizes softly.

Reaction to cage door opening:: Selma raises his head as the cage door opens, then vocalizes again.

Reaction to touch:: Selma allows the assessor to pet him along his head and body while leaning in and then rolling over onto his side. Begins to purr softly.

Reaction to being picked up:: Selma allows the assessor to pick him up and hold him, body slightly tense.

ACTIVITY LEVEL:: Lively

VOCAL:: Somewhat chatty

CHARACTER TYPE: : Affectionate,Playful,People oriented,Timid

POTENTIAL CHALLENGES:: None

BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: : Average

Behavior Asilomar: H - Healthy

RECOMMENDATIONS:: None

BEHAVIOR SUMMARY:: Selma interacts with the observer, appreciates attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. This cat is showing behavior appropriate for new or experienced cat parents.