Animal Profile


Daisy

Hello, my name is Daisy. My animal id is #127297. I am a female calico cat at the Brooklyn Animal Care Center. The shelter thinks I am about 12 years 2 weeks old.

I came into the shelter as a owner surrender on 10/6/2021, with the surrender reason stated as person circumstance- moving - no pets allowed.

Daisy is on the Emergency Placement List due to medical reasons. She is a 12 year old intact cat who was surrendered due to owner circumstances. On intake, she was found to have a mass associated with her left mammary gland chain that will require removal and testing with placement. She is a quiet and shy senior pet and allowed all handling for her medical exam.

Let's get to know each other a bit more...

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My medical notes are...

Weight: 6 lbs

10/7/2021

DVM Intake Estimated age: Reported 12 years Microchip noted on Intake? No History: Owner surrender Subjective: BARH, no coughing/sneezing/vomiting/diarrhea Observed behavior: Wide eyes, crouched posture. Allowed all handling. Evidence of cruelty seen: No Evidence of trauma seen: No Objective: P: WNL R: WNL BCS: 3/9 OP: Mucous membranes pink and moist. CRT <2. Stage III dental disease. EENT: Eyes, ears, and nares clear bilaterally, no discharge noted. PLN: Small/soft/symmetrical/nonpainful CV: No murmurs or arrhythmias, pulses strong and synchronous. RESP: Eupneic, no crackles/wheezes GI: Soft, nonpainful, no palpable masses. UG: female intact, no discharge. Mass noted associated with L mammary gland chain INT: Good hair coat, no areas of alopecia or pruritus, no ectoparasites. MS: Ambulatory x4, no pain on palpation of epaxials NEURO: Mentation appropriate, cranial nerves intact, no deficits noted. Two view thoracic radiographs: No obvious metastasis noted Assessment: -Mass on ventrum (r/o mammary gland tumor vs other neoplasia) -Stage III dental disease -Underweight -Geriatric Prognosis: Guarded to fair, requires further diagnostics Plan: -Sent out CBC/Chemistry -Two view thoracic radiographs -Recommend mass removal with histopathology +/- dental cleaning with placement Surgery: Permanent waiver due to age

10/7/2021

It is the policy of ACC not to perform surgery on any animal over the age of 8-10 years due to the higher risks incurred in a shelter setting. The veterinarian is hereby issuing a permanent spay/neuter waiver, from the spay/neuter requirements of the City of NY due to the estimated age of this animal. ACC does recommend you consult with your veterinarian to determine if surgical sterilization is appropriate.

10/8/2021

CBC-> WNL Chem-> WNL TT4-> WNL

Details on my behavior are...

Behavior Condition: 2. Blue

Daisy had a tense body, but allowed collaring.

Date of Intake: 10/6/2021

Spay/Neuter status: No

Is this cat having litter box issues?: Yes

If yes, Please elaborate:: Daisy rarely has litter box problems, however she will spray. Daisy has had this issue for more than 3 years and has not seen a vet for this problem.

Previously lived with:: 2 Adults 1 Child

How is this cat around strangers?: Daisy is shy for a few minutes with strangers.

How is this cat around children?: Daisy is described to be relaxed or affectionate with the 3 year old child in the home.

How is this cat around other cats?: No cats in previous household.

How is this cat around dogs?: No dogs in previous household.

Behavior Notes: Daisy is afraid of baths, and having her nails trimmed. Daisy also struggles with having her coat brushed and will swat if picked up or held.

Bite history:: Daisy did not bite or scratch a person or animal in previous home.

Energy level/descriptors:: Low energy level

Has this cat ever had any medical issues?: No

For a New Family to Know: Daisy is described to be affectionate and independent. Daisy has a low energy level and is an indoor cat only. Daisy sleeps on the towner and is given dry food only. Daisy is litter box trained and uses a hooded litter box.

KNOWN HISTORY:: Lived Indoors Previously lived with: 2 Adults 1 Child Behavior toward strangers: Daisy is shy for a few minutes with strangers. Behavior toward children: Daisy is described to be relaxed or affectionate with the 3 year old child in the home. Behavior toward cats: No cats in previous household. Behavior toward dogs: No dogs in previous household. Bite or Scratch history: Daisy did not bite or scratch a person or animal in previous home. Litter box training: Daisy rarely has litter box problems, however she will spray. Daisy has had this issue for more than 3 years and has not seen a vet for this problem. Energy level/descriptors: Low energy level Other notes: Daisy is described to be affectionate and independent. Daisy has a low energy level and is an indoor cat only. Daisy sleeps on the towner and is given dry food only. Daisy is litter box trained and uses a hooded litter box.

ACTIVITY LEVEL:: Moderate

VOCAL:: Quiet

CHARACTER TYPE: : Shy ,Sweet,Affectionate,People oriented,Curious

POTENTIAL CHALLENGES:: New home adjustment period

Potential challenges comments:: Please see behavior flyer.

BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: : Level 2

BEHAVIOR SUMMARY:: Daisy was lying at the back of her kennel, low and slightly tense. She softens her eyes when spoken to, then leans forward to head butt the assessors hand when offered petting. She instantly perks up, purring and coming forward to solicit more attention. She tenses up when noticing the room, but is otherwise consistently seeking out petting from the assessor. When picked up, she is calm. Daisy interacts with the observer, appreciates attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. This cat is showing behavior appropriate for cat parents with either an average amount of cat experience or demonstrate a basic understanding of typical cat behavior.