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Jeffrey - ELIGIBLE FOR PERMANENT FOSTER - Important message in my bio! Domestic Short Hair Briarcliff Manor, NY
- Tabby (Gray / Blue / Silver) , White
- Coat length
- Vaccinations up to date, spayed / neutered, special needs. Jeffrey was an owner surrender in March 2019. We were given a birth date of Aug. 2015 but are not sure how accurate this is. He was diagnosed at that time with a heart murmur and dental disease. An echo performed in April 2019 diagnosed him with Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). Please see the attached description of the disease. There was no medication or exercise restriction recommended, and anesthesia was not contraindicated. A recheck echo was performed in March 2020, and the HCM was determined to be well tolerated with no major changes. Hypertension was noted (high blood pressure), and a medication, Amlodipine, was dispensed at ¼ tablet once daily. This medication can be provided at cost for $10 per 90 tablets. A recheck echo to follow progression of the disease is recommended for March 2021, which would be performed at the Simpson Clinic at no charge. The next annual echo can be performed at the Simpson Clinic at a cost of $275. Because of the periodontal disease, Jeffrey needed many extractions. At-home dental care is recommended in the form of brushing teeth and dental treats; however, most cats do not appreciate this so future dental cleanings or extractions may be necessary. In April 2019 he was noted to have an ear infection which was treated and resolved. In June 2019, it was noted Jeffrey had an increase in his thirst and urination habits so lab work was submitted and revealed elevated kidney values, anemia and proteinuria. A kidney diet and subcutaneous fluids twice weekly were started. One month later lab work revealed improvement, a urine sample revealed a urinary tract infection so treatment was continued and antibiotics were added. Upon recheck urinary infection was still present so antibiotics were continued. In November a urine sample revealed the infection had resolved. At this point I would classify him as stage II kidney disease; however, an ultrasound has not been performed. He seems to be compensating well with the food and fluid treatment, but due to the progressive nature of kidney disease it will most likely limit his life span. Jeffrey is currently eating a K/D kidney diet from Science Diet and getting subcutaneous fluids twice weekly which we can teach you how to give. He is getting an oral medication, Amlodipine, once daily. He is due for lab work and a blood pressure recheck in September 2020, an echo in March 2021, and vaccines March 2023. I recommend a yearly echo and twice yearly lab work/blood pressure checks.
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Due to Covid-19, the SPCA of Westchester is closed to the public. Rest assured, our kennel staff and trainers will be present daily to take care of the animals, exercise them and provide them with loving care!
At the moment, we are accepting applications to adopt via email only. Submitting an application does not guarantee a meet and greet as we are scheduling limited meet and greets to continue to keep our staff and the public safe. Please submit your applications/questionnaires to firstname.lastname@example.org and allow 2-3 days for a response. We thank you for your understanding!
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Come in and get to know Jeffrey! This sweet, very shy boy needs a quiet home.
As a permanent foster, you would give Jeffrey food, shelter, and most importantly LOVE, while the SPCA would continue to provide their veterinary care at the Simpson Clinic. Please contact the SPCA for more information.
When to Come: (Unless different date stated above)
Unless noted differently above, our hours are Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Our adoptions are first-come, first-served based on the best match.
What to Bring:
Please bring a copy of your current pet(s)’ vaccination records and a copy of your lease (if you rent or own a condo/co-op/townhouse) in case we are unable to get hold of your veterinarian or landlord/management company on the day you come in.
We do same-day adoptions, except in the case of dogs who require more than one visit prior to adoption. Our adoptions are first-come, first-served based on the best match.
We do not accept adoption fee deposits in advance, nor do we hold animals, unless it is an animal who requires more than one visit prior to adoption. In this case, an appointment can be scheduled with a senior staff member or trainer.
Adoption Fees; What’s Included:
All cats and kittens are spayed/neutered, microchipped, vaccinated and dewormed (age appropriate), and come with a free veterinary visit from a participating vet within seven days of adoption. Pre-existing medical conditions are covered via our Simpson Clinic free of charge within the first 30 days of adoption.
Adults cats over 1 year of age: $75-150
All Kittens; $150.00
Two kittens: $275
Seniors and Lonely Hearts Club members: $65
Please visit: http://www.spca914.org/adoptanimal.htm to read our Adoption Policy and Procedures in full.
Feel free to e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (914) 941-2896 ext. 11 with any questions or for more details on the animal(s) in which you are interested.
NYS Registration # RR056
Ask About Jeffrey - ELIGIBLE FOR PERMANENT FOSTER - Important message in my bio!
- Domestic Short Hair
- Tabby (Gray / Blue / Silver)
SPCA of Westchester