ALAMO – A1118441
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***SAFE 07/21/17*** SWEET, PURRING, CALM AND SOCIAL ALAMO IS A HANDSOME HOUSE PANTHER WHO NEEDS IMMEDIATE RESCUE!! 10 year old ALAMO needs your help – he has an enlarged thyroid gland which could mean he is hyperthyroid. He also has dental issues and needs some tooth extractions. He is in need of further medical testing but needs rescue asap. Can you help this older handsome boy? MUST RESERVE BY NOON!!
My name is ALAMO. My Animal ID # is A1118441. – P
I am a neutered male chocolate domestic mh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 10 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 07/14/2017 from NY 11201, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
07/17/2017 AT RISK MEMO
A1118441 Alamo is At Risk for medical reasons, please see exam below
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
07/17/2017 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 5 C – SEVERE CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is AVERAGE, Weight 6.1 LBS.
3rd day of DTM culture no growth or change of color seen nosf
07/14/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
07/14/17 09:07 Upon intake Alamo was calm and relaxed. Alamo will make noises and was vocal. Alamo scanned negative for a microchip and allowed all handling.
No Web Memo
07/16/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Alamo was brought in as a stray so we cannot speak to his behavior in his previous home. During intake he was calm and relaxed, and allowed all handling. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Friendly, allows petting, purring EVALUATION: Cage Condition: Cage is neat Reaction to assessor: Alamo comes to the front of the cage, soft eyes and body, and meows at the assessor. Reaction when softly spoken to: Alamo sniffs the assessor’s hand and continues to meow. Reaction to cage door opening: Alamo remains calm and relaxed. Reaction to touch: Alamo leans into the stroke and purrs. Reaction to being picked up: Alamo sits calmly in the assessor’s arms and looks around. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Mellow VOCAL: Somewhat chatty CHARACTER TYPE: Social, Calm, Sweet BEHAVIOR SUMMARY: Average Alamo 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.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
07/14/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 5 C – SEVERE CONDITIONS , behavior rating was NONE
07/14/17 10:47 DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: ~10 years Microchip noted on Intake? scan negative History : Subjective: Observed Behavior – vocalizing, low growl during exam, flicking tail, allowed exam Evidence of Cruelty seen – no Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective T = — P = WNL R = WNL BCS 3/9 EENT: lenticular sclerosis OU, iris atropy OU, no URI signs, enlarged thyroid on palpation Oral Exam: severe periodontal disease, multiple missing and fractured teeth – needs dental with extractions, pale mm’s PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NMA, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: male neutered MSI: missing patches of fur on head and legs and ears (possible ringworm), poor body and muscle condition, dry skin and haircoat, unkempt CNS: QAR, mentally appropriate Rectal: not performed Assessment ~10 year old MN cat underweight dehydrated alopecia – ringworm suspect enlarged thyroid gland – suspect hyperthyroid severe periodontal disease – needs dental with extractions after placement pale mm’s good appetite for wet food on exam Plan Start DTM – sample taken on exam Run CBC/chem (and T4 if available in-house) LRS 75 ml SQ SID x 3 days priority vet check tomorrow to detemine plan/prognosis Prognosis: fair (pending diagnostics) SURGERY: already neutered
07/17/2017 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating AVERAGE
Hx: dehydrated/emaciated on intake; alopecia on head-DTM culture neg; bloodwork overall WNL S/O good appetite, light brown diarrhea noted in box BAR, sweet, allows handling mm pk, tacky; mild hypersalivation; missing upper canines, mod tartar/staining no nasal discharge, eyes clear AS-severe pruritus, brown waxy discharge hypotrichosis on top of head, mild overgrooming on abdomen purring on auscultation abdomen soft, nonpainful; intestines slightly thickened and fluid filled A Underweight-r/o primary GI disease (parasites, IBD, lymphoma) vs other Diarrhea-r/o primary GI (parasites, IBD, lymphoma) vs secondary to systemic dz Otitis externa Alopecia-suspect self induced secondary to severe aural pruritus on head and secondary to overgrooming on abdomen; suspect underlying allergies P start metronidazole 0.8 ml PO BID x 14 days cerenia 0.3 ml SQ SID x 3 days LRS 100 ml SQ SID x 3 days rec’d AUS to evaluate GI thickening prognosis: fair
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