BRUSSELS – A1105910
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*** SAFE 03/24/17 *** A staff member writes: I’m pretty new to the shelter, and still a little nervous to be here. If you’re looking to help out a cat in need, I may be the purrfect choice! My right eye has some scarring, but if you give me the chance to get to know you, you’ll find that I’ll be the apple of your eye.
**Poor Brussels has an issue going on with her eye and she’s been moved to isolation – She needs rescue ASAP!!**
BRUSSELS, OKRA (rescue hold) AND PINTO (safe) CAME IN TOGETHER AND NEED HOMES!
*SPAYED – ABORTED*
My name is BRUSSELS. My Animal ID # is A1105910. – P
I am a spayed female brn tabby and torbie domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 03/11/2017 from NY 10459, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY. I came in with Group/Litter #K17-090695.
03/21/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Brussels is at risk due to URI diagnosis
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
03/21/2017 Exam Type MS RELAPSED URI – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 7.9 LBS.
3/21/17 S: Calm in cage, allows some handling. O: QAR, estimated 5-8% dehydrated, decreased skin turgor. MMs pale pink EENT: OD: Mild chemosis and epiphora, corneal opacity on ventral cornea. Clean OS. Mild SND. H/L: Not ausculted. Sniffling and sneezing. A: 1. URI – R/O recrudescence vs. new secondary infection 2. Dehydration 3. Reported corneal scarring OD P: Move to isolation 1. Doxycycline 0.7 ml PO x10 days 2. Erythromycin OU BID x10 days 3. LRS 150 ml SQ SID x5 days 4. Swab for resp pathogens today 1088 —- 3/15/17 PE: Full exam done under sedation. BARH. MMpk, crt 2. EENT: Corneal scarring OS, OD clr. Ears – mild black d/x AU. NND. Oral – no ulcers, minimal tartar. MSI: BCS= 5/9, ambx 4, good haircoat – no lesions. CV: HR= 200, nsr, nm. L: clr and eup. Abd: SNP, full but unable to feel individual kittens. UG: Female, prominent nipples, no vulvar d/c. Moderate bladder size. A) Suspect pregnant. Corneal scarring – suspect feline herpetic keratitis. P) Clean ears. OHE. Place serum drop in OD. Unable to do fluorescein stain – to see ventral eye – while sedated. Ok to move out of iso – no signs of URI. Prognosis: Fair to good for the eye. (Fair mainly since cat does not allow tx of eye.)
03/11/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
03/11/17 14:23 Basic Info Brussels A1105910 is a female brown tabby with torbie accents DSH feline who was found along with two other cats Okra A1105911 & Pinto A1105912 in an auto repair shop in the Bronx a little while before being brought in. The finder stated they’re a cat lover who was concerned about the cats well being and thought it best for them to be brought in to us especially because they believe the trio are sick. The finder was able to lure them into a cat carrier with food and bring them into our care center. Behavior during Intake During intake Brussels allowed all handling however at times attempted to flee. She allowed to be scanned (-), collared and have her picture taken. She was picked up/held and placed into a kennel with ease.
03/21/2017 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Brussels is the definition of a cool cat. She is very relaxed and a good listener. When we were hanging out, I just spoke to her about random nonsense and it seemed like she was actually listening to what I was saying. I want to point that Brussels does have scarring in her left eye, but she doesn’t seem bothered by her disability. She is a beautiful cat and I got the impression that she is fully aware of that. Brussels is a cat who is unbothered by small inconveniences and is just living her life.
03/16/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Brussels was brought in as a stray, so we cannot speak to her behavior in her previous home. She was found in an auto shop with two other cats. Her finder was able to lure her into a carrier with cat food in order to bring her to the care center. She allowed all handling during intake, but has attempted to flee at times. She allowed the counselor to pick her up and hold her with ease. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Observed Behavior – allows handling, nervous. EVALUATION: Cage Condition: Cage is slightly re-arranged Reaction to assessor: Brussels was lying down in her litter box, calm and relaxed. Reaction when softly spoken to: Brussels looks at the assessor with almond-shaped eyes, and then averts her gaze. Reaction to cage door opening: Brussels remains soft motionless. Reaction to touch: Brussels remains completely still and accepts petting. She appeared indifferent, but also seemed uncomfortable. She closes her eyes and remains in place throughout the interaction. Reaction to pick up: Brussels was tense during pick up, but remains calm when held. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Mellow VOCAL: Quiet CHARACTER TYPE: Timid, Independent POTENTIAL CHALLENGES: – Fearful – Brussels has displayed fearful behavior during their stay in the care center and appeared a little shut down. A fearful cat will feel more relaxed when given options, so provide her with the chance to move closer, investigate, or interact with you. Be sure to offer incentive such as treats or play time whenever the cat makes a small positive step. Please speak to an adoption counselor for additional information on methods to desensitize your cat to their fear stimulus. RECOMMENDATIONS: – Experienced cat parent – Brussels tolerates attention and petting but may be fearful or stressed in the shelter. She may be a little more independent, and may need time to warm up to her new home. We recommend that this cat go to a home with experienced cat parents.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
03/11/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 CG – MINOR CONDITIONS PREGNANT, behavior rating was NONE
addendum: active epiphora seen PM 3/11 will start on famciclovir 125mg bid x 3 day. recheck before ohe DVM Intake Exam Findings History Subjective Observed Behavior – allows handling, nervous Evidence of Cruelty seen – n Evidence of Trauma seen n Objective BCS 5/9 EENT: OD corneal scarring Oral Exam: clean teeth PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: probable pregnancy, early U/G: intact MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment pregnant, corneal scar Plan ohe
03/15/2017 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 2 NCG – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
PE: Full exam done under sedation. BARH. MMpk, crt 2. EENT: Corneal scarring OS, OD clr. Ears – mild black d/x AU. NND. Oral – no ulcers, minimal tartar. MSI: BCS= 5/9, ambx 4, good haircoat – no lesions. CV: HR= 200, nsr, nm. L: clr and eup. Abd: SNP, full but unable to feel individual kittens. UG: Female, prominent nipples, no vulvar d/c. Moderate bladder size. A) Suspect pregnant. Corneal scarring – suspect feline herpetic keratitis. P) Clean ears. OHE. Place serum drop in OD. Unable to do fluorescein stain – to see ventral eye – while sedated. Ok to move out of iso – no signs of URI. Prognosis: Fair to good for the eye. (Fair mainly since cat does not allow tx of eye.)
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