BUDDY – A1118438
Safe - 7-19-2017 Manhattan
SAFE 7/19/17 — 5 year old BUDDY was dumped by his owner for “pet health” rather than taking his cat to the vet. He had been living with owner in the basement for 4 years and owner noticed he hadn’t eaten or urinated in a few days. Buddy has a urinary obstruction (the first occurance) – and needs some dental care. He needs follow up vet care to make sure this will not become a chronic thing. Please help Buddy today!
BUDDY – A1118438
NEUTERED MALE, BRN TABBY, DOMESTIC SH MIX,5 yrs
STRAY – ONHOLDHERE, HOLD FOR ID Reason PET HEALTH
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 07/14/2017, From NY 10462, DueOut Date 07/17/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: Reported 8 years – has been living with client for 4 years, exam is consistent with this age. Microchip noted on Intake? Scanned neg, MC placed on intake History : Has been living in someone’s basement for around 4 years. Hasn’t been urinating or eating for last 3 days. Subjective: Lying in carrier, unwilling to get up. Tail tapping. Allows abd palp and auscultation. Objective BCS 7/9 EENT: Clean eyes, ears and nose. Oral Exam: Mild gingivitis, moderate tartar PLN: Not enlarged H/L: HR 180 bpm, NSR, NMA, RR 40, lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Large very firm bladder U/G: Male neutered MSI: No lesions noted CNS: Quiet, unwilling to get up Rectal: Normal externally Assessment: 1. Urinary obstruction, apparently first occurrence 2. Overweight 3. Dental disease Prognosis: Good with appropriate management Plan: Administered hydromorphone 0.3 ml, midazolam 0.3 ml, ketamine 0.3 ml Placed IVC Supplemented oxygen via mask Shaved inguinal region and did sterile prep Unblocked pt with 3.5 Fr red rubber catheter – difficult to place due to grit in the distal urethra. Once this grit was removed, urine was expressed easily – urine was cloudy and red. Placed a 5 Fr red rubber catheter and sutured to prepuce, attached closed collection system. 1. IV LRS at 30 ml/hr (2x maintenance) 2. Simbadol 0.8 ml SQ SID x10 days 3. Prazosin 1 g PO SID x10 days 4.Abx not indicated for FLUTD in young cats 5. E collar always 6. Next home should include a low-stress environment and efforts to increase water consumption – like water fountain, wet food ONLY, chicken broth/tuna juice to flavor water in water bowl, etc. 1088
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