CASTIEL – A1111881
Safe - 5-18-2017 Manhattan Rescue: Feline Rescue of SI Please honor your pledges: http://felinerescueofstatenisland.org/donation/
SAFE 5/18/17 Meet Castiel: This tough, handsome cat could really use a home! He is FIV+, so he will need special care, but with the right amount of TLC he can still have a great life.
**FIV POSITIVE** CASTIEL has some kind of abscess or mass on his face – he is also tested a light FIV positive – needs further medical eval to determine what is wrong.
My name is CASTIEL. My Animal ID # is A1111881. – P
I am a male gray tabby domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 6 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 05/12/2017 from NY 10035, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
05/15/2017 AT RISK MEMO
A1111881 Castiel is At Risk for FIV+
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/15/2017 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 4 C – SEVERE CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 8.4 LBS.
normal stool noticed in the litter box nosf
05/12/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/12/17 16:46 Cat apparently is neutral with client who brought him in. He comes to her yard for frequent feedings. She has not handled him ever. During intake Castiel was in a trap den and was not hissing, other than when counselors transfered him. Even then, Castiel was not growling, just gave a short quick hiss when being transfered. Castiel did not swat. Counselors did not handle with bare hands.
No Web Memo
05/15/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Castiel was brought in as a stray, so we cannot speak to his behavior in his previous home. She was fearful during intake and seemed uncomfortable with handling. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: No aggression, but very tense and hissed once when backside was touched EVALUATION: Cage Condition: Cage is slightly re-arranged Reaction to assessor: Castiel is hiding in his cat den on approach. Reaction when softly spoken to: Castiel continues to hide. Reaction to cage door opening: Castiel continues to hide. Reaction to touch: Castiel flinches and backs away from touch, he grumbles quietly and nips gently at the assessor’s hand. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Laid back VOCAL: Quiet CHARACTER TYPE: Shy, Timid, Independent POTENTIAL CHALLENGES: – Fearful Castiel has displayed fearful behavior during their stay in the care center and has displayed distance-increasing behavior with extended handling. Fear aggression can occur when a cat perceives a threat and may escalate if they cannot escape. A fearful cat will feel more relaxed when given options, so provide him 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. BEHAVIOR SUMMARY: Please note that this cat has a severe medical condition so we may not be seeing any true behavior and behavior may change when the cat’s medical condition improves. Castiel tolerates attention and petting but may be fearful or stressed in the shelter, and may be intimidated by small children. He may be a little more independent, and may need time to warm up to his new home. Due to the behaviors seen in the care center, we feel that this cat will do best in an experienced, adult only home. RECOMMENDATIONS: – Experienced, adult home only
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
05/12/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 4 C – SEVERE CONDITIONS , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 5yr Microchip noted on Intake? none History : Subjective: Observed Behavior – admissions stated p attempted to bite, placed in cat net, not aggression, but very tense and hissed once when back side touched Evidence of Cruelty seen – no Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective VERY LIMITED EXAM- cat net unable to obtain HR and RR, eupneic, no m/a BCS 3.5/9 EENT: OD NSF, but OS- mild purulent d/c and conjunctivitis, just ventral to OS- L cheek area very swollen- palpably soft, possibly fluid filled Oral Exam: not performed PLN: Not performed H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: unable to assess U/G: MI , both testicles descended MSI: unable to assess, but slow skin tent observed CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment dehydrated R/o: facial or dental abscess, mass, other OS: r/o secondary to abscess/mass/other thin MI FIV light positive on in house snap=FIV positive Plan convenia 80mg/ml 0.3ml sq once simabol 1.8mg/ml: 0.5ml given once at 5:30PM, then SID two more days LRS 100ml SQ once check app TAB ointment OS BID x7 if p permits strongly rec sedation for complete exam and possible lancing/drain placement if abscess Prognosis: open, depending on underlying cause SURGERY: Temporary waiver due to illness/BCS
05/14/2017 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 4 C – SEVERE CONDITIONS ,
Hx: had large swelling on L side of face at intake-suspect abscess; was given convenia at that time; some blood spatter noted in cage today Sedated today to explore wound/swelling; gave 0.2 ml hydro/0.1 ml dexdomitor IM S/O BAR prior to sedation firm swelling on L side of face; abscess wound in skin over zygomatic arch, minimal serosanguinous d/c mm pk, mild hypersalivation (may be secondary to sedation); mild gingival ulceration along L upper 4th premolar with sensitivity on palpation of buccal gingiva OS-periocular swelling, enopthalmia; conjunctivitis; normal retropulsion AU-black discharge, pruritic no murmurs/arrhythmias soft, doughy abdomen with no palpable abnormalities A facial swelling-suspect tooth root abscess; r/o bite wound abcess vs retrobulbar mass vs other ear mites FIV P clipped/cleaned area around facial swelling gave 150 ml SQF gave 0.4 ml cerenia add onsior ivermectin 0.1 ml SQ now, repeat in 2 weeks change to buprenorphine b/c simbadol out of stock rec’d dental with radiographs ASAP and likely extraction of L upper 4th premolar may need to add clindamycin to control infection prior to dental procedure if convenia not enough to control infection
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