CORY – A1103604
Safe - 2-15-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 2/15/17 CORY has an injured tail that needs follow up vet care.
Cory A1103604 – 13 yr. neutered black/white cat, stray
S/O: QARH. Allows all handling. BCS 4/9
EENT: Moderate dental tartar/gingivitis, nuclear sclerosis OU, no ocular or nasal discharge, ears wnl
HL: Grade 4/6 heart murmur, lungs auscult clear
ABD: Normal abdominal palpation, formed stool in colon
INTEG: Full coat, open wound at distal tail — dorsal half of tail severered with bone exposure ~2cm proximally from tip of tail
MS: Ambulatory x 4, no apparent lameness
UG: Neutered male
A: Geriatric, heart murmur, traumatic tail injury — reportedly happened ~1month ago, appears to have gotten caught in door or something similar
P: Administered buprenex 0.38ml sq and convenia 0.39ml sq. Cleaned with nolvasan, dried and placed soft bandage. Rec echocargiogram with placement and tail amputation if suitable for anesthesia/surgery. Good prognosis with appropriate treatment and care. Recheck/change bandage in 3 days
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