ECHO – 22116
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***SAFE 3/9/18*** Echo is a young cat who, while warming up and showing that he enjoys human attention, has not been adjusting well to shelter life. He would greatly benefit from a quiet home that he can get to ASAP to open up in at his own pace.
Echo 22116, 6 months, Orange tabby, Male, 6lbs
Intake: Owner surrender, 3/4
L V T Notes: 2:39 PM
Explosive, foul smelling diarrhea found in kennel. P seems stressed, crouched down, in the back hiding in kennel. Alerted doctor, and took a sample for a parvo test. Negative test. Placed on a vet check.
Vet Notes: 8:55 PM
Hx: Arrived at MACC yesterday tachypneic – apparently a stress-related episode.
S: Hiding at back of kennel, slightly tense
O: BAR-H, MMs pink
EENT: Clean eyes, ears, nose
H/L: NSR, NMA. RR 40, quiet lung sounds.
Abd: Soft, nonpainful
UG: Male intact
M/S/I: No lesions noted. Amb x4.
Neuro: Alert and appropriate
A: Slightly tachypneic but appears stressed
P: Move out of adoptions. Recheck tomorrow. Consider chest rads if tachypnea doesn’t resolve.
Vet Notes: 5:45 PM
Rectal temp at 5:38pm: 101.8
Pt is purring, eupnic, bright and alert
Okay to do all intake procedures
Keep in MMB overnight for monitoring – if pt stays normothermic overnight, okay to move out tomorrow morning.
Vet Notes: 5:04 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 1-2 year old based on dentition and secondary sex characteristics
Microchip noted on Intake? Scanned negative
History : Surrendered from a house with many other cats – to the Bronx ACC. Was stressed when at BxACC but seemed healthy – but after transport to MACC, pt is panting and drooling.
Subjective: Hyperventilating/panting, meows
Observed Behavior – Allows handling
Evidence of Cruelty seen – None
Evidence of Trauma seen – None
T = 105.0 F (rectal)
P = 170
R = panting
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: Clean adult teeth
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: Male intact, testicles S/S
MSI: Drool/saliva all over pt’s front legs and neck. Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: Slightly dull
Rectal: Normal externally
Assessment: Hyperthermia – R/O caused by stress of transport. No indication of heart disease or other underlying medical condition.
1. Administered 0.1 ml butorphanol IM at 5:00 pm. Hold off on vx until pt is stabilized.
Okay for surgery assuming this episode resolves
Echo was brought in with limited information on their behavioral history or tendencies in a home environment.
3/4/18 Observed Behavior – Allows handling
Hiding underneath bedding. Becomes alert when uncovered and retreats to the back with a low body posture, trembling. Allows petting all over, but lip licks and remains tense. Will nuzzle under blanket when given the opportunity, and then nuzzles against my body. Really sweet, just nervous and unsure. Needs time to adjust.
Just moved into new cage. Curled up behind litter box, tense, head down, eyes dilated. Lifted head when door opened, alert. Tolerated touch, eyes wandering, then slowly leaned into pets. Remained pressed into back corner.
Reaction to assessor:
Echo remains tense, crouched position at the back of the cage cubby.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Echo becomes alert with eyes wide open and softly meows.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Echo remains stiff in place, ears erect and forward.
Reaction to touch:
Echo allows the touch, slowly leans into the assessor’s hand while purring in place.
Reaction to being picked up:
He becomes antsy then jumps back into the cage.
H – Healthy
Echo 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.
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