ELSIE – A1103219
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SAFE 2/12/17 Chocolate With Missing Hind Limb/Lameness at BACC – ELSIE!
Elsie A1103219 – 3 yr neutered chocolate point, owner died:
NEUTERED MALE, WHITE / CHOC PT, DOMESTIC SH MIX,3 yrs
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, NO HOLD Reason OWNER DIED
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 02/07/2017, From NY 11231, DueOut Date 02/10/2017
Elise was very sweet she, allowed the counselor to hold her and pet her. During intake she was calm and relaxed, and allowed the counselor to collar and take a photo.
Hiding in litter box, body and head low. Receptive to petting, allows all over. Nervous and unsure, scared, but a sweet cat. Doesn’t get up from box, feels safer inside and trying to be invisible for now. Has a large bump on top of head and a aural hematoma? (left ear). Didn’t force any interaction, just spoke softly to her and pet. She meowed some, lip licked a little. Has Snowshoe-ish markings, blue eyes. Gave her a bowl of fresh wet food and some treats. Sprayed Feliway. Initial med exam pending.
Microchip scan neg.
MN, approx 3 yrs
O: QARH. mm=lt pink, moist, CRT<2 s. Shy, allows all handling.
ORAL: Mild gingivitis. Slight calculus.
EENT: No oculonasal discharge. AS – pinna scarred down. Mild ear wax buildup.
H/L: Lungs clear, no murmurs/arrhythmias.
ABD/UG: Neutered male. Palpation WNL.
MS: Amb x 4, with hind limb lameness. Left hind – missing foot. Right hind – missing metatarsus and foot, hock joint present. Calluses present where he bears weight. BCS=5/9.
INTEG: 2 mm pink skin growth dorsum of head.
A: Age est. 3 yrs. Likely congenital defects in hind limbs – not causing a major disability. Gingivitis. Otherwise apparently healthy.
P: No treatment indicated.
Excellent prognosis with appropriate management and indoors-only lifestyle.
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