ERAGON – 25019
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SAFE 4/17/18 Meet Eragon! His wounds are healing but he still needs a little more TLC @MACC. Poor ERAGON was found in a car engine and brought in by police. He is about 4 years old and has wounds to his paw pads and left hind leg. He is also emaciated and has some unusual heart sounds. He needs a medical eval for further issues – please help this boy today.
Care Center Location: Manhattan
ZIP Code From: 10030
Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: Blue
Age: 4 years
Weight: 8 lbs
Vet Notes: 5:50 PM
Hx: Wounds to the paws and lateral LHL. Muffled heart sounds on exam yesterday. Emaciated.
Chemistry performed today and available for review.
S: Alert, very friendly, rolls around and allows all handling!
-Paw pad wounds are healing well – appear as partial thickness lesions today
-LHL – lateral lower leg has a long full-thickness wound. Skin margins are starting to contract. There is mild creamy discharge in the wound and mild erythema surrounding it.
Chemistry: unremarkable. Creat 1.3, all other values are in range.
1. Paw pad wounds – healing well
2. LHL wound – appears slightly infected
1. Clavamox 0.9 ml PO BID x7 days
2. Onsior 0.35 ml SQ SID x3 days
3. Consider delayed surgical closure in 1-3 days
L V T Notes: 3:35 PM
chemistry blood work completed- uploaded to vet documents. LVT 0811
Blood Work Interpretation
Vet Notes: 1:19 PM
WBC 22.92 k/ul
Neuts 17.80 k/ul
(chem 15 clips are out of stock)
ASSESSMENT: These changes are consistent with stress or infection.
PLAN: Run Chem when it’s available.
L V T Notes: 12:44 PM
Two view CXR performed and reviewed by Intake DVM. Cleaned all four paws and injured LHL with dilute Chlorhexidine and dried.
Vet Notes: 12:17 PM
Thoracic rads – pulmonary vessels are prominent, and visible to the periphery of the chest.
No sign of pneumothorax, fluid in the lungs or other emergent thoracic disease secondary to trauma.
Vet Notes: 11:41 AM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: Estimated 2-5 years old based on dentition and overall appearance
Microchip noted on Intake? Scanned neg – MC placed during LVT exam
History : Found in car engine – police intake
Subjective: Alert, sits in one place and doesn’t really get up
Observed Behavior – Allows all handling, relaxed body
Evidence of Cruelty seen – None
Evidence of Trauma seen – Wounds to paw pads and LHL, dorsum and face
BAR, MMs pink and moist, BCS 3/9
EENT: Whiskers around nose are singed and the distal half is missing. Multiple small abrasions on the muzzle and face. Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: Mild tartar. Left maxillary, right maxillary and right mandibular canines are fractured.
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: Heart sounds muffled/absent on the left side of the chest. NSR, NMA. Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Soft, non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: Male intact, testicles S/S
MSI: The pads of all four paws are ulcerated with litter and fur stuck to them. Small superficial wound on dorsum, between shoulder blades. 10 cm linear wound on the left lateral lower leg – partial thickness with a small nodule palpable in the center. Hair coat slightly greasy. Skin free of parasites.
CNS: Alert, slightly quiet. No signs of neurologic abnormalities.
Rectal: Normal externally
1. Wounds to paw pads, LHL and between shoulder blades
2. Muffled heart sounds on left side
4. Fractured teeth
2. Chest rads
3. Clean wounds
Temporary waiver due to injuries
L V T Notes: 6:12 AM
[LVT Intake Exam]
Microchip Scan: negative, placed
Evidence of Cruelty: no
Observed Behavior: allows all handling but tense and nervous
Sex: intact male
Estimated Age: appx 4-5y
Subjective: reportedly found in a car engine, small abraded area on LHL medial aspect below stifle (appx 4-5″), small patches of missing hair and small burn marks
Oral Exam: upper and lower left side canine fractures with mild staining
Musculoskeletal: WNL BCS 5/9
Preliminary Assessment: minor car engine wounds +/- dental disease or injury to teeth from car
Plan: DVM intake
Animal Behavior Saved At: 14-Apr-2018 15:56:4.000
Animal Name: Eragon
Age: 4 Years (approx)
Breed: Domestic Medium Hair
Spayed / Neutered: No
Behavior Assessment Date:
Next Test Date:
Eragon was brought in as a stray, so we don’t have any behavioral history or tendencies in a home environment.
4/12/18 Observed Behavior – Allows all handling, relaxed body
4/12/18 Lying down on cage bedding, soft and loose body, accepts the touch but ears turn sideways and remains immobile during the petting.
Reaction to assessor:
Eragon engages when approached by the assessor.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Eragon responds back with a meow.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Eragon seeks affection, leans forward with tail up and remains at the front of the cage, soft and relaxed.
Reaction to touch:
Eragon head-butts the assessor’s hand and appreciates petting on the head and body.
Reaction to being picked up:
Allows the pickup and remains calm.
H – Healthy
Eragon interacts with the Assessor, solicits attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. This cat can go to a beginner home.
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