FILA – 14445
Safe - 11-26-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 11/26/17 FILA was brought in with an old injury to her right front paw. She was afraid when brought in but then was purring throughout her exam. Shelter is recommending amputation of damaged paw – needs rescue asap! FILA is only about 6 months old.
Intake Date: 11/22/17
Intake Type: Owner Surrender
Medical Behavior: Blue
Age: 6 months
Original Location: 11412
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 6 mos (4lbs, but appears to have all adult teeth)
Microchip noted on Intake? no
History: Field rescue
Observed Behavior – Cat is at front of cage, pupils dilated (received Simbadol inj yesterday). Hisses when approached, but then allows all handling and is purring throughout exam. Active/moving, but not fighting restraint.
Evidence of Cruelty seen -no
Evidence of Trauma seen -yes
T = 103F
P = wnl
R = wnl
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: Healthy adult dentition
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
MSI: Ambulatory x 3 – NWB RFL; severe muscle atrophy; carpal contracture with callusing of dorsal aspect of paw; live flea seen, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Rectal: not performed
Assessment: Disuse atrophy RFL; suspect old fx or brachial plexus injury.
Plan: Recommend rescue placement and amputation of RFL.
Okay for in-house surgery
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