GINGER – A1083570
Gone - 8-2-2016 Manhattan
**GONE 08/02/16**ANOTHER DIABETIC CAT ABANDONED!! Yes, you heard right….Rather than help their cat lose weight and possibly get GINGER to go into diabetic remission…her owner packed up her diabetes meds and dumped the meds and GINGER at the ACC!! GINGER has only been at the ACC 24 hours and she is already listed!! She is a low energy level, mellow cat who needs the correct diabetic diet and the loss of some weight and she may be able to go off her meds…..BUT SHE WON’T GET THAT CHANCE, IF THEY KILL HER TOMORROW AT NOON! Please consider GINGER and know that there is help for Diabetic Cat Owner through DIABETIC CATS IN NEED. If you want to save GINGER and want to know more, please contact us at [email protected] where we can provide rescue contact info and also contact info for DCIN!!
My name is GINGER. My Animal ID # is A1083570.-P
I am a spayed female brn tabby and white domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 10 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 07/31/2016 from NY 10461, owner surrender reason stated was PET HEALTH.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/01/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 16.5 LBS.
Ok as per Dr Nelson vor vaccine
07/31/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
07/31/16 17:36 BASIC INFO Ginger A1083570 is a 10 year old domestic shorthair cat. She is being surrendered to the shelter because she has been urinating outside of her litter box since September 2015. Ginger does have diabetes and is on medication for it. Ginger was a gift to the owner 10 years ago. SOCIALIZATION Ginger is friendly around strangers. She plays gentle with adults. Ginger has never lived with a child. Ginger has never lived with another animal. Ginger has never scratched anyone. BEHAVIOR The only behavior issue that Ginger has is that she has been urinating outside of her litter box for a few months now. She allows you to carry her, pick her up and place her in a carrier. FOR A NEW FAMILY TO KNOW Ginger is best described as friendly, affectionate, and mellow. She has a low activity level as she is a senior cat. When home, she follows you around. She enjoys any cat toy. Ginger has been kept only indoors. Ginger sleeps anywhere in the home. She is fed fancy Feast wet food and Meow Mix dry food. She uses a hooded litter box with clumping litter to defecate, she urinates outside of the box. BEHAVIOR DURING INTAKE Ginger allowed all handling, collaring and photos.
No Web Memo
No Behavior Summary
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
07/31/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
BAR scan negative geriatric heavy tartar slightly cloudy eyes clean EENT clean coat obese mild dehydration very good appetite reported cat has diabetes came with insulin (Vetsulin)- 2 units every 12 hours gave 2 U at initial and insulin left in refrigerator spayed as per owner NOSF
08/01/2016 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
Hx: Diabetic; previous owner reports that pt receives Vetsulin 2 units SQ BID. Urinating outside litterbox for last 1 year. Good appetite this morning. S: Alert, allows initial exam but quickly becomes impatient and yowls, taps tail O: BAR-H, BCS 8/9, MMs pink and moist EENT: No discharge OU, AU, nose. Mild tartar and gingivitis. H/L: NSR, NMA. Eupnic, quiet lung sounds. Abd: Soft, no pain on palpation M/S/I: Amb x4. Generalized muscle wasting. No skin lesions noted. UG: Female, edematous vulvar folds, perineum feces-stained A: 1. Geriatric 2. Diabetic 3. Suspect UTI given diabetes, hx of urinating outside litterbox and vulvar conformation 4. Overweight, muscle wasting Short-term prognosis: Fair with appropriate care P: 1. Vetsulin 2 units SQ BID when eating (ask vet what to do if not eating) 2. Cleaned vulva and perineum with chlorhexidine during exam 3. Recommend full bloodwork and urinalysis with culture/sens to evaluate whether insulin dosing is appropriate and whether pt has UTI 4. Recommend weight loss – this will help pt’s diabetes control 5. Feed diabetic-appropriate diet 1088
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