GINGER – A1126639
Safe - 10-2-2017 Staten Island
SAFE 10/2/17 Ginger is absolutely beautiful!! She is a sweet girl that seems comfortable lounging in her crate and will roll over once you say hello!! 8 year old Ginger has a bad hematoma on one ear. She is a bit nervous but allowed handling. She needs a home and some follow up care.
STATEN ISLAND CENTER
GINGER – A1126639
SPAYED FEMALE, GRAY, DOMESTIC MH MIX, 8 yrs
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition INJ MINOR Intake Date 09/26/2017, From NY 10301, DueOut Date 09/29/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary Microchip: negative Sex: Spayed Age ~ 5 years old Mentation: wnl Eyes: wnl Ears: has bad hematoma on AS Nose: wnl Teeth: RT lower canine missing If abnormal BCS: 7/9 Skin: wnl Hair Coat: wnl Declawed: no Any injuries: Big hematoma on the AS Behavior: Nervous , tense , but allowed to handle. Medication: As per Dr. 1382 0.6 ml Convenia inj 0.6 ml Simbadol inj X 5 days
Age ~ 5 years old
Ears: has bad hematoma on AS
Teeth: RT lower canine missing
If abnormal BCS: 7/9
Hair Coat: wnl
Any injuries: Big hematoma on the AS
Behavior: Nervous , tense , but allowed to handle.
As per Dr. 1382
0.6 ml Convenia inj
0.6 ml Simbadol inj X 5 days
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 8 years
History : stray
Observed Behavior – tense
Evidence of Cruelty seen – no
Evidence of Trauma seen – no
EENT: Eyes clear, AU- large amount of brown debris; AS- large aural hematoma occluding ear canal, no nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam: missing several teeth, moderate dental calc
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: FS, spay scar seen
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
moderate dental disease
Sedated with telazol 0.14 mls IM, also given simbadol 0.6 mls SQ
Clipped and scrubbed left ear. Made an S-shaped incision on the inside of the pinna with a scalpel blade. Flushed with sterile saline. Placed multiple vertical sutures on either side of the incision. Cleaned both ears and applied tresaderm
Start tresaderm 3-4 drops AU BID x 10 days
Ginger was brought in as a stray, so there is no information on her behavior history or tendencies in a home environment.
Behavior: Nervous, tense, but allowed to handle.
Cage Condition: Cage is neat
Reaction to assessor: Ginger looks at the assessor and appears calm, relaxed, and friendly.
Reaction when softly spoken to: Ginger remains by the front and meows.
Reaction to cage door opening: Ginger remains soft and relaxed, and also starts rubbing against the kennel walls.
Reaction to touch: Ginger solicits petting and attention and will rub and lean in for petting.
Reaction to being picked up: Ginger remains calm and allows handling. She sits on the assessor’s lap and allowed petting while she rubbed her face against the cage door.
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
VOCAL: Somewhat chatty
CHARACTER TYPE: Social, Sweet, Affectionate
BEHAVIOR SUMMARY: Beginner
Ginger 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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