GREEN EYES – A1062524
Safe - 1-12-2016 Manhattan
This beginner sweetie has a forelimb fracture that needs x-rays and vet care!
GREEN EYES – A1062524
MALE, BRN TABBY, DOMESTIC SH MIX,4 yrs
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 01/08/2016, From NY 10458, DueOut Date 01/11/2016,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary Microchip: Negative Sex: Intact male Age 3 yrs BARH Eyes: Clear / wnl Ears: Clean/ wnl Nose: Clear / wnl Teeth: Mild to moderate dental tartar BCS: 3 Skin: APH / WNL Hair Coat: WNL Any injuries: A wound on the front left leg distal to the knee joint, cleaned with novalson soln. Behavior: Friendly behavior during exam Medication: None — APH NOSF
Sex: Intact male
Age 3 yrs
Eyes: Clear / wnl
Ears: Clean/ wnl
Nose: Clear / wnl
Teeth: Mild to moderate dental tartar
Skin: APH / WNL
Hair Coat: WNL
Any injuries: A wound on the front left leg distal to the knee joint, cleaned with novalson soln.
Behavior: Friendly behavior during exam
S/O: Cat is BAR, holding up left forelimb in cage which is noticeably swollen, eating wet food well
A: From degree of lameness and swelling, suspect radius/ulna fracture left forelimb
P: Needs radiograph to confirm and tx will depend on type of fracture or other injury, recommend NH placement
Good with appropriate tx
S/O: left front paw – paw pad is moist with superficial wound and small amount of blood. paw appears swollen, no fractures palpated but seems painful (fracture vs. soft tissue trauma and swelling), no placing any weight on left front leg. eating wet food with a very good appetite.
A: left front paw injury +/- fracture vs. soft tissue swelling
P: continue buprenorphine
add amoxi/clav 1.5 ml PO BID x 14 days
recommend new hope placement for x-rays to see if fracture in left front leg
Rounds: Handler needed
Hurt paw, pain noted –
A: send to medical for handler exam and thorough assessment: see if antibiotic needed
Buprinex 0.25 cc SC BID 10 days
Monitor to see if eating and drinking
Please note that this cat is being treated for a significant medical condition. We cannot be sure how this condition may be influencing his behavior in the care center, so we advise that his behavior may change as his medical condition is addressed.
Reaction to assessor: Green Eyes comes to the front of the cage – soliciting attention, reaching through the bars and meowing.
Reaction when softly spoken to: Green Eyes stays at the front of the cage – soliciting attention, reaching through the bars and meowing.
Reaction to cage door opening: Green Eyes remains soft and relaxed.
Reaction to touch: Green Eyes solicits petting and attention – rubbing against the assessor’s hand and chirping.
Reaction to being picked up: Green Eyes is tolerant of this type of handling.
Behavior Determination: Beginner
Green Eyes interacts with the Assessor, solicits attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. No known history of behavioral problems. This cat can go to a beginner home.
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