HANDSOME – A1114959
Urgent - Manhattan
HANDSOME is a 5 year old boy who was recently treated for a urinary blockage – owner says cannot continue to treat so has surrendered him to the shelter. Condition is manageable with diet. Needs a home.
HANDSOME – A1114959
NEUTERED MALE, GRAY, DOMESTIC LH MIX,5 yrs
OWNER SUR – AVAILABLE, NO HOLD Reason PET HEALTH
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 06/11/2017, From NY 10027, DueOut Date 06/11/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 5 years Microchip noted on Intake? History : owner surrender due to poss urinary obstruction; was treated at the ASPCA hospital over the weekend for urinary obstruction/FLUTD; owner feels that he is blocked again today and is unable to continue providing medical treatment for him Subjective: BAR Observed Behavior – sweet, curious; allows handling Evidence of Cruelty seen – none Evidence of Trauma seen – none Objective P = 120 R = BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: mm pk, tacky; CRT <2 sec; mod-severe tartar, missing multiple incisors; tip fracture of upper canine with poss root exposure PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: no murmurs/arrhythmias ABD: soft abdomen U/G: bladder moderately distended and slightly firm; unable to manually express; tip of penis appears erythematous MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: not performed Assessment Feline lower urinary tract disease with obstruction Dental disease with fractured canine Plan Pursue sedation to place urinary catheter, rec’d keeping catheter in for 24-48 hours Abdominal rads to r/o urinary stones-rec’d cystotomy if stones present Buprenex BID x 5 days Onsior SID x 3 days Prazosin Rec’d prescription urinary diet indefinitely to control signs Prognosis: good; FLUTD is very common in neutered male cats and signs can normally be managed well long term with diet but prognosis depends on how he recovers from this acute episode; presense of urinary stones does not decrease long term prognosis but he will require surgery if they are present SURGERY: neutered
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