HOPE – 11818
Safe - 11-6-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 11/6/17 **NEEDS TO LEAVE FOR A VET BY 6PM! Lethargic Kitten – HOPE – NEEDS NEW HOPE NOW!*
Hope 11818 – 3 month old male black/white kitten:
Vet Notes: 8:08 PM
[Spay/Neuter Waiver – Upper Respiratory Illness]
Your newly adopted animal is in treatment for an upper respiratory illness. The veterinarian is temporarily waiving this animal from the spay/neuter requirements of the City of NY until such time as the illness has resolved and the pet has sufficiently recovered. At that time, this animal must come into compliance with the spay/neuter requirements.
Vet Notes: 4:30 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: ~3mos
Microchip noted on Intake? no
History: Found as stray in street
Subjective: Kitten is extremely lethargic.
Observed Behavior – Allows all handling, but may be because too weak to resist.
Evidence of Cruelty seen – no
Evidence of Trauma seen – no
T = too low to read
P = 160
R = wnl
EENT: Eyes and nose crusted with mucopurulent discharge, ears clean
Oral Exam: Healthy deciduous dentition; no oral lesions noted; mm-pale
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
MSI: Very weak, Fleas++++
CNS: Mentation dull
Rectal: not performed
Assessment: Lethargy, Fleas, Hypothermia, URI
Suspect flea bite anemia
Plan: Gave Capstar rectally. Gave 1cc Dextrose PO. Gave 20cc warmed SQ fluids. Placed with warm water gloves and blanket in carrier. If temp has not come up in next hour, recommend EHR.
Temporary waiver due to underweight.
Vet Notes: 7:59 PM
S/O: Temp on intake was not readable. 1 hr post heating was 95.5F. 2 hrs post heating was 99.3F.
Kitten much less lethargic than on intake. Standing and moving around. Still not interested in food.
A: URI and suspect flea bite anemia
P: Vet Assistant force fed some a/d and Nutrical. Keeping in medical. Gave 0.2cc Doxycycline PO, continue SID for 9 additional days. Erythromycin ophth oint – thin strip OU q12h x 7-10d. NH has been informed and will send plea tonight. Putting on vet check for tomorrow to see if okay for vaccines and to update New Hope on status.
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