JUNIOR – 8677
Safe - 10-21-2017 Manhattan
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SAFE 10/21/17 A volunteer writes: A poem by Junior: “Hey, people! I’m Junior, and I’m cool to the core. I’m totally not a bore. I like excitement and action. Let’s explore new lands and then make time for cuddling, What?! Cuddling is fun too! And plus, I still like doing things other cats do. I can be calm as midnight, but I’d rather be up like the sun. I think whoever hangs with me is in for laughs and lots of fun. I know I would be that great friend that will make our bond last until time ends.”
**JUNIOR is a young sweet kitten that needs some medical care for his eyes. Please consider helping JUNIOR today.
Junior 8677 – 6 month male black kitten
Junior was brought in as a stray, so we don’t have any behavioral history or tendencies in a home environment.
Reaction to assessor:
Junior immediately comes soliciting at the front of the cage.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Junior remains soft in place.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Junior remains standing at the front of the cage, relaxed body posture, soliciting attention.
Reaction to touch:
Junior head-butts the assessorâ€™s hand and appreciates petting on the head and body.
Reaction to being picked up:
Allows the pickup and remains calm.
H – Healthy
Junior interacts with the Assessor, solicits attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. This cat can go to a beginner home.
Suitability With Children:
Passed For Rehoming:
Vet Notes: 2:33 PM
Dx with conjunctivitis initially and already finished course of erythromycin (last dose 10/13), then dx with URI and started on doxycycline; appeared clear on day 5 of treatment
BAR, friendly and interactive
sneezing, serous nasal discharge
OU: blepharospasm with increased epiphora and elevated 3rd eyelid
move back to isolation
continue doxycycline, last dose due on 10/23
recheck in 3 days
Medical Assistant: 1:31 AM
wt 6 lb
Vet Notes: 9:07 PM
Hx: Pt was diagnosed with conjunctivitis, this resolved, then pt was diagnosed with URI.
Today pt is super enthusiastic in his kennel! He is prancing around and sticking his paw out to say hello. No coughing or sneezing, no ocular or nasal discharge.
Okay to move back out of isolation.
Vet Notes: 11:24 AM
Recheck for sneezing:
S/O: BARH BCS 5/9
– sneezing with mild clear nasal discharge
– OU clear
– amb x 4, snp abd
A: mild URI vs other
P: doxy 0.6 ml PO SID x 10 days
Vet Notes: 4:35 PM
BAR, very playful and interactive
OU-open and clear
no nasal discharge or sneezing
okay to move from isolation
finish erythromycin course through 10/13
Vet Notes: 6:08 PM
Estimated age:approx 6 months
Microchip noted on Intake?
History :finder kept junior for about 1 month but then noticed that junior had fleas so he surrendered him to MACC
Observed Behavior -shy but sweet; allows all handling
Evidence of Cruelty seen -n
Evidence of Trauma seen -n
EENT: OU-blepharospasm, increased epiphora, mild mucoid discharge at medial canthus; no nasal discharge AU-mild waxy discharge, mild pruritus
Oral Exam:mm pk, moist; CRT <2 sec; deciduous canines still present
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G:male intact, 2 scrotal testicles
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat; mild residual flea debris
CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Rectal:appears grossly normal
Erythromycin OU BID x 10 days
Tresaderm AU SID x 7 days
SURGERY: temp waiver due to conjunctivitis
L V T Notes: 12:48 AM
apx 6 months old
fleas and fleas dirt
applied paradefence topically
A volunteer writes:
A poem by Junior: “Hey, people! I’m Junior, and I’m cool to the core.
I’m totally not a bore. I like excitement and action. Let’s explore new lands and then make time for cuddling, What?! Cuddling is fun too! And plus, I still like doing things other cats do. I can be calm as midnight, but I’d rather be up like the sun. I think whoever hangs with me is in for laughs and lots of fun. I know I would be that great friend that will make our bond last until time ends.”
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