LEE – A1082740
Safe - 8-2-2016 Brooklyn
Lee, A1082740 – 10wks – Male – “Average” – URI & Conjunctivitis
S/O: Kitten noted to be dull/depressed with mucopurulent nasal discharge on rounds
A: URI and Conjunctivitis
P: Move to ISO and start on doxycycline; recheck day 7 and 10
Continue erythromycin ophth ointment and recheck eyes 8/6
On initial exam – eyes look a little red, but no obvious chemosis or discharge
- O) BARH. MM pk.
Eyes – Moderate periocular erythema, moderate scleral and conj hyoeremia, mild chemosis, 3rd eyelid slightly up, no discharge.
No sneeze, NND.
- A) Conjunctivitis.
- P) Do not move to iso.
Erythromycin eye oint ou bid x 7 days. Re-check in 3 days.
est age: 9wks
S/O: Kitten is Q/BARH, will shy away from touch, but allows all handling
EENT – eyes look a little red, but no obvious chemosis or discharge
Heart/lungs auscult wnl
Abdomen distended (most likely from intestinal parasites)
Amb x 4
A: Apparently healthy
P: Monitor for conjunctivitis
Lee was brought in as a stray, so we cannot speak to his behavior in his previous home.
Reaction to assessor: Lee was relaxed and sleeping on her blanket at the back of the kennel.
Reaction when softly spoken to: Lee slow blinks at the assessor and doesn’t come forward.
Reaction to cage door opening: Lee is calm and relaxed.
Reaction to touch: Lee is hesitant at first but slowly warms up the more you interact with her. She rises up when pet, purrs softly then rubs against the assessor’s hand
Reaction to being picked up: Jolt is a bit tense but slowly warms up when held.
Behavior Determination: Average
Lee interacts with the observer, appreciates attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. This cat is showing behavior appropriate for new or experienced cat parents.
Curled up in litter box. Hisses but doesn’t shift away. Body lowered. Allows petting, closes eyes. Tense, buries head in arms.
Moves away from touch. Hissed and looks around wary of surroundings. Warms up when pet along his body and spoken to softly. Closes eyes and leans in. Allows all handling.
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