LIZZY – A1082750
Gone - 7-26-2016 Brooklyn
Thin Lizzy just arrived at BACC as a stray and in rough shape, as she’s not built for the mean streets for Brooklyn: This little cutie seems to be a CH kitty. She very much needs a home ASAP, please help this wee wobbler today!!!!
Lizzy, A1082750 – 4wks – Female – Stray
S-brought to medical as “seizure”. episode of patient’s head back, eyes closed, tremors noted
O-disoriented on initial, pink mm, hydrated, eating food well
EENT-closed OD with d/c OU (OD>OS), CAU, serous nasal d/c
H/L-no m/a, clear and eup
GI-negative oral, SNP
MSI-BCS 2.5/5, amb x 4 with ataxia, unkempt haircoat
Neuro-disoriented on initial and did become brighter with continued stimulation, slow menace on initial, but pupils were dilated, amb x 4 with cerebellar ataxia, intermittent tremors of hindlimbs and head throughout exam
A-4 wo FI DSH
1. cerebellar ataxia
2. suspect seizure episode
keep in medical for monitoring of seizures. if seizures seen, administer 0.1 ml diazepam rectally
start amoxiclav and erythromycin
prognosis good if episode seen was related to cerebellar hypoplasia.
Arrived “seizuring” according to Admissions personnel. “Eyes rolled up, body stiff and shaking”
When arrived in medical animal presented with legs shaking, head thrown back against neck.
Calmed quickly, but head still “wobbly” and falling over-more typical of CH.
Was able to eat small amount of wet food.
F~ 4 weeks
Underweight for frame.
Ears, throat clear
Eyes – right eye cloudy spot over cornea, slightly crusty around both eyes, clear discharge
Nose – yellow/white nasal discharge and mild sneezing. Began Eryc oint and 0.15ml AmoxiClav
Coat dirty. Flea dirt found, no live parasites noted
Ambulatory skills compromised.
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