MEDUSA – A1089258
Safe - 9-16-2016 Manhattan Rescue: Staten Island Hope Please honor your pledges: http://www.statenislandhoperescue.org/
***SAFE 09/16/16*** SECOND CHANCE FOR THIS FELLA!! MAKE IT COUNT!!….MEDUSA NEEDS A SPECIALIST ASAP…BUT WHO WILL BE THE ONE TO TAKE HIM? Right off the bat, the ACC shows their non- working brainpower by referring to MEDUSA as a girl and boy. But in his description, he’s down as a “he” so we’ll go with that! This 3 year old had a hard palate fracture with some bleeding and needs to see a specialist right away. If you can just FOSTER this guy, the pulling rescue will pay all vetting, but if you want to ADOPT, be sure to assume the responsibility of his vetting! This terrific, AVERAGE RATED guy will steal your heart once he’s back to his old self! No, he doesn’t have snakes in his hair…there are plenty of them at the ACC!
My name is MEDUSA. My Animal ID # is A1089258. – P
I am a male brn tabby domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 09/10/2016 from NY 10459, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
09/14/2016 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 7.5 LBS.
ATE ALL WET FOOD GREAT APPT!!!
09/10/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
09/10/16 10:41 Medusa was calm inside her carrier. She purred when counselor pet her head and allowed counselor to collar her and pick her up to put her in a new carrier.
No Web Memo
09/13/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Reaction to assessor: Medusa looks neutral, lying down on her cage bedding when approached by the assessor. Reaction to door opening: Medusa remains in place, relaxed body posture. Reaction to touch: Medusa slowly leans into the assessor’s hand and appreciates petting on the head and body. Reaction to Being Picked up: Allows the pickup and remains immobile. Placement determination: Average Medusa 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.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
09/10/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
scan negative male intact S/O-QAR, pink mm, hydrated EENT-mild d/c AU, COU, hemastaxis bilateral H/L-no m/a, clear and eup GI-midline hard palate fracture approx 1.5 in in length with active bleeding during exam, otherwise nsf on oral exam, SNP, NMP GU-MI, nsf MSI-BCS 3/5, amb x 4, good haircoat, no obvious other boney or tissue lesions Neuro-a and a A-3 yo MI DSH 1. hard palate fracture P-buprenorphine 0.5 mg/ml-0.05 SQ BID x 5 days soft food only because of the size of the fracture, would recommend sx consult to discuss need for placement of cerclage wires to assist with healing. discuss placement with NH Rabies RHL SQ FVRCP RFL SQ plan for activyl once bleeding has stopped
09/13/2016 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
9/13/16 Pt NPO this morning for skull rads. Occasional sneeze and SND, likely secondary to nasal inflammation and palate fracture. Sedated with 0.28 ml dexmedetomidine IM. Skull rads (rostrocaudal, DV, VD and R lateral) show a well-aligned fracture and minimal swelling of airways. PROGNOSIS: Good. PLAN: Okay to move out of Medical. No surgery will be needed to repair this fracture. Feed soft food x3 weeks. Pt should follow up with a veterinarian to ensure the site heals well. Switch to buprenorphine SR – one injection of buprenorphine SR 0.13 ml today and one in 3 days, to replace regular buprenorphine injections. 1088 —- 9/12/16 S: Great appetite, friendly, easy to examine O: No vocalization, but appeared to be occasionally open-mouth breathing or trying to vocalize during exam. Thin scabbed laceration visible in hard palate, starting about 0.5 cm caudally from the nose and extending about 1.5 cm. No discharge from laceration. Mild SND today. Soft abd, M/S/I WNL. A: Hard palate fracture Prognosis: Good P: Continue pain meds. Recommend skull rads tomorrow, or possibly placement with follow-up skull rads. Pt unlikely to need surgical repair but it is still a possibility. 1088 —- 9/10/16 scan negative male intact S/O-QAR, pink mm, hydrated EENT-mild d/c AU, COU, hemastaxis bilateral H/L-no m/a, clear and eup GI-midline hard palate fracture approx 1.5 in in length with active bleeding during exam, otherwise nsf on oral exam, SNP, NMP GU-MI, nsf MSI-BCS 3/5, amb x 4, good haircoat, no obvious other boney or tissue lesions Neuro-a and a A-3 yo MI DSH 1. hard palate fracture P-buprenorphine 0.5 mg/ml-0.05 SQ BID x 5 days soft food only because of the size of the fracture, would recommend sx consult to discuss need for placement of cerclage wires to assist with healing. discuss placement with NH Rabies RHL SQ FVRCP RFL SQ plan for activyl once bleeding has stopped
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