MIDNIGHT – A1111596
Urgent - Brooklyn
Midnight was brought in with a pelvic/spinal injury – is dragging hind legs – had bloody urine – possibly hit by car – needs further xrays and medical eval. Only 1 year old!
MIDNIGHT – A1111596
MALE, BLACK, DOMESTIC SH MIX,1 yr
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition INJ SEVERE Intake Date 05/10/2017, From NY 11208, DueOut Date 05/13/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary 05/10/17 DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 1 yr Microchip noted on Intake? No. History : Stray cat notd to be dragging his hind limbs, findr concerned he was hit by a car, but that was not witnessed. Subjective: Observed Behavior – Fearful, tense, tries to flee but can’t due to hind limb injury. Wrapped in blanket for exam and allows all handling. Evidence of Cruelty seen – No. Evidence of Trauma seen – Yes. Objective: BARH. mm=pink, moist, CRT<2 s. HR=220, RR=32. BCS=4/9. ORAL: Mod. gingivitis. EENT: No ocular discharge. Bilateral musocid nasal discharge. PLN: No enlargements noted. H/L: Lungs clear, no murmurs/arrhythmias. No dyspnea. ABD/UG: Intact male, both testicles palpable. Full, sensitive bladder. easily expressed grossly bloody urine. MS/NEURO: Amb x 2 with front legs, drags hind legs behind. Limited gait analysis as cat is frantic and tries to flee in spite of his injuries. No palpable limb fractures. Possible swelling over right side of dorsal pelvis but no obvious crepitus. Tail is limp. Pos. perineal tone, pos. hind limb withdrawal, equivocal nociception. INTEG: Full, dirty haircoat. urine soaked rear end (there was a large amount of urine in carrier when cat was removed). No obvious open wounds, unable to identify any bruising due to thick, dark haircoat. A: Approx 1 yr old male cat with suspect pelvic +/- spinal injury. Possible urine retention and bladder trauma. URI. P: Buprenorphine 0.3 mg/ml. 0.3 ml SQ administered. Continue BID x 5 days. Rx Doxycycline 50 mg/ml. 0.6 ml PO q 24 hours x 10 days. First dose administered. 100 ml LRS SQ q 24 hours x 3 days. Will need to house in medical despite URI as cat has a serious injury and needs monitoring beyond what he would receive in isolation. Scheduled for sedation and radiographs. Guarded prognosis.
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