MITTENS – A1100745
Safe - 3-23-2017 Manhattan
SAFE 3/23/17 MITTENS WAS DUMPED BY OWNER FOR PET HEALTH – 10 YRS OLD AND HAS INGROWN NAILS, A DERMAL MASS THAT IS INFECTED – NICE CAT WHO DID NOT LIKE BEING EXAMINED MOST LIKELY DUE TO PAIN OR DISCOMFORT. NEEDS RESCUE ASAP!
MITTENS – A1100745
NEUTERED MALE, GRAY / WHITE, DOMESTIC SH MIX,10 yrs
OWNER SUR – STRAY WAIT, NO HOLD Reason PET HEALTH
Intake condition GERIATRIC Intake Date 12/30/2016, From NY 10473, DueOut Date 12/30/2016,
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary S/O: on ACC van BAR, food eaten, nice cat allowed hadnlin until attempted to examine ingrown nails understandably amb x4, BCS 3/5 SKIN: approx 2cm dermal mass that has opened and has purulent d/c and dried blood between shoulder blades, ingrown nails in FLs, unable to assess- painful EENT: pink gums, unable to fully assess oral cavity, mild purulent d/c from OU, otherwise eyes open and comfortable UROGEN: MC p tolerated exam until tried to touch nails then became fractious, otherwise was friendly unable to perform rest of exam A: mass infected: r/o benign vs. malignant ingrown FL nails OU: r/o mild bacterial infection P: buprenorphine 0.3mg/ml: 0.2ml at side of cheek BID x4 when p tolerates clip nails and soak in chlorhexidine solution, then use paper in litter covenia 80mg/ml: 0.5ml SQ once erythromycin OU BID x7 given Rabies RH Sq, unable to give FVRCP or pyrantel d/t temperment; no MC scanner available on van- did not perform As with any geriatric rec cbc/chem/t4/ua/fecal OPG as general health screen. Rec mass removal and biopsy to determine underlying cause and remove infected tissue. Once nails clipped and on treatments p will be much more comfortable.
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