NUBBINS – 24937
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SAFE 4/23/18 NUBBINS was brought in by his owner and has a wound on his tail. He needs a new furever home this time where he can get some TLC.
Intake Date: 4/10/18
Intake Type: Owner Surrender
Medical Behavior: Yellow
Age: 2 years
Original Location: 11236
Spayed / Neutered
Primary Microchip #
Spay / Neuter Due Date
Veterinary Clinic Software Record #:
Weight: 8 lbs
Date of Weighing: 4/10/2018
Date Spayed / Neutered:
Schedule Surgery Date:
Stitches Removal Date:
Previously Spayed / Neutered: No
General Vet Notes:
Previous Medical Details:
Known Allergies or Medical Conditions:
No Medical Notes Stored
Vet Treatment Type
Administered by External Vet
Internal Parasite Treatment – Pyrantel
Gabapenth (50 Mg/Ml)
Flea/Tick Treatment – Paradefense
Vet Treatments Due
Vet Treatment Type
0.5ml every 1 day(s)
This medication should be administered during evening only
Gabapentin Capsule 100 mg
1 every 1 day(s)
gabapentin 100mg PO
No drugs administered to this animal.
Vet Notes: 11:09 AM
Recheck tail wound
S/O: BAR. Tense, curled in back corner of kennel.
EENT: Eyes clear, no ocular or nasal discharge
HL: No sneezing, normal RR/RE
INTEG: distal 4cm of tail missing fur with healing wound at tip, small amount of crusted bloody discharge with 2-3 litter pellets crusted on, no active bleeding or signs of infection observed
A: tail tip trauma
P: Continue to monitor. Adding gabapentin 100mg PO q24 x 3 days
Vet Notes: 11:21 AM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 3 years
Microchip noted on Intake? No
Microchip Number (If Applicable):
History : Stray
Observed Behavior – timid, fearful
Evidence of Cruelty seen – no
Evidence of Trauma seen – no
P = 180bpm
R = wnl
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: mild dental tartar, few incisors missing otherwise unremarkable
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: no murmurs or arrythmias noted, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: neutered male
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, scabbed over wound noted over distal tip of tail, minimal bleeding noted, no exposed bone noted, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, mild to moderate roughened hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Rectal: normal externally
1) Wound- distal tail
Prognosis: fair to good
Plan: Administered convenia injection (8mg/kg SQ once)
Continue simbadol 0.24mg/kg SQ q24hr for 2 days
L V T Notes: 8:45 PM
tail degloving and possible amputation.
unable to examine properly, lunging and hissing in feral den. Called on call DVM who advised to give simbadol 0.5ml and onsior 0.36ml both sub-q. Gave in feral den scruffing hind area. Lost approx .25ml simbadol and re-drew 0.25ml and gave.
Animal Behavior Saved At: 13-Apr-2018 11:42:33.000
Animal Name: Nubbins
Age: 2 Years
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Spayed / Neutered: Yes
Behavior Assessment Date:
Next Test Date:
Nubbins was brought in as a stray, so we cannot speak to his behavior in his previous home.
Lying in litterbox with a low, tense boy. Flinches when touched with the bear-claw and leans away, ears flattening and face tensing. Begins to rapid breathe. Nervous, needs more time to adjust.
Crouched in back of kennel, body and face tense. Makes eye contact with wide eyes and shifts weight. Pupils are dilated. Tolerates petting along head and body with the bear-claw while backing away, eyes widening further. Ears are completely flattened. Not interested in treats on the moment â€“ may be too focused on me and environment. Nervous, needs more time to adjust.
Cage is recently cleaned
Reaction to assessor:
Nubbins was tense and crouched inside his litter box, watching the assessor with wide, dilated eyes.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Nubbins lip licks and remains completely motionless when the assessor tried coaxing him forward.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Nubbins flinches and presses his body against the back wall.
Reaction to touch:
Nubbins lip licks and slowly turns his head, following the assessor’s hand as he pets him along his body. He’s very tense, continues lip licking and grumbles, then shifts away to the other side of the double kennel.
Potential challenges comments:
Nubbins has displayed fearful behavior during their stay in the care center and may dislike certain types of handling. A fearful cat will feel more relaxed when given options, so provide him with the chance to move closer, investigate, or interact with you. Be sure to offer incentive such as treats or play time whenever the cat makes a small positive step. Please speak to an adoption counselor for additional information on methods to desensitize your cat to their fear stimulus.
Experienced, adult only
TM – Treatable-Manageable
Nubbins tolerates attention and petting but may be fearful or stressed in the shelter, and may be intimidated by small children. He may be a little more independent, and may need time to warm up to his new home. Due to the behaviors seen in the care center, we feel that this cat will do best in an experienced, adult only home.
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