PONCHITO – A0450746 aka A1112779
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*** SAFE 06/04/17 *** Meet Ponchito: Ponchito is an independent senior cat looking for a home. He does not mind attention but is proud of his self-sufficiency. He would probably fare well with people who are patient and take their time getting to know him. Let’s help this guy find a great home so can he can have a great life!
My name is PONCHITO. My Animal ID # is A0450746 (aka A1112779). – P
I am a neutered male gray and white domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 10 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 05/22/2017 from NY 10466, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
05/30/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Ponchito A1112779 is at risk due to medical condition. Please see exam notes below.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/30/2017 Exam Type VET STATEMENT – Medical Rating is 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 7.8 LBS.
Abdominal radiographs-copious amount of fecal material present in ascending and transverse colon-appears soft and unformed, likely diarrhea; small intestines appear empty and bunched with radioopaque gritty debris present in parts; partial lung fields visible-diffuse mild bronchiole pattern with mild overinflation; spine shows bridging spondylosis Assessment Suspected diarrhea-r/o acute, treatable causes (parasites, stress colitis, pancreatitis) vs chronic (IBD vs lymphoma) Spondylosis Plan CWCT rec’d AUS to further evaluate GI tract rec’d T4
05/22/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/22/17 03:01 Cat allowed pick up
05/28/2017 WEB MEMO
05/25/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Mellow VOCAL: Quiet CHARACTER TYPE: Independent, Skittish MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 5/22/17- Observed Behavior – growling and hissing; allows handling when scruffed ENRICHMENT NOTES: 5/23/17- Muscle wasting, dehydrated, possible missing teeth, very dirty fur. Asleep on bedding on approach. Woke when door opened, eyes dilated, wary. Tolerated brief pets while eating treats, then started growling. 5/24/17- Resting in middle of cage, immediately lifted head when spoken to, eyes dilated, alert. Stood and came to the front, sniffing between bars. Began to hiss, growl, and yowl with increasing volume when door opened or offered assess-a-hand. Did not swat or retreat, became intent on eating treats, but clearly uncomfortable. EVALUATION: Cage Condition: No change Reaction to assessor: Ponchito remains distance neutral, body tucked (not tight) during the approach. Reaction to cage door opening: Ponchito remains in place, head upright, pupils oval. Reaction to touch: Ponchito sniffs the assessor’s hand then allows the touch, but began to grumble with ears erect and slowly distance increases. BEHAVIOR SUMMARY: Ponchito 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.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
05/22/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 10 years Microchip noted on Intake? positive History : found outside of police station Subjective: BAR Observed Behavior – growling and hissing; allows handling when scruffed Evidence of Cruelty seen – Evidence of Trauma seen – Objective BCS 3.5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: limited exam due to temperament; mm pk, tacky; CRT <2 sec; mod tartar/staining; appears to be missing teeth PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: soft, nonpainful; sl doughy; intestines gassy on palpation U/G: neutered male MSI: Ambulatory x 4, very dirty, unthrfity hair coat; mild to mod diffuse muscle wasting CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: not performed Assessment 1. Dehydrated 2. Muscle wasting Plan CBC/chem/T4 monitor for signs of systemic illness rec’d dental cleaning Prognosis: fair SURGERY: neutered
05/30/2017 CAGE EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
Hx: was noted to be dehydrated on intake and bw recommended but never pursued; has been eating well since intake but some intermittent diarrhea and lethargy; cbc shows severe neutrophilia, mod monocytosis; chem WNL S/O water bowl almost empty and large amount of urine noted in box QAR, mod dehydration allows handling mm pk, tacky; CRT <2 sec; mod periodontal disease OU-clouding of the lens, poss cataracts ears clean heart/lungs WNL soft abdomen, intestines feel gas-distended; doughy; no palpable masses suspected diarrhea staining along hind limbs diffuse muscle wasting A Leukocytosis-r/o infection (pyelonephritis vs GI) vs paraneoplastic vs other h/o diarrhea-r/o stress colitis vs primary GI vs paraneoplastic vs other Dehydration/muscle wasting-r/o systemic dz (hyperthryoidism, pyelonephritis) vs primary GI vs paraneoplastic pu/pd-r/o pyelonephritis vs early CKD vs paraneoplastic vs other P CWCT rec’d full body radiographs rec’d T4 (unable to do currently) and AUS to evaluate for underlying dz (pyelonephritis vs neoplasia) prognosis: open; concern for underlying disease process causing changes to CBC and dehydration/muscle wasting; if T4 is WNL, then would give more consideration to underlying neoplasia
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