PRAIRIE – 14869
Safe - 12-6-2017 Manhattan Rescue: Feline Rescue of SI Please honor your pledges: http://felinerescueofstatenisland.org/donation/
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*** SAFE 12/06/17 *** Prairie was found as a stray cat in a building, reportedly meowing a lot. He is a very affectionate kitty that needs some medical care and a loving home. Please consider Prairie with the cute snaggletooth.
Hello, my name is Prarie. My animal id is #14869. I am a desexed male orange tabby cat at the Manhattan Animal Care Center. The shelter thinks I am about 10 years old. – P
I came into the shelter as a stray on 28-Nov-2017.
Prarie is at risk for medical reasons. Prarie is a geriatric man with underlying chronic conditions. He has Grade II left hind lameness, and we recommend further analysis of this, as well as an abdominal ultrasound after placement. Behaviorally, we have no concerns about Prarie, and he has been assessed as being suitable for beginner cat homes.
ZIP Code From: 10459
My medical notes are…
Weight: 4.7 lbs
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age:12-14 years Microchip noted on Intake? neg History : stray cat found in building, reportedly mewing a lot Subjective:QAR Observed Behavior -interactive and affectionate; mews a lot when woken up! good appetite Evidence of Cruelty seen -n Evidence of Trauma seen -n Objective BCS 3/9 EENT: OU-geriatric changes to iris, mild to moderate blepharospasm, elevated 3rd eyelid, mild mucoid discharge mucoid nasal discharge, congestion, sneezing AU-mild waxy discharge, non pruritic Oral Exam:mm lgt pk, tacky; severe dental disease, significant underbite; missing multiple incisors PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: eupnic, no murmurs or arrhythmias; referred upper airway noise ABD: soft, nonpainful, doughy; no palpable abnormalities U/G: MSI: LH-grade II/IV lameness; severe chronic thickening of stifle with decreased extension; no significant pain on palpation of joint -severe diffuse muscle wasting -unthrifty coat CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal:grossly normal Assessment 1. Geriatric, suspect underlying condition 2. Severe muscle wasting despite good appetite 3. URI/conjunctivitis 4. Dental disease 5. LH lameness, stifle thickening-suspect chronic CCL injury with severe arthritic changes; r/o neoplasia Prognosis:guarded to fair Plan: -CBC/Chem/T4 -100 ml SQF SID x 3 days -doxycycline 0.4 ml PO SID x 10 days -terramycin OU BID x 10 days -gabapentin 50 mg/ml: 0.5 ml PO BID SURGERY
S/O -BAR, interactive and friendly -great appetite, moderate sized urination in box; no defecation today -mm pk, sl tacky -serous nasal discharge and congestion but significantly improved from yesterday -OU: mild blepharospasm, serous discharge -eupnic, referred upper airway noise; intermittent gallop arrhythmia -abdomen soft, nonpainful and doughy -LH; grade I-II/IV lameness with thickening of stifle and discomfort on extension; no discomfort on palpation of joint -severe diffuse muscle wasting A 1. Geriatric, suspect underlying condition 2. URI/conjunctivitis-improving 3. Anemia, mild; r/o secondary to URI vs chronic disease vs paraneoplastic 4. Elevated BUN, normal creat-r/o dehydration vs mild CKD (creat may be WNL due to muscle wasting) vs GI irritation/inflammation 5. Neutrophilia-likely secondary to URI 6. LH lameness with chronic stifle thickening-r/o chronic CCL injury vs neoplasia 7. Severe muscle wasting-r/o malnutrition vs chronic GI vs paraneoplastic A CWCT Recommend radiographs of L stifle and thorax Recommend abdominal ultrasound after placement prognosis: guarded
CBC-mild, nonregenerative anemia (29.1%-likely falsely elevated due to dehydration), mild neutrophilia (15.62 K/uL) Chemistry-elevated BUN (88), creat WNL (0.9-may be falsely lowered due to muscle wasting), mild hypernatremia (167)
Recheck + radiograph review for geriatric with presumed underlying chronic condition: S/O: Quiet, mildly depressed, sleeping in kennel – poor overall BCS, dehydrated – appears to have good appetite for soft food, e/d ok; urinating – mild sneeze – condition appears stable Rads: chest – no obvious signs of tumor/metastasis, nsf; stifle – mineralization and inflammation + displacement of fat pad, patella appears medially luxated A: stable condition, left patella luxation P: supportive care/monitor rec’ further diagnostics +/- repeat BW to determine underlying cause of illness
Recheck geriatric with presumed underlying chronic condition: S/O: Quiet, mildly depressed, sleeping in back of kennel – poor overall BCS, dehydrated; good appetite; e/d well, urine in litter – h/l wnl; no sneezing, minimal nasal discharge A/P: stable condition, no change from yesterdey; CWCT
S/O -BAR, affectionate and interactive -good appetite -mm pk, sl tacky; dental disease -no nasal discharge or sneezing -OU: mild blepharospasm, slight discharge -eupnic, heart/lungs WNL -LH: grade II lameness A 1. URI-appears resolved 2. Conjunctivitis, improving, active 3. Geriatric, suspect underlying condition 4. Dental disease 5. Elevated BUN 6. LH lameness, patellar luxation +/- CCL injury with arthritis P extend SQF x 3 days recommend abdominal ultrasound after placement
Details on my behavior are…
Behavior Condition: 1. Green
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