QUISHA – 23984
Safe - 4-8-2018 Brooklyn
SAFE 4/8/18 Kitten With URI at BACC! The Quintessential & Quaint QUISHA!. QUISHA is a 10 month old kitten that has moderate to severe conjunctivitis in her right eye. She’s a bit nervous at the shelter and would do best in a home with an experienced foster or adopter.
Quisha 23984- 10 months old, Female, Domestic Short Hair, Black, Stray, Intake: 3/29/18
Intake Date: 3/29/18
Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: Blue
Age: 10 months
Original Location: 11221
Crouched inside her litter box, feint sleeping. Inches away and arches her body when approached. Not interested in treats or tuna. Hisses and displays distance increasing behavior when touched with the assess-a-hand.
Crouched on top of kuranda bed, body and face tense. She tilts her ears as I reach towards her with the bear-claw and swats it out the way before it can touch her. Not interested in treats at the moment. Limited interaction due to stress. Needs time to adjust.
This animal came from:
If yes, Please elaborate:
Quisha is a 10 month old black cat that was found in someones back yard and was brought to the ACC as a stray due medical concerns.
Previously lived with:
How is this cat around strangers?
When meeting the staff at the ACC for the first time Quisha tried to flee.
How is this cat around children?
How is this cat around other cats?
How is this cat around dogs?
For a New Family to Know
No handling was done during intake Due to the fact Quisha tried to flee.
Vet Notes: 8:27 AM
History: Intake 3/30. Started on doxycycline, ofloxacin, and given a shot of convenia for desmetocele and possible URI.
3/31-added gabapentin and simbadol to treatment
Subjective: QAR. No csvd. Mild URI signs. Holding right eye about 50% closed. Litter and food scattered throughout the cage. During simbadol dosing yesterday had to be netted and it was very traumatizing to her-will d/c today.
EENT: blepharospasm OD, unable to assess globe cageside, OS WNL, no ocular or nasal discharge
HL: Normal RR/RE, eupneic
MS: Ambulatory x 4
Desmetoceole OD noted on intake exam
Last day of gabapentin
Continue doxycycline until 4/13
Continue ofloxacin until 4/13
Move to iso for URI
Vet Notes: 11:17 AM
Recheck right eye and check for any URI signs, behavior suggests additional gabapentin
S/O: BAR. Tense. Backs up into corner. Hissed, swatted and charged on approach
EENT: Corneal defect OD, OS WNL, no ocular or nasal discharge
HL: Normal RR/RE, no sneezing
INTEG: Full coat
MS: Ambulatory x 4
A: Desmetoceole noted on intake exam
P: Adding simbadol 0.36ml SQ q24 x 3 days and gabapentin 1.1ml PO q24 x 3 days. Continue to monitor while at BACC. OK to move out of medical
Vet Notes: 11:33 AM
Nervous, initially used net but she became calm so we were able to take her out and handles her by scruffing her without any issues
Demestocele with moderate to severe conjunctivitis OD, clear OS, clean AU, trivial amount of nasal discharge right nostril
H/L reg, no obvious murmur, ssp, lungs clear/eupenic, no coughing or sneezing
MSK amb x 4
Integ wnl, no ectoparasites noted
UG f/i, no obvious spay scar or tattoo
Otherwise apparently healthy
P:Gabapentin 1.1 mL PO given
Convenia 8 mg/kg SQ given
Flushed out right eye
Applied ofloxacin OD
Monitor for any URI signs
Will start doxycycline just to be safe and for possible secondary bacterial infection in right eye
Ok for surgery as long as no URI signs
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