SQUIRREL – A1079415
Safe - 7-14-2016 Manhattan Rescue: Feline Rescue of SI Please honor your pledges: http://felinerescueofstatenisland.org/donation/
***SAFE 07/14/16 ***ANOTHER CHANCE FOR ADORABLE KITTY SQUIRREL!! GIVE HER A TICKET TO FREEDOM TONIGHT!! SQUIRREL is a cute little spayed female who was found running away from a gaggle of geese, who were chasing her—poor girl! SQUIRREL stayed at the finder’s home for a few days and bonded quickly with the person who saved her from the geese! SQUIRREL rubbed against her new friend, followed her around and sat in her lap. What a snuggle-buddy! Her finder describes her as friendly, affectionate, mellow, and low energy. Poor 8 year old SQUIRREL needs some medical follow up to make sure her colon is working well, since she’s had some issues. She has a great prognosis with treatment. SQUIRREL is a very sweet girl who would make a wonderful pet for new or experienced pet parents! This girl is a keeper! Please rescue SWEET SQUIRREL TODAY!!!!
My name is SQUIRREL. My Animal ID # is A1079415. – P
I am a spayed female gray and white domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 8 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 06/30/2016 from NY 10305, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
07/12/2016 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 6.1 LBS.
no bm seen in cage . litter box was cleaned
07/05/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
07/05/16 20:31 Squirrel is a senior female DSH cat. She was found among a gaggle of geese, being chased. Her finder chased her and she fled. She picked her up and received a small scratch on her wrist. Squirrel was gagging and vomiting black clumps and undigested food. She had clear and white, watery, foamy diarrhea. Her finder noticed her rear limbs appear weak. She thinks she chewed on one side. Squirrel meowed on the way home in the car. Her finder kept her for 5 days. For the first 2 days, she hid behind the couch. After that, she regularly approached her finder, rubbed against her, followed her, and sat in her lap. Her finder describes her as friendly, affectionate, mellow, and low energy. She liked to be with her finder and watch TV. Squirrel ate dry and wet Friskies foods. She used an uncovered litterbox with clumping litter. Squirrel was tense but tolerant as she was scanned (-), picked up, and placed in a new carrier.
No Web Memo
07/05/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Reaction to assessor: Squirrel does not come to the front, but remains neutral. Reaction when softly spoken to: Squirrel does not come to the front, but remains neutral. Reaction to cage door opening: Squirrel remains soft and relaxed. Reaction to touch: Squirrel solicits petting and attention – rubbing against the assessor’s hands and purring. Reaction to being picked up: Squirrel sits calmly in the assessor’s arms. Behavior Determination: Average Squirrel interacts with the Assessor, appreciates attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. This cat is showing behavior appropriate for new or experienced cat parents.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
06/30/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Microchip: Negative Sex: Spayed Age~ Approx- 2 yrs Diarrhea and vomiting BAR AMBX4 Eyes: Clear / wnl Ears: Clean/ wnl Nose: Clear / wnl Teeth: Very Slight dental tartar BCS: 3 Skin: APH / WNL Hair Coat: WNL Any injuries: None seen Behavior: Tense and nervous during exam Medication: None NOSF
07/11/2016 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
07/11/16 11:29 bandage from catheter was too tight–has megapaw rf foot removed bandage, removed e-collar. no stool in colon recheck 48 hours 7/10 Hx: Was obstipated, de-obstipated on 7/9/16 (plastic was found inside feces). Monitoring fecal production. S/O: BAR-H, soft abdomen, full bladder A: Obstipated – R/O chronic condition (megacolon) vs. dietary indiscretion Prognosis: Good P: Monitor defecation. Switch IVF to SQF (150 ml SID x5 days) and ampicillin to amoxi/clav (0.9 ml PO BID x5 days) and move pt to Holding. 1088 ——- 07/09/16 09:36 S/O: BAR, mild dehydration, eating royal canin GI high energy well on exam!, no feces in litter box, mm’s pink, no URI signs, seems comfortable (purring and making biscuits on exam), underweight A: hx obstipation (deobstipation on 7/8) underweight dehydrated P: reduce IVF rate to 5 ml/hr reassess tonight – likely remove IVC and transition to SQ fluids and switch ampi to oral amoxi/clav extend lectulose 1 ml PO BID and continue to feed wet food — S/O: BAR mild dehydration decreased appetite EENT: missing teeth MS/SK: slightly underwgt bcs 4/9 ABD: large hard stool palpated descending colon Repro/Ur: large soft urinary bladder Lymph: nsf Neuro: nsf H/L: hr 180 nm nsr pink sl tacky mm <2 Lungs: nsf A: lat abd rad: obstipated with fecal balls extending to transverse colon, large urinary bladder obstiption r/o nm dz, ibd, lsa +/- hydration status, other enalrged bladder r/o 2nd to obstipation/constipation, nm dz, other hx mild anemia 28.5 (30-52.3) r/o inf chronic disease hx thrombocytopenia, suspected nrbc, eosinophila r/o artifacts P: anesth and deobstipate Ampicillin 250 mg/ml o.25 ml iv pre deobstipation then bid LRS + 20 meq/L kcl 8 ml/hr until eating With dietary and medical mgt px good to fair without px fair to poor as will recur. Addendum: 22 ga IVC r ceph, LRS 12 ml/hr Sedated w/ 0.3 ml TTDex, maintained on iso Warm water enema with lube used to manually deobstipate. Fecal material consisted of gritty material (sand/dirt) in tacky clay consistency balls and 2 pieces of folded plastic. The colon was dilated (r/o megacolon vs dietary indiscretion). Post deobstipation rad: no fecal material in colon, large urinary bladder Monitor urination Feed gi diet wd, id, etc
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