SUNSHINE – 20291
Safe - 2-13-2018 Brooklyn
SAFE 2/13/18 *SENIOR ALERT* – You are my SUNSHINE, my only sunshine! Come find SUNSHINE on a rainy day @ BACC! SUNSHINE is a 15 yr old spayed female whose world has been turned upside down. She was surrendered by her owner and now finds herself in a shelter. She has a ruptured abscess under her chin. SUNSHINE needs someone to bring happiness back into her life. Please let that person be you.
Care Center Location: Brooklyn
Zip Code From: 11206
Intake Type: Owner Surrender
Age: 15 year
Weight: 9 pounds
Vet Notes: 5:01 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: Geriatric
Microchip noted on Intake? no
Microchip Number (If Applicable):
History : Owner surrender
Observed Behavior – affectionate, tolerates medical handling, attention seeking
Evidence of Cruelty seen – no
Evidence of Trauma seen – no
P = 180
R = eup
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: rostral ventral mandible open wound with scab overlying; mod to marked calculus/recession/straining
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, matted, unkempt
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Geriatric SF DSH
1. Wound on chin r/o secondary to dental dz v trauma v neoplasia v other
2. Dental dz
Prognosis: Fair to guarded
1. Intake procedures already performed
2. Contact NH to recommend placement or fospice care
3. Currently on clavamox; add in simbadol for discomfort x 3 days
4. Recommend monitor progress and response to abs – if wound is nonhealing, consider HE
5. Ideally needs dental with full mouth radiographs +/- biopsy
SURGERY: already spayed
L V T Notes: 12:48 PM
[LVT Intake Exam]
Microchip Scan: negative
Evidence of Cruelty: none
Observed Behavior: hissing but can be handled
Subjective: has chin abscess (ruptured)
Eyes:clean and clear
nose: clean and clear
Oral Exam:severe dental disease
Vet Notes: 6:58 PM
Hx: Reported to have a ruptured mass.
S/O: Cat is Q/BARH, hisses and growls, but does not escalate. There appears to be some sort of wound under the chin (with purulent discharge). Cat is eating wet food.
A: Wound with purulent discharge. Rule-out ruptured abscess vs mass vs other. Cat otherwise seems stable.
P: Keep in medical. Start on Clavamox drops – 1mL PO q12h x 10d w/food. Schedule DVM exam for Sunday when vet back in building. Will most likely need clip and clean of wound. Consider geriatric bloodwork.
Animal ID: 20291
Animal Name: Sunshine
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
This animal came from:
Date of Intake
Is this cat having litter box issues?
Sunshine is a 15 year old orange tabby female. Her owner has had her for 14 years and is being surrendered due to her age.
Previously lived with:
How is this cat around strangers?
Sunshine is very friendly cat and loves to greet people.
How is this cat around children?
Sunshine has not lived with children so her behavior is unknown.
How is this cat around other cats?
Sunshine has not lived with cats so her behavior is unknown.
How is this cat around dogs?
Sunshine has not lived with dogs so her behavior is unknown.
Sunshine has no known behavioral issues.
Sunshine has not bitten a person or another animal.
Has this cat ever had any medical issues?
Sunshine has a cyst near her throat that ruptures at times.
For a New Family to Know
Sunshine is a very mellow and friendly cat. She loves to sleep the day away and prefers to sleep on beds and sofas. She was fed both wet and dry food. She was provided with an open litter box with clumping cage.
During intake, Sunshine would flop over and present her belly. When spoken and approached, Sunshine would headbutt carrier.
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