SUNSHINE – A1093779
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***SAFE 10/26/16*** SUNSHINE WAS FOUND AND TAKEN IN BY A GOOD SAMARITAN…BUT THAT GOOD DEED TURNED BAD WHEN THEY DROPPED OFF THIS SICK, SENIOR AT A HIGH KILL SHELTER! SUNSHINE is 10 old and was found dirty and thin but beefed up at the Finder’s home. He was said to have diarrhea and worms which often go hand in hand, but after de-worming, their were no signs of it at the ACC…he’s going to need a full work up by a competent vet as he’s got some muscle wasting and hyperthyroidism. But let the vet be the word of wisdom on his health status, the ACC, no doubt, did very little to help this adorable guy! He’s EARNED a PERFECT BEGINNER RATING and just needs a new home, possible that it may be the first home he’s ever had! Give him the home that he deserves!
My name is SUNSHINE. My Animal ID # is A1093779. – P
I am a neutered male org tabby domestic sh. The shelter thinks I am about 10 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 10/17/2016 from NY 10032, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
10/21/2016 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 8.0 LBS.
BLOOD WORKS ——————– PARAMETERS RESULTS REFERENCE RANGES RBC 9.61 M/ul 6.54-12.2 HCT 41.2 % 30.3-52.3 HGB 14.3 g/dl 9.8-16.2 MCV 42.9 fL 35.9-53.1 MCH 14.9 pg 11.8-17.3 MCHC 34.7 g/dl 28.1-35.8 RDW 24.1 % 15.0-27.0 %RETIC 0.1 % RETIC 8.6 K/uL 3.0-50.0 WBC 19.6 K/uL 2.87-17.02 HIGH %NEUT 76.5 % %LYM 16.7 % %MONO 4.5 % %EOS 1.9 % %BASO 0.4 % NEUT 14.98 K/uL 1.48-10.29 HIGH LYM 3.27 K/uL 0.92-6.88 MONO 0.89 K/uL 0.05-0.67 HIGH EOS 0.38 K/uL 0.17-1.57 BASO 0.08 K/uL 0.01-0.26 nRBC Suspected PLT 518 K/uL 151-600 Parameters Results Reference Ranges GLU 108 mg/dl 71-159 BUN 14 mg/dl 16-36 LOW CREAT 0.5 mg/dl 0.8-2.4 LOW BUN/Creat 28 PHOS 6.1 mg/dl 3.1-7.5 CA 8.7 mg/dl 7.8-11.3 TP 7.4 g/dl 5.7-8.9 ALB 2.6 g/dl 2.3-3.9 GLOB 4.8 g/dl 2.8-5.1 ALB/Glob 0.5 ALT 354 U/L 12-130 HIGH ALKP 242 U/L 14-111 HIGH GGT 3 U/L 0-4 TBILI 0.4 mg/dl 0.0-0.9 CHOL 151 mg/dl 65-225 Na 160 mmol/L 150-165 K 3.7 mmol/L 3.5-5.8 Na/K 43 Cl 124 mmol/L 112-129 Osm calc 315 mmol/kg
10/17/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
10/17/16 15:17 BASIC INFO Sunshine is a geriatric male DSH cat. He was found 1 week ago. His finders are unable to keep him. They noticed that Sunshine has diarrhea and worms. He was dirty and thin when he was found and has groomed himself and gained weight with his finders. SOCIALIZATION Sunshine is friendly/outgoing with new people. A small dog visited and solicited play. Sunshine avoided him and hissed when he approached. He didn’t bite/scratch anyone. BEHAVIOR Sunshine enjoys being picked up, held, and woken up with petting. He is tense when put in a carrier and moves around a lot in his carrier and this behavior didn’t change in the car. FOR A NEW FAMILY TO KNOW Sunshine’s finders, an adult man and an adult woman, describe him as friendly, affectionate, playful, mellow, quiet, gently, polite, loving, and low energy. They think he is a “perfect gentleman.” He followed them around and was usually non-intrusive, waiting and watching from nearby. Sometimes, he would very gently pat them on the leg to solicit attention. Sunshine liked to lay in the sun and play with stuffed toys. He stayed with his finders inside and slept with them when picked up and put onto furniture. He would not jump onto furniture himself. He ate dry and wet Purina cat foods. He used an uncovered litterbox with clumping litter and didn’t have accidents. He didn’t scratch anything. INTAKE Sunshine had a soft, relaxed body and rubbed his head and back against me and his finders while I pet him, scanned him (-), collared him, photographed him, picked him up, and placed him in a carrier. He didn’t resist, retreat, or vocalize.
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10/20/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – BEGINNER
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
The finder stated Sunshine is friendly/outgoing with new people. A small dog visited and solicited play. Sunshine avoided him and hissed when he approached. Also, described him as friendly, affectionate, playful, mellow, quiet, gently, polite, loving, and low energy. Reaction to assessor: Sunshine immediately comes soliciting at the front of the cage. Reaction to door opening: Sunshine remains standing at the front of the cage, relaxed body posture, soliciting attention. Reaction to touch: Sunshine head-butts the assessor’s hand and appreciates petting on the head and body. Reaction to Being Picked up: Allows the pickup and remains calm. Placement determination: Beginner Sunshine interacts with the Assessor, solicits attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. This cat can go to a beginner home.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
10/17/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
scan negative GERIATRIC underweight reported to have diarrhea- none seen at this time ear mite negative flea comb negative- treated with activyl neutered tense, nervus during exam
10/21/2016 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
10/21/16 13:42 bloodwork:low bun/creat (14/0.5) elevated LES ALT354 ALP242 mild leukocytosis elevated LES compatible with hyperthyoidism, but not daignostic recc NH placement, T4 test with treatment, hyperthyroid cats have a good prognosis for many years 0/21/16 11:47 muscle wasting noted on rounds per 1027 cat shoud lnot be in available area with 4 nc, possible underlying dz bloods not run yet 10/20/16 17:00 BAR, eating very well, water bowl low (possibly pu/pd?) but not actively drinking water during exam Friendly, hydrated Clear OU/AU, nndc OP 2/4 ddz PLN wnl H/L reg, no obvious murmur, ssp, lungs clear/eupenic ABD snp MSK amb x 4 Integ wnl BCS 3/9 Neuro a/a A:Undercojnditioned Otherwise apparently healthy P:Recommend full bloods-cbc/chem, t4 If cbc/chem normal and not able to run t4 consider starting methimazole 10/19/16 Hx: Geriatric exam, underweight, diarrhea reported. Also, collar got stuck in mouth and there was blood around mouth. No diarrhea or vomit in cage currently. S: Head-butts me, allows handling. O: BAR-H, BCS 2-3/9, MMs pink and moist EENT: No discharge OU, AU, nose. Moderate tartar and gingivitis. PLNs: Not enlarged. H/L: Eupnic, not ausculted Abd: Soft, no pain on palpation, no masses palpated M/S/I: Amb x4. No skin lesions noted. UG: Male neutered A: 1. Emaciated – R/O GI parasites +/- other underlying conditions 2. Diarrhea and worms in stool reported by finder – none seen here, R/O deworming on initial exam 3. Dental disease Short-term prognosis: Good-fair P: 1. Monitor for diarrhea. Repeat deworming in 2 weeks. Monitor weight. If not gaining weight appropriately, will need further investigations 2. Recommend CBC/chemistry/UA as part of senior wellness panel and to screen for possible diseases that may have contributed to weight loss 1088
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