TACO – 14541
Safe - 11-29-2017 Brooklyn Rescue: Animalkind Please honor your pledges: http://animalkindny.org/make-a-donation/
SAFE 11/29/17 DIABETIC — TACO is a shy and timid boy who is about 5 yrs old, already neutered and needs a furever home!
Care Center Location: Brooklyn
ZIP Code From: 11105
Intake Date: 11/25/17
Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: Green
Age: 5 years
Sex: Neutered male
Weight: 8 lbs
Taco was brought to ACC after his previous owner abandoned him.
How is this cat around strangers?
Taco allowed his finder to pick him up and place him in a carrier calmly
How is this cat around children?
How is this cat around other cats?
How is this cat around dogs?
Taco did not attempt to bite/scratch his finder.
For a New Family to Know
Taco allowed staff to collar, scan for a microchip and take pictures with no signs of aggression. After being placed in his kennel Taco began to growl/ hiss at staff.
At front of kennel as I approach, leaning against kennel door while vocalizing. Gives door a hard head-butt when spoken to. He allows all petting while leaning in with energy and purring. Tail is raised. Doing great!
Vet Notes: 5:54 PM
[Progress Exam Template]
S: Volunteer noted that p vomited in the cage, there was a normal formed stool in cage
EENT: Clear OU, AU, no nasal dc
Oral Exam: Severe dental tartar
Abd: SNP, no masses
MSI: Amb x 4, BCS 2/5, prolonged skin tent
A: Vomiting- r/o primary GI vs. other metabolic vs. other
Weight loss since yesterday
IH BG- 450
CBC/chem/t4- issue with in house machine- unable to run
Ascorbic acid- 1+
USG >1.050 (refractometer)
Leukocytes- ca. 75
100mL SQ fluids
Cerenia inj 0.37mL SQ
Convenia inj 0.37ML SQ
NPH Insulin- 2 units q 12 hr (first dose given at 6:20pm)
Put in plea for new hope
Recheck tomorrow- consider full blds, IVF etc.
Is the Initial Medical Status being Changed? Yes
New Medical Status: 3NC
Is the Initial Behavior Status being Changed? No
New Behavior Color:
Vet Notes: 11:38 AM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 5 years
Microchip noted on Intake? n
History : stray
Subjective: BAR, timid and shy
Observed Behavior – allowed all handling
Evidence of Cruelty seen – n
Evidence of Trauma seen – n
P = 188
R = 28
BCS – 5/9
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: mild gingivitis
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: altered male
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Assessment – NSF
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