TOM – A1106017
Safe - 3-20-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 3/20/17 These housemates are a little wary around new people and in the shelter environment, so we want to get them into loving homes where they can explore and adjust at their own pace as soon as we can! Though these young kitties seem initially unsure, after some gentle petting they have been opening up some and leaning in for gentle cheek and head rubs! They would all be happiest in experienced kitty homes that understand they need a little patience and time warming up on their own.
TOM IS ONE OF 9 CATS WHO CAME IN FROM OWNER WITH “TOO MANY”
TOM – A1106017
NEUTERED MALE, BLK TABBY, DOMESTIC SH MIX,4 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason TOO MANY P
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 03/12/2017, From NY 11377, DueOut Date 03/12/2017, I came in with Group/Litter #K16079712.
History – Stray
Subjective – BAR-H
Observed Behavior – Friendly playful approachable easy to handle
Evidence of Cruelty seen – None
Evidence of Trauma seen – None
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam: Gingivitis, no tartar or staining obv
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
MSI: Ambulatory x 4,
INTG skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Rectal: Not performed
Assessment – Patient appears to be in good health
Plan – Intake
Drooling noted by ACO.
S/O: QAR. Appears uncomfortable.
ORAL: Collar is stuck in mouth. Removed collar. Has bilateral abrasions/ulcerations on upper lips and oral mucosa adjacent to P3-P4, with mild swelling. Sensitive on exam.
A: Soft tissue injury to mouth.
P: Administered Buprenorphine 0.3 mg/ml 0.2 ml SQ, Onsior 0.45 ml SQ.
Continue Buprenorphine BId through tomorrow.
Recheck wounds in mouth
S/O: BAR. Nervous, tries to flee. Good appetite reported by ACO
EENT: Eyes clear, no ocular or nasal discharge, no drooling
A: Wounds from collar stuck in mouth
P: Continue with current treatment and monitoring plan. Excellent prognosis
Exam & surgery performed
Anesthesia – 0.15mL Telazol induction.
Sx. – Routine scrotal castration. No sutures placed, incisions left open to drain. Green linear tattoo placed on ventral abdomen.
0.45mL Onsior for pain management.
Recheck scrotal swelling, bleeding post-op.
S/O: QARH, hiding in back of cage. No blood in cage. Large amount of urine and formed feces, ate all food overnight.
INTEG: Mild scrotal swelling, mod. inguinal bruising. No bleeding along incisions.
A: Mild scrotal hematoma and post-op bruising consistent with adult tomcat neuter.
P: Administer Onsior 0.45 ml SQ x 2 days for post op inflammation and pain.
Friendly playful approachable easy to handle
Lying down relaxed on blanket, doesn’t move much. Allows petting, leans in when rubbed on her cheeks. Started to lip lick, grumbled when she had enough.
Cage Condition: Recently cleaned
Reaction to assessor: Tom was lying down in his litter box at the back of the kennel.
Reaction when softly spoken to: Tom makes eye contact, seems a little unsure and slowly looks around and scans his surroundings.
Reaction to cage door opening: Tom rises up and becomes alert.
Reaction to touch: Tom is hesitant when the assessor approaches and shifts away to the other side of the double kennel. He occasionally lip licks, his body feels a bit tense when touched and he keeps his tail lowered throughout the interaction. He starts to warm up and slowly leans in allowing rubs and petting all over.
Reaction to being picked up: Tom was tense when picked up and struggled to be put down.
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Laid back
CHARACTER TYPE: Shy, Affectionate
Experienced cat parent- Tom may be a little more independent, and may need time to warm up to his new home. We recommend that this cat go to a home with experienced cat parents.
Weight 10.7 lbs
Came in With
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