ALEX – A1126457
Safe - 9-28-2017 Brooklyn Rescue: Staten Island Hope Please honor your pledges: http://www.statenislandhopeanimalrescue.org/
SAFE 9/28/17 **4-Month Old Gray Kitten With Wounds from Embedded Collar — ALEX!**
Alex A1126457 – 4 month male gray kitten:
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 15-16 weeks
Microchip noted on Intake? no
History: Stray, unknown
Subjective: Kitten is BARH
Observed Behavior – Kitten is immediately social and purring. Allows all handling with minimal to no restraint needed. Became frightened of clippers (tried to flee), but allowed cleaning of neck wound with no signs of discomfort.
Evidence of Cruelty seen – no
Evidence of Trauma seen – no
T = NA P = wnl R = wnl BCS 4-5/9
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam: Healthy deciduous dentition; adult incisors coming in
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: wnl; both testicles palpable scrotally
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat. Removed very tight flea collar upon intake; starting to embed. There are superficial and deep lacerations around cervical neck.
CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Rectal: not performed
Assessment: Superficial and deep lacerations around cervical neck secondary to embedded flea collar.
Plan: Keep in medical for monitoring. Attempted to clip around neck, but kitten became frightened of clippers so was only able to clean with chlorhexidine and applied SSD. Did not place ID collar due to wound, but will keep on front of cage. Gave 0.40 mLs Clavamox PO – continue BID x 10d. Clean with chlorhexidine and apply SSD daily; recheck 3 days. Okay to schedule for neuter. Acceptable candidate for adoption or rescue.
SURGERY: Okay for surgery
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