ANTONIA aka ANTMAN – 17990
Safe - 1-24-2018 Manhattan
SAFE 1/24/18 **11 YEARS OLD** ANTONIA came from a hoarding case where the owner died. She has an ear infection and needs a new home asap!! A volunteer writes: This kitty loves to talk to you. She chats with everyone who comes close to the cage, and then nuzzle them. This is a small cat who is really enjoying her wet food. This kitty responds to any petting you can give. A typical lap cat, she would love nothing more than to take naps in the warmth and comfort of your arms.
Antonia aka Antman 17990
Intake Date: 1/10/18
Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: Green
Age: 11 years
Original Location: 10029
Spay-Neuter Waiver Documentation
Vet Notes: 12:45 PM
[Spay/Neuter Waiver – Upper Respiratory Illness]
Your newly adopted animal is in treatment for an upper respiratory illness. The veterinarian is temporarily waiving this animal from the spay/neuter requirements of the City of NY until such time as the illness has resolved and the pet has sufficiently recovered. At that time, this animal must come into compliance with the spay/neuter requirements.
Post Op Exam
Vet Notes: 12:41 PM
-QAR, interactive and allows gentle handling but regresses with additional handling
-does not allow oral exam but based on geriatric changes to iris, she appears to be 10-12 years (noted to be 11 months on intake)
-no nasal discharge or sneezing noted or reported
-moderate appetite with soft food
-AU: resists full exam, mild waxy discharge but no inflammation or pruritus; chronic fibrosis of pinna AS
2. Otitis externa, appears resolved
-recommend geriatric blood work
L V T Notes: 10:11 AM
placed sign on kennel for wet food only
Spay-Neuter Waiver Documentation
Vet Notes: 3:04 PM
[Spay/Neuter Waiver – Medical Condition]
Your newly adopted pet has been diagnosed with mild dehydration and the staff veterinarians are issuing a temporary waiver from the spay/neuter requirements of the City of NY. Follow up care at your regular veterinarian is recommended to ensure continued treatment. Your veterinarian will advise you if surgical sterilization is appropriate.
Vet Notes: 3:14 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age:11 months
Microchip noted on Intake?none
Microchip Number (If Applicable):
History : in a home where hoarding occurred and owner died
Subjective:friendly, very hungry, eats readily
Observed Behavior – allows all handling, but loses patience with treatments
Evidence of Cruelty seen -yes- part of hoarding case
Evidence of Trauma seen -possibly- AS pinna
EENT: Eyes clear, no nasal or ocular discharge noted, had sneezed once prior to exam. AS- shriveled appearance with a scabbed cut on the dorsal/caudal aspect- because of malformed ear, ear canal is difficult to assess- placed cotton swab into canal and mind dirt/brown aural debris present, also in AD.
Oral Exam: only quick look- p mouth shy, but appears to have no teeth, gums pink
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: FI, no palpable spay scar
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat, slightly slow skin tent
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
AS- r/o trauma with secondary ear infection
AD: r/o infection
approx 3-5% dehydration
Prognosis:good with appropriate care
LRS 50ml SQ given, then continue SID x2days
convenia 80mg/ml: 0.23ml SQ given
attempted to clean ears, p became impatient, so will schedule for overnight
tresaderm 4g AU BID x10days
DVM recheck 1/14/18 to check ears
temporary waiver d/t mild dehydration- once improved can pursue
Behavior Assessment Date:
Antonia was brought in as a stray, so we don’t have any behavioral history or tendencies in a home environment.
1/10 Subjective: friendly, very hungry, eats readily
Reaction to assessor:
Antonia engages when approached by the assessor.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Antonia remains soft in place.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Antonia seeks affection, leans forward with tail up and remains at the front of the cage, soft and relaxed.
Reaction to touch:
Antonia 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.
A volunteer writes: This kitty loves to talk to you. She chats with everyone who comes close to the cage, and then nuzzle them. This is a small cat who is really enjoying her wet food. This kitty responds to any petting you can give. A typical lap cat, she would love nothing more than to take naps in the warmth and comfort of your arms.
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