BALOO – 14645
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SAFE 12/2/17 – Beginner all grey girl Baloo has a fractured left hind leg and needs your help @MACC. It’s suspected she may have been hit by car . Please help Baloo today.
Care Center Location: Manhattan
ZIP Code From: 10030
Intake Date: 11/26/17
Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: —
Age: 4 years
Weight: 11 lbs
Vet Notes: 9:36 AM
Hx: trauma to L hock with incomplete fibula fracture; given convenia, on simbadol, onsior and gabapentin
-QAR, docile and affectionate
-no nasal discharge or sneezing
-OU: open and clear, pupils dilated secondary to simbadol
-LH: toe touching lameness; moderate edematous swelling along distal limb/paw, nonpainful but warm to the touch; no obvious pockets of fluid/abscess
-would on LH healing well by second intention
1. L fibular fx, moderate edematous swelling
2. Wound on LH
-add baytril 100 mg/ml: Give 0.5 ml by mouth once daily for 10 days
L V T Notes: 10:14 AM
Baloo was scheduled for an AM treatment of Simbadol 1.8mg/mL. Gave 0.5 mL SQ at 8:25AM from bottle #35
L V T Notes: 9:29 AM
Baloo was scheduled for an AM treatment of simbadol 1.8mg/mL. Gave 0.5mL SQ (0.25mL from bottle #34 and 0.25mL from bottle #)35 @ 8:37AM
Also gave Robenacoxib 0.5ml SQ
Vet Notes: 8:47 PM
Possible HBC; L fibular fracture, wound on hind end
-BAR/QAR, sweet and handsome boy
-normal urination in the box
-no nasal dishcarge or sneezing
-LH: non weight bearing lameness but will toe touch when standing
-wound on L hind healing well, granulation tissue forming around edges, mild serosanguinous discharge, minimal swelling
L fibular fx
L tarsal laxity
add gabapentin 0.8 ml PO BID
Recommend crate rest and pain medications for 6-8 weeks and then recheck radiographs of fibula; will likely require rehabilitation for suspected ligamentous damage on LH
L V T Notes: 9:13 AM
Baloo was scheduled for a morning treatment of Simbadol 1.8mg/mL. Gave 0.5mL SQ at 8:17am from bottle number 34.
Gave 0.5mL onsior SQ
L V T Notes: 1:02 PM
x rays taken of pelvis and hind limbs.
Vet Notes: 12:59 PM
Hindlimb radiographs: incomplete fracture of left distal fibula
L fibular fx, incomplete
Vet Notes: 12:57 PM
Presented with LH lameness, possible hit by car; sedated with 0.2 ml torb/0.2 ml ketamine/0.2 ml dexdomitor IM for radiographs
S/O (under sedation)
-1 cm round wound on caudal LH, adjacent to rectum; wound penetrates through underlying musculature, mild serosanguinous discharge
-several superficial abrasions along L hock; thickening of joint capsule, firm soft tissue swelling around joint
-boney swelling on lateral aspect of hock
-significant lateral tarsal laxity, decreased extension; intermittent audible popping during flexion
L fibular fracture
-gave convenia 0.5 ml SQ, 150 ml SQF, 0.5 ml cerenia during sedation
-onsior 0.5 ml SQ SID x 3 days, gave first dose
-simbadol 0.5 ml SQ SID x 5 days
prognosis: good; fibular fracture is likely to heal with pain medication and crate rest for 6-8 weeks however there is likely ligamentous damage which will likely require some degree of rehabilitation
Vet Notes: 12:05 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 5-7yrs
Microchip noted on Intake? did not scan
History : found under car with hindlimb abnormalities- suspected HBC
Observed Behavior – compliant for exam
Evidence of Cruelty seen – N
Evidence of Trauma seen – Y
T = DNP
P = WNL
R = WNL
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: 104/204 crown tips missing but appear to be old fxs; moderate dental tartar
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: Female- suspect spayed
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, suspected fracture of tib/fib and/or tarsus LH w/ abrasion on surface of skin but appears to be closed; RH painful; resents lumbar and pelvic palpation; skin free of parasites, no masses noted
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Assessment: suspected HBC w/ hindlimb +/- pelvic fractures
Plan: brought to medical for radiographs of hindlimbs and pelvis
Temporary waiver due to possible fractures / need to check for spay scar when she’s sedated for rads
Animal Behavior Saved At: 29-Nov-2017 12:10:50.000
Animal Name: Baloo
Age: 4 Years
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Spayed / Neutered: Unknown
Behavior Assessment Date:
Baloo was brought in as a stray, so we don’t have any behavioral history or tendencies in a home environment.
11/26 Observed Behavior – compliant for exam
Resting on bedding, soft eyes and body. Came to the front on approach, a little wobbly when standing. Head-butted, leaned hard into pets, purred. Ideal event cat once healthy.
Resting on bedding, soft eyes and body. Lay in place when door opened, leaned hard into pets, purred, started to roll over. Super sweet!
Cage is neat
Reaction to assessor:
Baloo engages when approached by the assessor.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Baloo remains soft in place.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Baloo seeks affection, leans forward with tail up and remains at the front of the cage, soft and relaxed.
Reaction to touch:
Baloo head bunts the assessors hand and appreciates petting on the head and body.
Reaction to being picked up:
Allows the pickup and remains calm.
H – Healthy
Baloo interacts with the Assessor, solicits attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. This cat can go to a beginner home.
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