FESTER – 10719
Safe - 10-26-2017 Brooklyn
SAFE 10/26/17 Injured, Lethargic FESTER needs medical care asap. Please consider helping this little angel.
Fester 10719 – 5 week female white/gray kitten:
Vet Notes: 10:48 AM
DVM Intake Exam: 1431
Estimated age: 6 weeks
Microchip noted on Intake? no
History : stray
Subjective: QAR, 5% dehydrated, was recumbent when initially brought in, perked up after heat support and sq fluids given before DVM intake.
Observed Behavior – a little timid but allows exam and treatments with minimal restraint.
Evidence of Cruelty seen -no
Evidence of Trauma seen – yes, blunt trauma to left eye
P = 120
EENT: Right eye is fine, left eye: scleral edema and hyperemia, waxy ears AU, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: negative oral
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: female intact
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, ++ fleas and flea dirt, no masses noted, dirty hair coat, grease?, possibly caught up in car engine?
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
scleral injury O.S.
Prognosis: fair to good depending on response to heat support and supportive care
given 10 ml warm LRS SQ
monitor temp and status through day
tx scleral injection O.S.
parvo test negative
If doing well, give all vax/tx tomorrow (LVT intake).
continue to monitor at ACC
temporary surgical waiver due to current condition and age/weight.
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