ISADOR – 17144
Safe - 1-2-2018 Brooklyn
SAFE 1/2/18 *NEEDS PLACEMENT BY 6PM* Meet Staff Favorite Medium-Haired Sweetheart Isador! @BACC. Isador is a super sweet, affectionate, attention-seeking kitty who’s been having short seizure-like episodes. He’s a favorite in Medical and has a gorgeous fluffy coat. He needs follow up vet care ASAP and needs placement by 6pm today.
Isador 17144, 4-5 Years Old, Black DMH, Male, 9lbs 15.04oz, Stray 12/28/17
Blood Work Interpretation
Vet Notes: 2:28 PM
CBC – All results WNL
Chem – Very mild hyperglycemia, mild hypophosphatemia, all other results WNL
No significant findings on Blood work
Vet Notes: 12:33 PM
History – Reportedly thrashing in carrier while being moved from intake room to adoptions room 12/29. Brought back to medical, appeared mentally appropriate with normal PE aside from hypersalivating. Kept in medical overnight for observation. The following morning, cage appeared in disarray
~8:30a heard thrashing in cage for about 10-15 seconds, stopped immediately on approach, appeared responsive and mentally appropriate
~10a similar observation made by other medical staff
~11:30a observed having uncontrolled movements, seizure like activity, gagging, hypersalivating, lasted about 15 seconds, appeared disoriented after — resumed normal eating, defecating and urinating shortly after
S/O: BAR. ~5% dehydration. Eating well. Attention seeking, allows all handling.
EENT: Teeth in good condition, pink mm, no oral lesions, saliva staining, eyes clear, no ocular or nasal discharge, ears clean/WNL
HL: Normal thoracic auscultation
ABD: Soft, non tender
INTEG: Unkempt, long hair cat, fur wet around caudal half of body with debris from outside on tail; hind digits sensitive to touch, wounds at distal digits, possible broken nails
MS: Ambulatory x 4, no apparent lameness
NEURO: Short (10-15 seconds) episodes of seizure like activity, occasionally followed by disorientation. Generally mentally appropriate with normal PLR, menace, palpabral; No ataxia. Vocalizes often and may be sensitive to touch, especially around caudal half of body
A: R/O seizure disorder (epilepsy vs other) vs seizure-like disorder (movement disorder vs hyperaesthesia vs other) vs toxin vs infection vs other
P: Blood work pending. Continue to monitor while at BACC.
2:30p – No significant findings on blood work. Gave Keppra 0.9ml PO. Continue to monitor while at BACC. Continue Keppra q12
Continues to have seizure like episodes that last about 10-20seconds, about every 2 hours. Rec deadline plea of 6pm due to condition
Vet Notes: 5:56 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: ~4-5yrs
Microchip noted on Intake? No
History : Stray
Subjective: BARH. Excellent appetite
Observed Behavior – Allows all handling, very affectionate, attention seeking
Evidence of Cruelty seen – no
Evidence of Trauma seen – no
P = WNL R = WNL BCS 5/9
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam: Teeth clean, in good condition, mild wear, pink mm
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, dirty unkempt coat hair coat, especially a tail
CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Assessment: Apparently healthy
Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC. Brushed coat
SURGERY: Okay for surgery
This behavior note was written by the previous owner of this pet. Animal Care Centers of NYC provides this as a guide for optimal pet placement.
Please use these notes in conjunction with the information provided by NYCACC.
Animal ID: 17144
Animal Name: Isador
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
This animal came from:
If yes, Please elaborate:
Isadora looks to be a 3 year old black long haired female cat that was found on the street and looked to be not thriving so she was brought to the ACC as a stray.
Previously lived with:
How is this cat around strangers?
When meeting the staff at the ACC for the first time Isadora was friendly and affectionate.
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For a New Family to Know
During intake Isadora allowed the counselor to collar her and take her picture. When being put back in the carrier she started growling.
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