MARSHMALLOW – 17086
Safe - 1-6-2018 Manhattan
SAFE 1/6/18 A volunteer writes: There’s at least 50 shades of gray in pretty Marshmallow’s luscious coat: blue gray, ocean gray, white gray, and so many more. I could look at this beauty all day long, she’s just so stunning. When I met her she had just arrived at the Care Center, and she had shyly turned herself away in her cat loft-her way of telling volunteers that she just wasn’t up for much interaction at the time. I sat near her for a while though, and she looked over at me several times and blinked softly without flinching or making a sound. I’m not sure what Marshmallow’s backstory is, but she definitely gives off warm, gentle vibes. I got the feeling she wants some time to catch up on her beauty rest and then find the forever family who will truly cherish her. Make it happen for Marshmallow today!
Marshmallow 17086 3Y Blue / White F DSH
Vet Notes: 1:50 PM
S: Alert, at back of kennel
O: QAR, estimated 5% dehydrated based on decreased skin turgor. BCS 4/9, MMs pink.
EENT: AS large aural hematoma, pink pinna, severe black granular discharge and a small amount of fresh blood visible in the canal. No discharge OU, nose, AD. Mild tartar.
H/L: NSR, NMA. Eupnic, quiet lung sounds.
Abd: Soft, no pain on palpation, no masses palpated
M/S/I: Amb x4. No skin lesions noted.
Neuro: Alert and appropriate, no sign neurological deficiencies
1. Large aural hematoma to left ear, presumed secondary to ear mites – treated with ivermectin on intake 12/28/17 and due for next treatment on 1/6/18.
2. Dehydration – R/O discomfort secondary to aural hematoma/infection
Short-term prognosis: Good
P: Spay and repair aural hematoma today
Vet Notes: 2:41 AM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 2-4 years based on dentition
Microchip noted on Intake? Scanned neg on intake – MC placed during LVT exam
History : Stray, no health hx available
Subjective: Alert, calm initially
Observed Behavior – Allows all handling but growls on ear cleaning
BAR-H, MMs pink and moist, BCS 5/9
EENT: AS large aural hematoma, pink pinna, severe black granular discharge visible in the canal. AD mild brown discharge. Pt shaking head regularly. Eyes clear, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: Mild tartar and gingivitis
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: Female, no spay scar palpated – presumed intact
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Rectal: Externally normal
Assessment: Aural hematoma to left ear, likely secondary to ear mites
1. Onsior 6 mg PO SID x5 days
2. Cleaned left ear and administered Tresaderm – pt was very uncomfortable!
3. Administered ivermectin 0.1 ml SQ – repeat in 10 days
4. Consider surgical repair of aural hematoma at time of spay
Okay for surgery
L V T Notes: 2:41 AM
[LVT Intake Exam]
Microchip Scan: negative, placed
Evidence of Cruelty: no
Observed Behavior: allows handling, friendly, slightly head shy when ear is touched
Sex: intact female
Estimated Age: appx 3y+
Subjective: seemingly healthy cat with an aural hematoma
Ears: clean ears, very distended aural hematoma OS
Oral Exam: mild staining
Preliminary Assessment: seemingly healthy cat with aural hematoma
Plan: DVM intake
Animal Behavior Saved At: 3-Jan-2018 10:40:7.000
Animal Name: Marshmallow
Age: 3 Years (approx)
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Spayed / Neutered: Yes
Behavior Assessment Date:
Next Test Date:
Marshmallow was brought in as a stray, so we don’t have any behavioral history or tendencies in a home environment.
12/28 Subjective: Alert, calm initially
Reaction to assessor:
Marshmallow remains neutral, resting on her cage bedding during the approach.
Reaction when softly spoken to:
Marshmallow remains immobile in place.
Reaction to cage door opening:
Marshmallow remains soft and loose body, ears relaxed and forward.
Reaction to touch:
Marshmallow accepts the touch and slowly leans into the assessor’s hand while appreciating the petting on the head and body.
Reaction to being picked up:
She becomes antsy then jumps back into the cage.
H – Healthy
Marshmallow interacts with the observer, appreciates attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. This cat is showing behavior appropriate for new or experienced cat parents.
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