NIKITA – 15633
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SAFE 12/14/17 Introducing Laid Back Bonded 15-Year-Old Brothers Fito and Nikita! @BACC
Nikita is a 15 year old brown tabby neutered cat who was surrendered to the ACC as a stray due to the fact his owner passed away.
*BONDED WITH FITO*
Nikita 15633, 15 Years Old, Brown Tabby DSH, Neutered, 12lbs, Stray 12/07/17
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: 15633
Animal Name: Nikita
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
This animal came from:
Is this cat having litter box issues?
Nikita is a 15 year old brown tabby neutered cat who was surrendered to the ACC s a stray due to the fact his owner passed away.
Previously lived with:
How is this cat around strangers?
Finder stated that when around strangers Nikita is friendly and outgoing. When playing with adults he is gentle.
How is this cat around children?
Nikita has spent time around children and he is respectful.
How is this cat around other cats?
He has spent time around his brother and he is relaxed and affectionate.
How is this cat around dogs?
Nikita has not spent time in the home around dogs so it is unknown how he will react.
It is unknown how Nikita will act if he is bathed or has his nails trimmed. He isn’t bothered if he held or put in carrier.
Nikita has no bite history
Has this cat ever had any medical issues?
Nikita has a mass on the right side of his neck.
For a New Family to Know
Finder described Nikita as friendly and mellow. When at home he likes to be in his favorite spot. Nikita has been kept indoors only and eats wet food. He is used to a uncovered litter box with clumping litter. Nikita scratches on a post made out of carpet and rough rope.
During intake Nikita came out of the carrier with no problem and allowed the counselor to collar and take his picture.
Blood Work Interpretation
Vet Notes: 12:09 PM
S/O: 15yo neutered DSH. Resting quietly in cage. Large mass at left side of neck
CBC – Mild non regenerative anemia. Marked leukocytosis characterized by a moderate neutrophilia and mild monocytosis
Chemistry – Mild increases in BUN and globulins
A: Anemia – R/O anemia chronic disease vs other
Inflammatory leukogram – R/O infectious vs inflammatory vs other
Increased BUN – R/O dehydration vs renal insufficiency vs other
P: Adding LRS 100ml SQ q24 x 3 days, clavamox 1.2ml PO q12 x 10 days
Vet Notes: 4:48 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: Reported 15 yrs
Microchip noted on Intake? no
History : Owner passed away
Observed Behavior – Calm for exam, allows all handling
Evidence of Cruelty seen – no
Evidence of Trauma seen – no
P = WNL R = WNL BCS 5/9
EENT: Nuclear sclerosis, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam: Mild dental tartar, 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, ~3-4cm smooth oval freely movable mass at left side of neck, healthy hair coat
CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Assessment: Geriatric, mass – lymphnode vs thyroid tissue vs other
Plan: Scheduled senior work up for tomorrow, consider chest rads/FNA of mass
Prognosis: Poor long term prognosis/open pending definitive diagnosis
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