POINTY – 35620
Safe - 9-1-2018 Manhattan
SAFE 9/1/18 POINTY was brought to the shelter when his owner died. He came from a home with 10 cats. Pointy has a URI and is being treated with antibiotics. He needs a home of his own where he can get lots of TLC and follow up care.
Care Center Location: Manhattan
ZIP Code From: 10472
Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: Blue
Age: 8 years
Sex: Neutered male
Weight: 7 lbs
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: Reported 8 years old – exam is consistent with this
Microchip noted on Intake? Scanned neg
History : Owner passed away. Came from a house with 10 cats.
Subjective: Alert, sitting on exam table, slightly tachypneic, dilated eyes
Observed Behavior – Slightly tense body, allows all handling
Evidence of Cruelty seen – None
Evidence of Trauma seen – None
BAR-H, MMs pale pink and moist, BCS 5/9
EENT: Moderate temporal muscle wasting. Moderate purulent nasal discharge. Eyes clear, ears clean, no ocular discharge noted.
Oral Exam: Severe tartar and gingivitis.
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, Slightly tachypneic, quiet lung sounds.
ABD: Soft, non painful, no masses palpated, not distended
U/G: Male neutered
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Rectal: Normal externally
1. URI – moderate, suspect viral with secondary bacterial infection
2. Severe dental disease, temporal muscle wasting
1. Move to isolation
2. Doxycycline 0.7 ml PO SID x7 days
3. Fortiflora SID x7 days
4. Vitamin B12 injection
5. Recommend dental cleaning and rads with extractions, then daily tooth brushing
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