POLYESTER – 23687
Safe - 4-2-2018 Manhattan Rescue: Feline Rescue of SI Please honor your pledges: http://felinerescueofstatenisland.org/donation/
SAFE 4/2/18 POLYESTER and housemates were found in an apartment after owner died. They had been there for 2 weeks without food or water and many were in cages. Polyester is already neutered but he is severely dehydrated and has foot pad sores. Please consider helping him and possibly a housemate.
Care Center Location: Manhattan
ZIP Code From: 10467
Intake Type: Stray/Owner Passed Away
Medical Behavior: Green
Age: 3 years
Sex: Neutered Male
Weight: 7 lbs
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 3-5 years old
Microchip noted on Intake? no
Microchip Number (If Applicable):
History : Multiple cats were found in various floors/rooms with no access to food/water due to MOST of them being locked in dog crates and carriers. O passed away 2 weeks ago.
Observed Behavior – Friendly and attention seeking
Evidence of Cruelty seen – No
Evidence of Trauma seen -No
EENT: large amount of dried ocular dc, severely sunken eyes OU, ears: clear and no dc.
Oral Exam: moderate dental tartar and gingivitis. few resorptive lesions.
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, mm light pink and dry, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated, no palpable bladder.
U/G: male neutered
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, unthrifty hair coat, 2cm ulceration of palmar surface of caudal footpad, palpable spinous process, ribs and hip joints.
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Rectal: normal externally
Assessment: Severely dehydrated
thin body condition
Plan: 50 ml LRS SQ given
Monitor appetite and weight
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