CHEETO – A1056899
Urgent 11-5-2015 Manhattan
*SAFE* 11/05/15 – Cheeto is in need of a loving foster who can help assist feeding him for the next few weeks. Cheeto also suffered a partial limb amputation and is possibly in need of an eye enucleation in the future. Please pull Cheeto from MACC by 6pm tonight!!
Cheeto A1056899 2WKS DSH .6LBS
STRAY INTAKE: 11/4/2015
Sex: Male intact
Reported to be 2 weeks old by finder
S: Bright, strong, holds head high and mews when touched.
Recc NH placement
O: BAR-H, BCS 5/9, MMs pink and moist
EENT: OD WNL. OS exophthalmic, conjunctival tissue covering cornea. No discharge AU, nose. No teeth.
PLNs: Not enlarged.
H/L: NSR, NMA. Eupnic, quiet lung sounds.
Abd: Soft, no pain on palpation, no masses palpated
M/S/I: Left hind leg is partially amputated at the mid-tibia; there is a cap of crusty tissue covering the stump. Tail is partially amputated or missing, with normal skin and thin fur over the distal tip.
UG: Male intact, testicles soft and symmetrical.
1. Two-week old kitten with partial tail amputation, partial L leg amputation and exophthalmos
2. Pt is otherwise in great shape and appears strong!
Short-term prognosis: Fair
P: Seek NH placement asap. With wound care for the leg stump, and medical treatment of the left eye (possibly enucleation if necessary), this kitten may do very well in the long-term.
Will be kept in medical for further observation
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