HIPSTER – A1048746
*SAFE* 08/28/15 – Hipster is a young kitten who came in with an abscess on his chest. Our medical staff removed about 45ml of fluid, but he may need surgery to have a drain put in. Hipster needs follow up vet care as soon as possible. Please contact a NEW HOPE RESCUE if you can foster.
HIPSTER – A1048746
I am an unaltered male, brown tabby Domestic Shorthair mix.
The shelter staff think I am about 14 weeks old.
I weigh 3 pounds.
I was found in NY 11208.
I have been at the shelter since Aug 21, 2015.
clean ears – em negative
dirty coat – flea positive
eats a little bit of soft food
has a wound/lesion under his chin
has a ball/mass on his back
parvo tested negative
very thin and underweight
easy to handle
will inform DVM of findings
QAR. DEHYDRATED. ALLOWS ALL HANDLING. APPETITE OK
TEETH CLEAN, MILD CONJUNCTIVITIS/OCULAR DISCHARGE, NO NASAL DISCHARGE, EARS WNL
NORMAL THORACIC AUSCULTATION; NORMAL ABDOMINAL PALPATION
LARGE FLUID FILLED MASS ENCOMPASSING ENTIRE LEFT LATERAL THORACIC REGION
SMALL WOUNDS UNDER CHIN/NECK
AMBULATORY X 4; VERY THIN BCS
FNA OF MASS – PURULENT DISCHARGE, CYTOLOGY SHOWS LARGE AMOUNT OF WHITE BLOOD CELLS, MAJORITY NEUTROPHILS, AND COCCI
ADMINISTED BUPRENEX 0.08ML PO AND PPG 0.2ML SQ. CLIPPED AND CLEANED ABSCESS – MADE TWO STAB INCISIONS, (1 LATERAL, 1 VENTRAL), REMOVED ~45ML OF PURULENT FLUID; FLUSHED WITH ~75ML OF DILUTE NOLVASAN; BATHED IN DILUTE CHLOROHEX AND SET UP IN CAT RECOVERY
REC NEW HOPE PLACEMENT FOR FOLLOW UP CARE (DRAIN PLACEMENT). REC AUGMENTIN 0.4ML PO Q12 X 10 DAYS AND ERYTHROMCYIN OU Q12 X 5 DAYS, BUPRENEX 0.06ML Q12 X 3 DAYS
CONTINUE TO MONITOR WHILE AT BACC. FAIR PROGNOSIS
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