ORANGE – A0785400
8-15-2015 Brooklyn Rescue: Staten Island Hope Please honor your pledges: http://www.statenislandhoperescue.org/
*SAFE 08/15/15 RETURNED BACK TO THE ACC AFTER SEVERAL YEARS! – Orange was surrendered to our shelter because his family could not afford him anymore. He came in with a huge abscess on his face. His cheek was so swollen, his eye was forced shut. His abscess was lanced and drained and is in the process of healing. Orange is such a good kitty, the vet didn’t even have to sedate him during this process! He feels much better now and is ready to finish recovering in a comfortable home!
ORANGE – A0785400
NEUTERED MALE, CREAM / WHITE, DOMESTIC SH,14 yrs
OWNER SUR – ONHOLDHERE, HOLD FOR ID Reason PET HEALTH
Intake condition GERIATRIC Intake Date 07/28/2015, From NY 11412, DueOut Date 07/28/2015
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary scan positive: 4A1B092A3E neutered male weight: 11.7lbs bright eye clean ears – em negative clean coat – flea negative moderate tartar seen to teeth – possible dental disease has a hematoma to his left ear a huge possible abscess to the left side of his face slightly dehydrated overall body condition is good sweet boy until you touch his belly – he will get growly but does not try to strike bringing to medical for a DVM to attend to him NOSF
Owner Surrender Profile
Orange was surrendered by his owner at ACC today. Orange is a male orange tabby cat who is 14 yrs. old. Orange’s left eye is swollen and he appears to have puss dripping from his left cheek and appeared to be slightly lethargic. Orange is described as an independent cat with a large personality.
Orange is respectful tolerant relaxed and affectionate when he is around children of all ages dogs and other cats. Orange interacts with children dogs and cats in a gentle and respectful manner. When Orange no longer wants to interact he will walk away. Orange is litter box trained and is an indoor cat. Orange has a low activity level and is described as playful confident mellow friendly assertive aloof affectionate quiet and independent.
Orange will struggle and hiss when he is given a bath but is not bothered when he is having his nails trimmed or fur brushed. Orange is also not bothered when he is placed in his carrier or disturbed from his sleep. Orange does enjoy being held and picked up. Orange likes to play with wand toys and will engage in chasing games.
Orange will use clay litter in a closed litter box. Orange likes riding in cars and does not become nervous or frightened. Orange eats dry and wet food once a day and will have beef and chicken flavored treats. Orange will stay in the same room as his owner and will also stay in his favorite spot which is the bed. Orange will play with his owner in a gentle manner and will away when he is tired of playing.
During the Intake process Orange was easy to handle. Orange allowed himself to be picked up and placed in a new carrier with minimal effort. Orange also allowed himself to be collared and photographed with no difficulty.
clean ears – em negative
clean coat – flea negative
moderate tartar seen to teeth – possible dental disease
has a hematoma to his left ear
a huge possible abscess to the left side of his face
overall body condition is good
sweet boy until you touch his belly – he will get growly but does not try to strike
bringing to medical for a DVM to attend to him
QAR. BCS 4/9. TIMID ON EXAM.
PE: EENT LEFT EYE SWOLLEN SHUT DUE TO ABSCESS ON LEFT SIDE OF FACE, MILD CONJUNCTIVITIS IN LEFT EYE, PLN WNL, ORAL EXAM MODERATE TO SEVERE DENTAL TARTAR/GINGIVITIS, THORACIC AUSC WNL, ABD PALP WNL, M/S WNL, SKIN/HAIR — LARGE SWELLING ON LEFT SIDE OF FACE — PURULENT DISCHARGE OBSERVED. NEUTERED MALE.
TX: PROVIDED 0.2ML BUPRNEX IM AND 0.15ML BAYTRIL (100MG/ML) IM. LEFT SIDE OF FACE CLIPPED AND CLEANED WITH NOLVASAN AND ALCOHOL — #15 BLADE USED TO LANCE ABSCESS WHICH WAS THEN FLUSHED WITH DILUTE NOLVASAN. PROVIDED 100ML SQ FLUIDS AND ERYTHROMYCIN OINTMENT TO LEFT EYE.
PLAN; 100ML LRS SQ FLUIDS Q24 FOR 3 DAYS, 2ML CLINDAMYCIN PO Q24 FOR 10 DAYS. 0.15ML BAYTRIL (100MG/ML) IM Q24 FOR 7 DAYS. 0.2ML BUPRNEX PO BID FOR 5 DAYS. ERYTHROMYCIN OINTMENT OU BID FOR 5 DAYS.
PROGNOSIS IS FAIR. RECOMMEND NEW HOPE PLACEMENT AND FULL GERIATRIC WORKUP. CONTINUED MONITORING AND SUPPORTIVE CARE WHILE AT BROOKLYN ACC.
Wound on left side of face cleaned with dilute nolvasan
Offered wet food; excellent appetite
Owner Profile: Orange was bought into the care center by his previous owner due to being unable to care for Orange. Orange is respectful, tolerant, relaxed and affectionate when he is around children of all ages. Orange interacts with children dogs and cats in a gentle and respectful manner. When Orange no longer wants to interact he will walk away. Orange is litter box trained and is an indoor cat. Orange has a low activity level and is described as playful, confident, mellow, friendly, assertive, aloof, affectionate, quiet and independent.
Notes: Please note that Orange is being treated at the time of the behavior assessment. This condition may affect some of the behaviors shown during evaluation. Orange at the time of the assessment was displaying calm behavior, does not come to the front of the kennel but allows assessor to interact with him, tolerates all petting. When attempting to pick up Orange he backs away and no longer wants to be touched. Orange is displaying behavior appropriate for an experienced cat owner.
Reaction to assessor: does not come to front but appears calm
When spoken quietly: does not come to front but appears calm
Reaction to door cage opening: remains calm
Reaction to touch: does not seek attention, allows petting
Try picking cat up: Orange does not allow handling
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