TATUM RILEY – A1055161
Urgent 10-27-2015 Brooklyn
Tatum Riley – A1055161 – 1 ½ yr. female long-haired Tiffany mix
Tatum Riley A1055161 was found in front of the finder’s door last night on 10/16/15. She says that her daughter fed her and she has not left because she has a cat of her own inside of the home.
Behavior during intake
Tatum Riley is very friendly and allowed all handling-scanning(+), collaring and photographs. She purred when I pet her and I held her. She allowed to be carried and transferred into a kennel.
VC – MONITOR HYPERSALIVATION/APPETITE/VOMITING – LAST DAY OF CERENIA TODAY, STARTED PROPHYLACTIC DOXY, ABD RADS TAKEN YESTERDAY
S/O: Cat is Q/BAR, no v/d noted in cage, moderate ptyalism, oral exam wnl, cat knocked litter in food tray so difficult to tell if eating or not
A: Ptyalism DDx: Nausea, Open
P: Move to medical for monitoring and continue Cerenia; recheck tomorrow
VET CHECK – MONITOR CONDITION (VOMITING/HYPERSALIVATING)
BARH. ATTN SEEKING, ALLOWS ALL HANDLING. APPT OK. NO VOMITING. CLEAN LITTER BCS 3/9
TEETH CLEAN, HYPERSALIVATING- WORSENS/OCCURS WHEN HANDLED- NOTHING IN MOUTH, MILD SEROUS NASAL DISCHARGE, NO SNEEZE MARKS NOTED, EYES CLEAR, NO OCULAR DISCHARGE
COMFORTABLE ON ABDOMINAL PALPATION, FEW SMALL FECAL BALLS IN DISTAL COLON
ABD RADIOGRAPHS: LARGE AMOUNT OF GAS IN STOMACH AND DESCENDING COLON, NO OBSTRUCTIVE PATTERN NOTED
PARVO TEST NEG
COMBO TEST NEG
A: HISTORY OF VOMITING, HYPERSALIVATING — RULE OUT EARLY SIGNS OF URI VS GI UPSET VS, LESS LIKELY, GI FOREIGN BODY VS OTHER
P: REC PROPHYLACTIC DOXYCYCLINE 0.5ML PO Q24 X 10 DAYS AND CERENIA 0.2ML SQ Q24 X 2 DAYS. CONTINUE TO MONITOR WHILE AT BACC. GOOD PROGNOSIS AT THIS TIME
S: Hx of vomiting in cage
O: Noted hyperptyalism in cage. Very thin and mm. wasting noted. EENT: no abnormalities noted, except hyperptyalism (unable to see FB at oropharynx or string at tongue base). GU: Intact female; unable to detect abnormal renal contours. Neuro: BAR. Integument: unkempt haircoat. < 5% dehydrated. Food dishes were filled with litter, as was the bottom of the water dish. Soft, non-painful abdomen.
A: Hyperptyalism. Thin body condition. R/O infectious, inflammatory, metabolic disease vs toxicity vs other.
P: Cerenia 2 mg SC. 100 ml LRS SC.
Oral communication with 0844 and 1067: If ptylaism continues in the afternoon, abdominal XR should be performed and examination of oral cavity/oropharynx under sedation should be completed.
Continutation of Cernia and SC fluids will be determined by 0844 (present in afternoon).
Reaction to assessor: Tatum does not come to front but looks at you and relaxed
When spoken quietly: Tatum comes to the front of cage soliciting attention
Reaction to door cage opening: Tatum remains soft and relaxed
Reaction to touch: Tatum solicits petting and attention
Try picking cat up: Tatum is tolerant of this type of handling
Behavior Determination: Beginner
At the time of the assessment Tatum Riley was displaying friendly behavior, comes to the front of the kennel, interacts with the Assessor, solicits attention, is easy to handle and tolerates all petting. Tatum Riley is displaying behavior appropriate for a beginner cat owner.
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