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Offline Stuart

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Re: Holy Moly vet bill
« Reply #13 on: December 10, 2018, 18:57:31 PM »
I think they make it up as they go along Rosella

Heather, I didn't renew My Robbies insurance as I was told "because of the type of cancer he has, there is nothing that can be done" I wish I renewed now  >:(

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Re: Holy Moly vet bill
« Reply #12 on: December 10, 2018, 06:18:45 AM »
Dinah has cost us £750 since 3 nights ago.  Includes an out of hours emergency consult of £150.  Yes cats are ruddy expensive especially when they refuse to show pain at vets and send us off on fruitless investigations   :doh:  Initially thought to be bladder trouble has turned out to be back pain.

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Re: Holy Moly vet bill
« Reply #11 on: December 09, 2018, 21:26:13 PM »
I think the repeat consult charge was a bit much; surely that should have been part of the original treatment. I would have expected the consult to be free.
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Re: Holy Moly vet bill
« Reply #10 on: November 23, 2018, 19:11:18 PM »
My cat Silvie had 4 x-rays, a drip and examination 2 weeks ago. £495. Today she had a nasal swab done, a weeks supply of steroids and a 2 week lasting antibiotics injection. £145. Why the bum did I cancel her insurance earlier this year :censored:

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Re: Holy Moly vet bill
« Reply #9 on: November 23, 2018, 17:03:15 PM »
 :evillaugh: :evillaugh: :evillaugh:

I'm afraid not, I was signing on behalf of my Sister ;D :evillaugh:
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Re: Holy Moly vet bill
« Reply #8 on: November 23, 2018, 15:15:40 PM »
 :evillaugh: :evillaugh:

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Re: Holy Moly vet bill
« Reply #7 on: November 23, 2018, 14:46:22 PM »
 :innocent: Did you read the consent form before adding your pawprint?   :innocent:

Especially the very small and very faint print about the ambulance and the police escort  :shify: to an emergency manicure appointment  :naughty: in the event of the veterinarian breaking a nail during the procedure.  :sneaky:
 
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Re: Holy Moly vet bill
« Reply #6 on: November 23, 2018, 12:58:29 PM »
I knew I should have added more LOL the vet stated that the wound was nice and clean and free from infection, she did say she would trim the dead skin around the wound tho, Totally agree with you Firefox, this was a wound that was seen by another vet, this new vet didn't take temperature or question why the wound had opened up again? hey ho, My sister has calmed down a bit now, she understood the sedation but it was the bit for one stitch that was driving her nuts  >:(

thanks for the replies ;)

Aye Liz, ah ken fit like your vet bills are LOL
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Re: Holy Moly vet bill
« Reply #5 on: November 23, 2018, 10:32:44 AM »
YES I THINK ITS SOUNDS ABOUT RIGHT, EXPENSIVE THINGS CATS LOL

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Re: Holy Moly vet bill
« Reply #4 on: November 23, 2018, 09:12:59 AM »
About right as he was sedated to debride the wound clean and stitch and all the nice drugs, that's why you had to go back after 2 hours its the sedation that is the killer part as they need vet, nurse and anethatist  to all be on hand

If its any help my bills for this week so far are 3 times that :)
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Re: Holy Moly vet bill
« Reply #3 on: November 23, 2018, 05:37:58 AM »


Good point, Firefox. 

That said, Moray had an abcess on his ear and needed part of it cutting off  :-[ but we were charged nothing like that.  Then I guess it's easier to excise dead tissue than clean dead tissue from say a leg, flank or neck.


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Re: Holy Moly vet bill
« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2018, 04:14:23 AM »
The need to 'flush/ debride' the wound (remove dead tissue and other gunk) might suggest the wound was infected. Your comment that the wound healed  superficially, only to reopen, might fit with that.

However it does not sound like that was in any way communicated to you when giving supposedly informed consent!  :shocked:
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Holy Moly vet bill
« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2018, 19:09:30 PM »
So my Sister got in touch with me as one of her cats "Mowgli" needed a trip to the vet, poor Sis is currently a bit under the weather due to a tooth extraction
anyway, Mowgli had recently been in the wars and had a small wound on his shoulder, the vet looked at it, cleaned it and My sister was told this would heal normally
(which it did) this visit cost around £30
Unfortunately, Mowglie kept licking it and it opened up again hence the reason why I took Him down, this teenage vet took one look and said
"We will put a stitch in that, I'll just need you to sign the consent form" from entering the room to leaving, it took 5 minutes, I had to go back and pick Mowgli up 2 hours later.

I was also handed the bill  :shocked: does this seem reasonable to you guys?
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