Emergency Visit

A Unblocking Procedure on a 7 Year Old DSH Cat


Riachu came into Jarrettsville Vet Center because he was having trouble walking. After an examination it was determined that he had a urinary blockage.


In order to remove the blockage, x-rays were taken and a treatment plan was able to be implemented. Riachu was hospitalized and a urinary catheter was sued to clear the blockage. Riachu did not have a history of urinary tract infections or previous blockages.


Below is a list of procedures that Riachu received while he was treated. It also includes their prices:

Initial Exam- $50
Unblock Cat Procedure- $200
IV Catheter/Fluids- $90
Fluid Pump- $25
2 Days of Hospitalization- $120
Single View X-Ray- $50
Blood Work (CBC/ T4/ Superchem/ UA/ Fecal)- $170
Anesthesia- $125
Clavomox Drops- $20
Prazosin Capsules- $10

Total- $860


Riachu recovered well and his owner stated ” he is doing great”. He is drinking more water and they are monitoring him at home to ensure that no other blockages occur.

This story was posted with permission by the pet’s owner and it was written by a JVC employee.

Pet Type: Cat
Pet Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Pet Date of Birth: 01/11/2012
Treatment Cost (USD): $860.00
Provider Name: Joe Schmoe
Provider Business Name: Jarrettsville Vet Center
3961 Norrisville Rd
jarrettsville vet
Jarrettsville, Maryland 21084
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