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Meet Skittles: A 5 Year old Feline with a Pyometra


Skittles presented with abdominal swelling. After an examination it was determined that she had an infected uterus or pyometra. Because of the deadlines of this condition, it was determined that she needed to have surgery as soon as possible.


The next day Skittles was spayed to remove the infected uterus. Her surgery went well and she recovered nicely.


Below are skittles procedures and the costs for the pyometra surgery.

X-rays- $150
Pre-op bloodwork- $60
Pyometra procedure- $220
Anesthesia- $125
IV catheter, fluids, and fluid pump- $115
Antibiotics- $22
Post op pain medication- $13
Protective medical pet shirt- $28

TOTAL- $733


Skittles recovered well and is back to being herself!

This story is posted with the permission on her family and we thank them for letting us share it.

Pet Type: Cat
Pet Breed: Domestic short hair
Pet Date of Birth: 04/02/2014
Treatment Cost (USD): $733.00
Provider Name: Dr. Tracy Morgan
Provider Business Name: Jarrettsville Vet Center
3961 Norrisville Rd
Jarrettsville, Maryland 21084
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