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Riachu: A 7 Year Old Male Cat That Needed to be Unblocked

Symptoms:

Riachu presented with trouble urinating and blood in the urine. After an examination and some bloodwork and a urinalysis, it was determined that he had a urinary blockage.

Diagnosis:

In order to help Riachu, he needed to have an unblock procedure and a unitary catheter placed so that he could properly urinate again.

Treatment:

Riachu had this procedure and is now doing well. Below are the procedures that he had and their costs.

Pre-op bloodwork- $170
Hospitalization- $60
Unblock procedure- $200
Anesthesia- $125
X-rays- $50
IV catheter, fluids, and fluid pump- $115
Post op pain medications- $10
Prazosin tablets- $17
Antibiotics- $20
Protective e-collar- $15

TOTAL- $782

Conclusion:

Riachu is now on a prescription food to help maintain urinary health. He is doing great, and back to his old self.

His story was posted with permission from his owner, and we thank them for letting us share it.

Pet Type: Cat
Pet Breed: Domestic short hair
Pet Date of Birth: 01/29/2012
Treatment Cost (USD): $782.00
Provider Name: Dr. Dara Ahrens
Provider Business Name: Jarrettsville Vet Center
Address:
3961 Norrisville Rd
Jarrettsville, Maryland 21084
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