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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Swallowed Hair Bands

This week’s featured pet insurance claim is about a 2-year-old cat named Poe. Curious kitties may sometimes get into things they shouldn’t and in Poe’s case, he accidentally swallowed a hair band!

Poe went into the veterinary clinic where he received radiographs and surgery to remove the foreign object. He stayed at the clinic for three days to rest and receive medications.

Total claim amount: $2,002.84
Deductible applied: -$0.00
Exam fees: -$0.00
10% co-insurance: -$200.28
Trupanion repaid: $1,802.56

About Stacy @Trupanion

Stacy Kowalchuk is a dog mom to her rescued Whippet-mix, Ellie. During the week, you can find Stacy surfing (the internet, that is) and managing Trupanion's presence in the social media world. In her free time, Stacy likes to bake, especially cupcakes! To balance her culinary affinity, she also likes to stay active, especially with activities that include her dog such as hiking and going to dog parks.

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