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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Hairball

Does your kitty ever get hairballs? This pet insurance claim example shows you just how much it could cost to treat issues with hairballs. Domino’s veterinary bill totaled over $2,000!

Domino the 6-year-old Maine Coon cat recently went to the vet for a hairball obstruction. Fortunately veterinarians were able to take care of the problem with medicine, as opposed to invasive surgery. After two days of care, Domino was allowed to go home and enjoy life, hairball-free!

Total claim amount: $2,268.00
Deductible applied: -$1,000.00
Exam fees: -$135.00
10% co-insurance: -$113.30
Trupanion repaid: $1,019.70

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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