Articles by Kathryn

Rescue Dog Fights for Her Life and Captures Hearts

We adopted Ruby from the New Hampshire SPCA. She was 8 years old and in rough shape, requiring a triple mastectomy before we could even take her home. After a week she was up and around, happy and full of … Continue reading

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An Extra-Special Maine Coon

Dayle, my 10 year old Maine Coon Mix, was unlike any kitten I had ever seen! He was born with seven toes on each of his front feet, a true genetic mutation but he was all mine! Little did either … Continue reading

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Bringing Her Baby Hound Back Home: Sierra’s Pet Insurance Story

Sierra is my loveable but lazy two and half year old Blue Tick Coonhound. Last summer I woke up to find my rug in a ball moved away from the door. At the time, I was also fostering another dog … Continue reading

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Thanking Her Lucky Stars

Trupanion is an awesome company! Their service is outstanding on turnaround time for claims submitted and the personal touch of checking in to see how your pet is recovering. I thank my lucky stars for so many reasons, from Kings … Continue reading

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Disease Disrupts Dog’s Love of Food

We adopted Halo from Guiding Eyes for the Blind almost four years ago. Right away, she became our angel. She was so sweet and extremely obedient. She loved her food but if you didn’t tell her that it was okay … Continue reading

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Star-Spangled Pet Names

In the spirit of Independence Day, Trupanion looked into its database of insured pets to see what patriotic names have made an impression on dog and cat owners across the U.S. Patriotism has influenced the names of a number of … Continue reading

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A Cavalier’s Quick Introduction to Trupanion

Our family is sold on Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, so when it was time to get a new puppy, we knew it had to be a Cavalier. Their melting expressions, loving and playful dispositions, and desire to simply be with you are … Continue reading

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Strong Bonds Fight a Mystery Illness

One day, a grey cat appeared in my backyard. I gave her some food and a few days later she came back and brought kittens. She kept coming back, even through a second pregnancy.  I had no intention of keeping … Continue reading

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A Holiday Emergency Elicits Aid

Just before Christmas, Noodle, my Brussels Griffon started bleeding from his nose. The next morning, after a sleepless night of trying to keep him calm and wiping a never-ending drip of blood from his nose and beard we brought him to the … Continue reading

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Pet Insurance Story: Coming Through When He Needed It Most

I adopted Louie at 2 years old. He was very healthy and energetic. Having other Dachshunds and knowing their history of back issues, I was anxious to have him insured not knowing what the future might hold. When I heard … Continue reading

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