Monday, January 9, 2012

Everyday I'm hustlin' (for my damn cat)

I brought Bosco to the vet today which is always fun times. He is a very good cat when he goes. He doesn't try to bite or scratch the vet and all I have to do to get him into the carrier is open the door. He has no idea what's going on and is all "oh cool a new thing I can crawl into...wait...NOOOOOOO!" At least this is what I imagine he says.

The vet tells me that he lost about a pound which is good because he is fat. He now weighs 16lbs rather than 17lbs. What's not good is that he needs a dental cleaning. Being a life long cat owner I know that this is going to cost me approximately one of my kidneys, possible a spleen as well.

The cost of today's visit totaled $317.00

The cost of the dental surgery will be between $500-$600.  I'm guessing it will be more than that. Poor baby though. I could see that his gums were inflamed and one tooth looks really bad. He's on antibiotics for ten days. Good thing he eats anything so I can sprinkle it in his food.

So this cat lady needs to hustle and earn some more green. I can see it now, hanging out on the street corner.

Random lady: "I need money to support my 5 kids."

Me: "I need to pay for my cat's dental cleaning."

Everyday I'm hustlin'

He's lucky he's so cute. He really is a trophy cat. He sits at home all day. I work and bring home the cat food and cuddle with him and tell him how cute he is.

I am attempting to train him to be more helpful around the house. I'm starting slow with teaching him how to brush my hair.


14 comments:

  1. Awwww he is absolutely adorable. Good luck getting his bills paid for. He deserves it with just how adorable he is.

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  2. Aww, cutie! Good luck with the bills, I know that game all too well.

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  3. The things we do for our pets! LOL

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  4. Awww he is cute! But alas, this post is one of the reasons I don't yet own a kitty of my own. Bitches be expensive!

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  5. Awww he's so cute! I feel the same way about going to the vet. I have to take the dogs but I know I can never afford everything they need.

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  6. That is the main difference between having pets and having kids. At least with kids, you can make them get a job and start earning their own money. Pets don't really have a way to bring home the bacon.

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  7. Holy hell how did you rack up $300 of vet bills?! Insanity!!! Thank God my cat is a cheap date. My dog on the other hand... Now I ain't sayin' she's a gold digger...

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  8. Oh man! Bosco is a fat kitty!

    Ming has a potentially expensive vet appointment for his next check up. We are using this plug in right now that releases a hormone to chill him out, but if that doesn't work he will have to go on meds. He's stressed :(

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  9. Awww, my dog needs to get that done in the near future as well. We're hoping I can get a job first.

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  10. @Mark - Thank you! I'll figure it out but it is quite the hit to the wallet.

    @Vanessa - Thanks :)

    @B - seriously! They don't know how good they have it.

    @Gia - true dat G!

    @Rose - It's crazy how much money it is!

    @Harley - I wish I knew! It's ridic.

    @Shelly - Awww I hope Mings is doing better!

    @Kathy - I think I need a second job for this ha.

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  11. I hear ya. My cat needs to go to the vet, but I just don't have $$$ in the bank right now. Not enough to deal with what I know will happen anyway.

    Your cat is adorable. You're lucky it's fat. My cat weighs between 4 and 5 pounds. I'm pretty sure she's just gonna break one day.

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  12. awww, cute cat! you should totally train him to cook your dinner also, especially if you like fish....

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  13. You're in luck. I'm going to open a feline dental practice to pay for my ticket to Vegas. I'll give Bosco a discount on braces

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  14. Your cat is fortunate to have as gracious of a owner as you. I would have been brushing my cat's teeth on my own.

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