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Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 02:07 pm
I took my darling Smokey for her annual kitty wellness check up with the local vets. Her general health is excellent, though she is a bit podgy (5.02 kilos) and yet again I need to cut down her kibble. I’m sure it’s those treats; probably if we stuck to food she’d lose that weight.

The down side is that she has dental disease on two bottom teeth either side and will have to have them removed pretty sharpish. I have made an appointment for 28 September for this. Probable cost (sharp intake of breath) anything between £800 and £1,000 once you’ve taken into account blood tests, x-rays, anaesthetic and so on. This is more than my monthly income, and will have to come out of savings. She is insured, but I don’t think it covers dental problems; in fact I’m sure it doesn’t because I just checked. Interestingly, it covers things like acupuncture and homeopathy, neither of which work.
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Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 01:45 pm
I took Smokey for her annual trip to the vet to make sure she's in good shape: she is indeed in fine fettle, the only moan being that she's a bit pudgy and could do with losing some weight.

I agreed to try to feed her fewer treats. She won't like that much. However, I will try.

In other news, there is no other news.