Bruce's Medical Fund

My name is Jared and my cat's name is Bruce. His full name is Bruce Stringbean Prager, and he also goes by Brucie, Bruce Moose, Brucie Boy, and "My little monster man." He's one-and-a-half years old and recently decided to eat about a dozen or so elastic hair-ties.

This made him very, very sick. My girlfriend and I took him to urgent care at our neighborhood animal hospital and spent hours waiting for answers as to what he needs in order to be healthy. He got most of the hair-ties out of his system naturally, but there remained a blockage in his intestines that required emergency surgery. 

This surgery is fortunately common enough due to how pets tend to eat things they shouldn't, and despite how difficult this period of time has been for us and my monster man, he completed surgery and is on-track to being fully healed. 

The reason why I'm raising money is because of the medical costs. Since this was all so sudden, the costs came to us in one huge blow without options for financing. Unfortunately, we've gone through savings and credit cards, and the costs are still much more than we can handle at this time.  We're just two millenials struggling with ridiculous student loans. 

We're asking for help from friends, family, and anyone who understands that you'd pay any price to have your little guy bouncing around the house again.  Bruce means the world to us. Your help means the world to us.

A breakdown of medical costs can be found below:

Exam, Urgent/Emergent Care - $169.00
Radiograph, 2 View Abdomen - $200.00
Sedation for Radiographs - $65.00
Hospitalization, Level 2, Initial - $130.00
Lactated Ringers Fluids - 1000ml Adminis - $33.00
Fluorescein Stain - $30.00
Tobramycin 0.3% Ophthalmic Solution - $28.00
Istat Blood Analysis CHEM 8 - $85.00
Radiograph, Emergency Read (Stat) - $100.00
Hospitalization, Level 2, OVN - $130.00
Ultrasound - $475.00
Anzemet 20mg/1 ml Injection - $31.00
Profile and CBC - $180.00
Protonic Injection 4mg/ml - $27.00
Premedication and Induction - $115.00
Fentanyl 50mcg/ml Injection - $39.00
Cefazolin 100mg/ml Injection - $25.00
VetStarch Fluid - $14.00
Acepromazine 1mg/ml Injection - $25.00
Anesthesia, Emergency, up to 1 hour - $595.00
Anesthesia, Emergency, add'l 30 mins - $180.00
FSS, Exploratory Laparotomy - $650.00
FSS, Enterotomy 1 - $450.00
Sx, OR use - Feline and Small Dog - $125.00
FSS, Specialist On Call Emerg Fee - $850.00
Sx, Suture/Pack - $42.00
Gabapentin 50mg/ml Liquid - $23.00
Blood Pressure Continuous - $60.00
Lactated Ringers Fluids - 250mls (bag) - $23.00
Potassium Chloride 2mEq/ml Injection - $25.00
Potassium Chloride 2mEq/ml Injection - $25.00
Ketamine Hcl 100mg/ml Injection - $25.00
Hospitalization, Level 2, PM - $130.00
Fentanyl 50mcg/ml Injection - $36.00
Hospitalization, Level 2, OVN - $130.00
Blood Gas Analysis - $85.00
Anzemet 20mg/1ml Injection - $31.00
Protonic Injection 4mg/ml - $27.00
Hospitalization, Level 2, AM - $130.00
Blood Pressure (bp) Check - $50.00
Hospitalization, Level 2, PM - $130.00
Blood Pressure (bp) Check - $50.00
Hospitalization, Levl 2, OVN - $130.00
Anzemet 20mg/1ml Injection - $30.00
Protonix Injection 4mg/ml - $26.00
Pro-Pectalin Gel 1 Tube - $36.00
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