New onset heart murmur

9
Out of 10

My 18 month old kitten began running a fever so I took her to my vet for a check up. My Vet hear a heart murmur that had not been there 2 weeks prior when Lucy had a check up and shots. She put Lucy on antibiotics for a week and had me bring her back in 5 days hoping Lucy was dehydrated and that was what was causing the murmur. We went back for the recheck and the murmur was still present so my Vet sent me to a specialty hospital to a cardiologist for further testing and she found Lucy has Aortic Stenosis. Needless to say I was devastated at the diagnosis but relieved to have Embrace and hoped everything would be covered. Now I have to say, I have had Embrace now for a little over two years and was debating on whether or not I would keep it. I adopted a kitten in the summer of 2009 and researched pet insurance, I have had pets all my life but had been told for the most part pet insurance is a waste of money. Embrace by far had the most positive reviews so I decided to try it. Within, I believe, 2 months of adopting my kitten she became ill and was hospitalized. A few months later she again became ill and was hospitalized. The total bill was around $1100.00. Although Embrace did give me a little bit of a hard time, my Vet had to call them, they did pay both claims after speaking with my Vet and I was extremely pleased. The only issue I had is they made me have an expensive test done on my kitten before they would keep her on the insurance. Last year neither of my

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Injury/illness
Cardiac issue
Claim Amount
$500 - $1000
Breed

Mixed Breed

Age of Pet
1 - 8

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