Compensation and a clean bill of health

I wrote in before about my kitty who was poisoned from Hartz flea spray. It’s been over a month now, and after some very scary days of vomiting, foaming at the mouth, diarrhea, and dropping down to 4.9 pounds, 4 vet visits, IV’s, etc.. I’m glad to say she pulled through. Luckily she was a healthy cat to begin with and I got her into the vet right away. It took a couple weeks for her to start eating and drinking right again, and after her body purged out all the toxins and she got very skeletal, she won the battle.
Someone asked if anyone successfully got compensated from Hartz. I just got a check in today. I had sent in proper documentation (ie…copies of the vet bills, a statement from myself and from my vet, the receipt and upc code from the bottle). The letter stated “after a review of the file, it is not clear our product was at fault…..However as a gesture of goodwill, we are making a decision to reimburse you for professional services rendered…” The check doubles as a settlement agreement. I’m consulting a lawyer now because I believe that the product needs to be scrutinized, and frankley, I’m a bit pissed off that they consider this a “gesture of goodwill”. The vet statement clearly stated that the reaction my cat was having was directly related to the spray.
Anyways, thought this would be usefull to anyone wanting compensation or just hope.

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