Q: I've had my cat for 16 years and have not kept up with his license. I need to bring him to the vet. Will I be fined?
I have had my cat for 16 years. He's an indoor cat and only ventures out to the screened in porch on occasion but never goes outside the porch and does not come into contact with other cats or other animals. Well, maybe the occasional lizard or spider. He's been very healthy this entire time and has never needed to see the vet. I did not keep up with his license. I now would like to bring him to the vet for a checkup because he is 16 years old and probably needs one at this point. When I bring him to the vet will they give me a hard time about not keeping up with his license? Will they refuse to treat him, or treat him and not give him back because I never kept up with his license? And other than having to pay for his license, will they charge me for all of the years I never paid for? Or fine me?
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