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Full title: Notice of First and Final Application for Compensation and Reimbursement of Expenses. (Related document(s):521 Application for Compensation) Filed by The Claro Group, LLC (Attachments: # 1 Service List) (Mercer, Kell) (Entered: 02/05/2021)

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FIRST AND FINAL FEE APPLICATION FOR ALLOWANCE OF COMPENSATION AND REIMBURSEMENT OF EXPENSES FOR THE PERIOD OF NOVEMBER 8, 2019 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2020 PLEASE TAKE NOTICEthat The Claro Group, LLC (“Claro”), providing Douglas J. Brickley as Chief Restructuring Officer (“CRO”) and certain additional personnel in the above-referenced bankruptcy cases of Veterinary Care, Inc. D/B/A VitalPet, et al. D/B/A VitalPet (“VCI”) and TVET Management LLC (“Management”), and collectively with VCI, the “Debtors”), filed its First and Final Application for Allowance of Compensation and Reimbursement of Expenses for the Period of November 8, 2019 through December 31, 2020 (the “Application”).Copies of the Application may be (i) requested from counsel to Claro using the contact information below; (ii) inspected in the office of the Clerk of the Bankruptcy Court during normal business hours; and (iii) downloaded from the Bankruptcy Court’s website at http://www.txs.uscourts.gov/bankruptcy.Kell C. Mercer Kell C. Mercer Texas Bar No. 24007668 COUNSEL TO THE CLARO GROUP, LLC CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that on February 5, 2021, a true and correct copy of the foregoing Notice was served via the Court’s CM/ECF system upon those parties subscribing thereto and upon the parties on the attached service list.

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IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS HOUSTON DIVISION § IN RE: § § Case No. 19-35736 VETERINARY CARE, INC., et al., § § Chapter 11 DEBTORS. § NOTICE OF FILING FIRST AND FINAL FEE APPLICATION FOR ALLOWANCE OF COMPENSATION AND REIMBURSEMENT OF EXPENSES FOR THE PERIOD OF NOVEMBER 8, 2019 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2020 PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that The Claro Group, LLC (“Claro”), providing Douglas J. Brickley as Chief Restructuring Officer (“CRO”) and certain additional personnel in the above-referenced bankruptcy cases of Veterinary Care, Inc. D/B/A VitalPet, et al. (Veterinary Care, Inc. D/B/A VitalPet (“VCI”) and TVET Management LLC (“Management”), and collectively with VCI, the “Debtors”), filed its First and Final Application for Allowance of Compensation and Reimbursement of Expenses for the Period of November 8, 2019 through December 31, 2020 (the “Application”). THE APPLICATION SEEKS AN ORDER THAT MAY ADVERSELY AFFECT YOU. IF YOU OPPOSE THE APPLICATION, YOU SHOULD IMMEDIATELY CONTACT THE MOVING PARTY TO RESOLVE THE DISPUTE. IF YOU AND THE MOVING PARTY CANNOT AGREE, YOU MUST FILE A RESPONSE AND SEND A COPY TO THE MOVING PARTY. YOU MUST FILE AND SERVE YOUR RESPONSE WITHIN TWENTY-ONE (21) DAYS OF THE DATE THIS WAS SERVED ON YOU. YOUR RESPONSE MUST STATE WHY THE APPLICATION SHOULD NOT BE GRANTED. IF YOU DO NOT FILE A TIMELY RESPONSE, THE RELIEF MAY BE GRANTED WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE TO YOU. IF YOU OPPOSE THE APPLICATION AND HAVE NOT REACHED AN AGREEMENT, YOU MUST ATTEND THE HEARING. UNLESS THE PARTIES AGREE OTHERWISE, THE COURT MAY CONSIDER EVIDENCE AT THE HEARING AND MAY DECIDE TO GRANT THE RELIEF REQUESTED IN THE APPLICATION AT THE HEARING. REPRESENTED PARTIES SHOULD ACT THROUGH THEIR ATTORNEY.

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Pursuant to the Application, Claro respectfully requests allowance on a final basis compensation of professional fees in the amount of $1,445,688.17 and reimbursement of expenses in the amount of $23,219.91. Of these amounts, $1,137,316.14 in professional fees have previously been paid pursuant to applicable interim fee procedures. Additionally, $23,219.91 in expenses have previously been reimbursed pursuant to applicable interim fee procedures. An unpaid balance of $308,372.03 remains. Claro is holding $28,000 in pre-petition retainer funds and requests permission to apply the retainer to the unpaid balance. Claro requests that the Liquidating Trustee be authorized and directed to pay the balance of $280,372.03. Copies of the Application may be (i) requested from counsel to Claro using the contact information below; (ii) inspected in the office of the Clerk of the Bankruptcy Court during normal business hours; and (iii) downloaded from the Bankruptcy Court’s website at http://www.txs.uscourts.gov/bankruptcy. Please note that prior registration with the PACER Service Center and payment of a fee may be required to access such documents. Dated: February 5, 2021 Kell C. Mercer, PC 1602 E. Cesar Chavez Street Austin, Texas 78702 (512) 627-3512 kell.mercer@mercer-law-pc.com By: /s/ Kell C. Mercer Kell C. Mercer Texas Bar No. 24007668 COUNSEL TO THE CLARO GROUP, LLC CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that on February 5, 2021, a true and correct copy of the foregoing Notice was served via the Court’s CM/ECF system upon those parties subscribing thereto and upon the parties on the attached service list. /s/ Kell C. Mercer Kell C. Mercer