PetPartners, Inc. is an indirect corporate affiliate of PetPlace.com. PetPlace may be compensated when you click on or make a purchase using the links in this article.
Trying to figure out if pet insurance is right for you can be difficult. Here is the question…..”Can you afford an unexpected thousand bucks expense?” Or even more? If not, and not many of us can, then you should consider pet insurance.
Medical care for cats, including diagnostic tests and treatment options, is becoming increasingly more sophisticated. Treatments and procedures are now available that were not previously possible. With that comes a price.
For example, a cat that is sick and not eating for which blood work and 24 hours of hospitalization is recommended may cost between $450.00 to $900.00 depending on large depending on the specific treatment and where in the country you live. Many cats also undergo treatment for various types of cancer that can require surgery, radiation and/or chemotherapy.
Good quality cat care can be costly. And if an unexpected expense would be difficult for your budget, then you should consider pet insurance.
Here are 2 more questions to help you determine if pet insurance is right for you…
- Do you love your cat?
- Do you want the best care for your cat?
If you answer is yes to these two questions, again, you should consider pet insurance.
As a veterinarian, I love to see cat owners with pet insurance. Pet owners that come to our emergency hospital with pet insurance don’t have the stress of compromising care because of costs. They don’t have to decline treatments or even consider euthanasia due to their limited budgets.
Cat owners with pet insurance have the comfort of knowing that they can do the best thing for their cats because they have pet insurance.
There will come a time when your pet will need medical attention. With a pet Insurance policy, you will have peace of mind knowing you have help paying the medical costs for your cat’s accidents, emergencies, poisonings or illnesses – including cancer.
Pet insurance coverage is available for dogs, cats, birds and exotic pets. Optional routine pet insurance coverage is also available, because regular veterinary care is critical to the long-term health of your pet. This includes vaccines and other routine “wellness” care.
With most Pet Insurance providers, you are free to use any licensed veterinarian anywhere, even when you’re away from home.
Is Pet Insurance Right for you?
The best pet insurance offers coverage that’s broad enough for whatever care your pet needs and with enough options to get the perfect coverage for you and your pet.
Are you pet crazy? Sign up for our email newsletter and get the latest health and wellness info, useful tips, product recalls, fun stuff, and so much more!