American Wirehair Cats
American Wirehair Cat Overview
The American Wirehair is a domestic breed of cat that can trace its roots to Update New York. It is a descendent of the American Wirehair, which is why they share many of the same characteristics, including health issues.
Potential Health Issues
American Wirehair cats are a very healthy breed, but like any cat susceptible to hereditary disorders and other health issues like cancer and ligament tears. Here is a sample of some recent pet insurance claims for American Wirehair cats.
|Condition||Cost to Treat|
|Broken Leg||$500 to $5,000|
|Cruciate Ligament Tear||$2,000 to $4,000|
|Heart Disease||$5,000 to $20,000|
|Hip Dysplasia||$4,000 to $6,000|
|Bladder Stones||$800 to $1,000|
|Cancer||$5,000 to $20,000|
|Cataracts||$2,000 to $3,000 per eye|
|Dental Issues||$250 to $1,500|
Source: Cat Health Conditions
Top Pet Insurers for American Wirehair Cats
These are the most popular companies for American Wirehair cats based on coverage, price and customer satisfaction.
Full List: Pet Insurance Companies
What Coverage Should You Should Have?
These are the most important pet insurance coverage options you should have as the proud owner of an American Wirehair.
Note: There are no pet insurance companies that cover pre-existing conditions.
Learn More: Pet Health Insurance 101
How Much Does it Cost?
The short answer is that it depends…
As the owner of a Manx the good news is that rates are low because they are a relatively healthy breed.
Here are some sample rates across the country to give you an idea of what a plan might cost you.
|New York, New York||$24/month|
|Los Angeles, California||$21/month|
Note: Full coverage for three year-old American Wirehair cat.