Colorpoint Shorthair Cats
Did You Know?
The Colorpoint Shorthair cat are cousins to Siamese cats. They originated in England in the 1940’s and have gained popularity in both Europe and the U.S. ever since.
They are a very affectionate cat breed and compassionate and empathetic to their owners.
Potential Health Issues
Colorpoint Shorthairs are a very healthy breed, but like any cat, they are susceptible to injuries, illnesses and hereditary disorders. Here is a list of potential health issues that you should keep an eye on.
- Eye Problems (crossed eyes)
- Liver Disorders (amyloidosis)
- Dental Issues
- Breathing Issues (asthma)
- Congenital Heart Defects
Health Coverage Options
There are a lot of great health coverage options when it comes to Colorpoint shorthair cats. In fact, there are over twenty pet insurance companies that will cover your cat!
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These are the most important pet insurance coverage options you should have as the proud owner of a Colorpoint Shorthair.
- Accident Coverage
- Illness Coverage
- Emergency Care
- Hereditary Conditions
- Cancer Coverage
- Orthopedic Conditions
- Prescription Meds
- Wellness and Routine Care
Learn More: Pet Health Insurance 101
How Much Does Pet Insurance Cost?
The short answer is that it depends.
As the owner of a Colorpoint Shorthair 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
- Dallas, Texas – $19/month
Note: Sample prices for three year-old Colorpoint Shorthair, prices vary by company and coverage selection