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Mixed Breed Cats

Mixed Breed Cat Overview

The fact that your cat is a mixed breed is a good thing because mixed breed animals, including both cats and dogs, are less susceptible to hereditary disorders and genetic health issues.

Potential Health Issues

Mixed Breed cats have an average life expectancy of 12-14 years old. And despite the fact that Mixed Breed cats are mixed, there are still some health issues to consider. Here is a sample of health issues based on annual pet insurance claims data.


Condition Avg. Cost to Treat
Bladder Stones $985
Cancer – Abdominal Wall $813
Cancer – Mouth $1,102
Cancer – Liver $779
Cancer – Nasal Cavity $927
Cataracts $2,000 to $3,000 per eye
Cruciate Ligament Tear $2,000 to $4,000
Malignant Skin Mass $1,508
Skin Abscess $458
Tooth Extraction $924


Learn More: What Does Pet Insurance Cover?


What Coverage Should You Should Have?

These are the most important pet insurance coverage options you should have as the proud owner of a mixed breed cat.

Health Issue Covered?
Accident Coverage Yes
Illness Coverage Yes
Emergency Care Yes
Hereditary Conditions Yes
Cancer Coverage Yes
Orthopedic Conditions Yes
Prescription Meds Yes
Wellness & Routine Care Optional
Pre-Existing Conditions No


How Much Does it Cost?

The short answer is that it depends. The good news for you is that cat insurance is a lot cheaper than dog insurance. Pet insurance companies generate prices based on your pets breed, age and zip code. Here are some sample prices across the country to give you an idea of what a plan might cost you.

Location Price
Sacramento, California $32/mo.
New York, New York $34/mo.
Houston, Texas $30/mo.


Note: Full coverage for three year-old Mixed Breed cat


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