Oriental Shorthair Cat
Potential Health Issues
Oriental Shorthair cats are a relatively healthy breed, but like any cat, they are susceptible to injuries, illnesses and hereditary disorders. The good news is that cats tend to have fewer serious health issues than dogs, but no pet is 100% immune from potential health issues.
Here is a list of potential health issues that your Shorthair might face during his or her lifetime.
|Condition||Cost to Treat|
|Bladder Stones||$800 to $1,000|
|Broken Leg||$500 to $5,000|
|Cancer||$5,000 to $20,000|
|Cataracts||$2,000 to $3,000 per eye|
|Cruciate Ligament Tear||$2,000 to $4,000|
|Dental Issues||$250 to $1,500|
|Heart Disease||$5,000 to $20,000|
|Hip Dysplasia||$4,000 to $6,000|
Source: Cat Health Conditions
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What Coverage Should You Should Have?
These are the most important pet insurance coverage options you should have as the proud owner of an Oriental Shorthair.
Note: There are no pet insurance companies that cover pre-existing conditions.
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How Much Does it Cost?
The short answer is that it depends.
As the owner of an Oriental 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||$32/mo.|
|Los Angeles, California||$29/mo.|
Note: Full coverage for three year-old Oriental Shorthair