Russian Blue Cats

Potential Health Issues for Russian Blue Cats

Russian Blue cats are a healthy breed but like every purebred cat is susceptible to health issues. As the proud parent of a Russian Blue you need to keep an eye on hereditary disorders, accidents and other illnesses. Here is a sample of conditions and the cost of treatment to be aware of.

ConditionCost to Treat
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
Ligament Tear$2,000 to $4,000
Dental Issues$250 to $1,500

 

Source: Cat Health Conditions

 

What Coverage Should You Should Have?

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

Coverage
Accidents
Emergency Care
Illnesses
Cancer Coverage
Prescription Meds
Orthopedic Issues
Hereditary Conditions
Routine CareO
Pre-Existing Conditions

 

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 Russian Blue 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.

LocationPrice
New York, New York$26/mo.
Sacramento, California$23/mo.
Houston, Texas$19/mo.

 

Note: Full coverage for a three year-old Russian Blue

 

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