Bengal Cat Overview
Did You Know?
The Bengal cat was officially named in 1974 by Bill Engler. however, there are some who are unsure of the true origins of this breed’s name.
So the mystery continues…
Bengal Cat Health
Unfortunately, every type of purebred cat is susceptible to genetic and hereditary health issues. Including Bengal cats. Here is a list of potential health issues to keep an eye on as the owner of a Bengal cat.
|Condition||Cost 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|
|Cruciate Ligament Tear||$2,000 to $4,000|
|Dental Issues||$250 to $1,500|
Source: Cat Health Conditions
Top Pet Insurance for Bengal Cats
These are the most popular companies for Bengal cats based on coverage, price and customer satisfaction.
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Coverage to Focus
These are the most important pet insurance coverage options you should have as the proud owner of a Bengal cat. All five pet insurance companies listed include standard coverage, which is what we recommend.
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 Bengal cat 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||$28/mo.|
Note: Major Medical coverage for three year-old Bengal cat.