Persian Cat Pet Insurance

 

Potential Persian Cat Health Problems

Persians have an average lifespan of 12 to 15 years. In fact, 76% of Persian cats live 10 years or more and 52% live over 12 years. They are a healthy breed of cat but like any purebred, they are susceptible to some hereditary disorders and other health problems.

Here is a sample of health issues and the average cost of treatment.

  • Kidney Disease – Varies
  • Progressive Retinal Atrophy – $2,000 to $3,000
  • Heart Disease – $5,000 to $20,000
  • Liver Shunt – $2,000 to $5,000
  • Bladder Stones – $800 to $1,000
  • Cancer of the Abdominal Wall – $700 to $900
  • Cancer of the Mouth – $1,000 to $1,200
  • Cancer of the Liver – $750 to $1,000
  • Cancer of the Nasal Cavity – $927
  • Cataracts – $2,000 to $3,000 per eye
  • Cruciate Ligament Tear – $2,000 to $4,000
  • Malignant Skin Mass – $1,500 to $2,000
  • Skin Abscess – $100 to $500
  • Tooth Extraction – $800 to $1,000

 

Source: Cat Health Conditions

 

Top Pet Insurers for Persian Cats

These are the most popular companies for Persian cats based on coverage, price and customer satisfaction.

Full List: Pet Insurance Companies

 

What Coverage Should You Should Have?

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

All five pet insurance companies listed include standard coverage, which is what we recommend.

Coverage Standard
Accident Coverage
Illness Coverage
Emergency Care
Hereditary Conditions
Cancer Coverage
Orthopedic Conditions
Prescription Meds
Wellness & Routine Care O
Pre-Existing Conditions

 

Learn More: Pet Health Insurance 101

 

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. Here are some sample prices across the country to give you an idea of what a plan might cost you.

Location Price
New York, New York $34/mo.
Sacramento, California $31/mo.
Houston, Texas $29/mo.

 

Note: Full coverage for three year-old Persian cat

 

 

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