Why Insure Your Cat From a Young Age?

Kittens seem resilient and healthy but it pays to remember that accidents do happen. That’s why it’s important to consider pet insurance from an early age.

Bringing a kitten into your home brings such joy! Their curiosity, playfulness and cuteness are what attract us to them as pets. But, with great cuteness comes great responsibility. So, along with making sure they’re well-fed, have a comfortable bed in a sunny spot and get plenty of playtimes, it’s a good idea to arrange insurance for your furry friend.

While your new kitten may appear the epitome of health right now – with an uncanny ability to bounce back from almost anything – accidents do happen! And, just like young humans, kittens can be more prone to illnesses than their older counterparts.

So, rather than leaving it until they’re older, or after you’ve already forked out thousands of dollars in veterinary care, now’s a good time to look into pet insurance for your kitten.

Peace of mind

While your kitten is discovering the world, they will be exposed to any number of dangers. They’re also testing their limits seeing how high they can leap and whether that buzzy bee would make for a good friend.

If your kitten’s insured, you can feel safe in the knowledge that if they don’t quite land on their feet, or that the bee isn’t quite as happy about playtime as your kitten, a trip to the vet isn’t going to leave you seriously out of pocket - rather than agonising over whether you’ll be able to afford the vet bills, you can go straight in and get them checked out with the confidence that your pet insurance will cover most of the bill.

Go early, go long

Insuring your kitten early on can also save you money in the long term as getting in early can mean that any chronic illness that becomes apparent at a younger age, will be covered by your insurance policy.

Often, if you take out insurance after an illness or pre-existing condition has been diagnosed, you could be subject to exclusions or limits. So while it may seem fine to delay insuring your kitten while they’re happy and healthy, taking out insurance at an early age can be the best policy.

If you’ve recently welcomed a new kitten into your home, or are looking to do so soon, take some time to explore your insurance options. Pet-n-Sur plans provide comprehensive cover for your kitten, including lifetime cover if you renew your policy each year and cover for hereditary conditions if they first appear after their third birthday.

Find out which insurance plan could be best for your kitten here.