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Even if your cat has a pre-existing medical condition, you may still be able to obtain cat pet insurance coverage. Many companies require a waiting period of six months for coverage to begin, as long as the cat's condition is balanced and/or under control. Some companies refuse to cover pets with pre-existing or terminal illnesses, so it's a good idea to shop around for the best cat insurance policy that will meet your specific needs. Ask about pre-existing conditions before you obtain a policy. You may need information from your veterinarian too, regarding treatment and control measures. Insuring a pet early in life will help ensure medical conditions are covered if they arise.
Thanks for the advice. My cat was diagnosed yesterday with diabetes and I'm not sure if we can afford to pay for her medicines due to the excluded pre-existing conditions in most policies. Still searching for 1 that might offer some help? Laurie
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|