Why is insurance for older cats more expensive?
Just as with us humans, as cats age the risk of them having health or dental issues is likely to increase.
Given this, they’re likely to have more bumps and scrapes and will need more medical care. This care means more expense to the insurance provider, which usually means higher premiums for you.
But while insurance may become more expensive, getting cover doesn’t need to be difficult. Our comparison service helps you find the right quotes for your older cat quickly and easily. We provided 12,274 quotes for older cats from 1 January 2019 to 1 April 2019 for pet lovers.
In fact, the average annual cost of insuring an older cat is £82, across all levels of cover.**
**Average price for cat insurance (across all levels of cover) for cats aged 7 or over, based on Compare the Market data in 1 January 2019 to 1 April 2019.