Insuring your cat
Insuring your cat
Our cats are family, so we want to make sure they live a happy and healthy life. Pet insurance gives peace of mind that both you and your cat are insured. For us, it’s getting help with unexpected medical expenses and vet bills that come from our cat needing help or attention. For them, it could be a safeguard from any unnecessary pain and suffering - by providing the treatment they need, at the time they need it.
Here we’ll look at the kind of things pet insurance typically does and doesn’t cover, the main types of pet insurance, and top tips for choosing the right policy for you and your cat.
“Pet insurance gives peace of mind”
What is pet insurance?
Pet insurance helps towards the cost of having your cat treated by a vet should they become ill or get injured depending on the cover you choose. You might also be covered if your cat dies or is lost or stolen.
What types of pet insurance are there?
For accident only, time limited and maximum benefit policies
If you have made a claim and have any remaining cover benefits you wish to use in the next policy year, you must renew your policy and there must be no break in cover.
“do your research and read through the policy terms before you buy”
Top tips for choosing the right
insurance for your cat
What does pet insurance cover?
At first glance, many pet insurance policies can look very similar. But there will usually be differences in both the level of cover offered and the things that your pet will actually be covered for. You could expect most policies to cover the cost of vet fees for your cat. Policies can also include cover for:
What doesn’t pet insurance cover?
FREE Lily's Kitchen
We’re pleased to be partnering with Pet Insurance from John Lewis Finance to offer a free Lily’s Kitchen welcome gift to new Plus and Premier customers.
Simply take out a Plus or Premier policy before Wednesday 20 February 2019, to receive a free Lily’s Kitchen Pet Parcel worth up to £28. (Not available for Essential cover, Partner discount or any other offers, except online discount). T&Cs apply.
Filled with a selection of nutritious, delicious food and treats to keep your four-legged friend in the best condition, it also contains a voucher that entitles you to £5 off when you spend £20 or more on Lily’s Kitchen food in store at Waitrose & Partners between 1 January and 1 June 2019.Read more