Kitten Insurance

There are a number of good reasons to take out a Kitten Insurance policy.

The most important is that the health of your cat cannot be taken for granted - no matter how well you look after them, the fact is that one in three pets will suffer from an accident or illness requiring veterinary treatment each year.

To ensure the best treatment, make sure you have kitten pet insurance.

Kitten Insurance to Protect Your Pet

Healthy Pets provides a 20% discount for all new clients as standard.  Kitten insurance is available for cats from the age of 6 weeks, starting at only £3.91 a month.  Applying for a quotation could not be easier - simply get a quote of telephone 01730 268 592.

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What's covered in our Kitten Insurance

  • Vet fees or illness and injury up to £7,500
  • Competitive premiums from pet specialists
  • Ongoing cover for eligible new illnesses
  • Prompt claims payment direct to vet
  • Insure your kitten from only six weeks old

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Healthy Pets kitten insurance covers your cat for vet fees if they are treated for injury or illness including ongoing treatments.

Please see our Policy Benefits for more details.

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Kitten Insurance FAQs

What is the maximum Veterinary fee pay-out for kitten insurance?

Our Maximum Benefit policies can pay up to the policy limit (£1,000, £4,250 or £7,500) for each condition, dependent on the cover selected. There is no limit on the number of conditions you can claim for over the policy lifetime. There is also no time limit on claiming for a condition, however cover for a condition will cease once the Maximum Benefit for it has been reached.

Our Lifetime pet insurance policies can pay up to the annual limit (£2,000 or £4,250) in each period of insurance. The Lifetime Extra policy is subject to a maximum of £1,000 for each condition in each policy year. The Lifetime Premier policy is subject to a maximum of £3,250 for each condition in each policy year.  There is no limit to the number of conditions you can claim for over the policy lifetime.

Our Accident Only policy can pay up to the policy limit (£1,000) per accident over a 12 month period, subject to you renewing your policy with us and premiums being paid up to date. Cover for an accident will cease once the financial limit has been reached or after 12 months from the date of the first treatment, whichever comes first. There is no limit on the number of accidents you can claim for over the policy lifetime.

Do you cover cats for their lifetime?

Our Maximum Benefit policies will cover your pet for its lifetime up to the maximum amount of benefit for each separate condition (£1,000, £4,250 or £7,500), subject to you renewing your policy with us and premiums being paid up to date. 

Our Lifetime policies will cover your pet for its lifetime up to the maximum annual limit (£2,000 or £4,250) and condition limit of £1,000 per condition per policy year on the Lifetime Extra or £3,250 per condition per policy year on the Lifetime Premier.

Am I covered for ongoing conditions?

Bronze, Silver and Gold Maximum Benefit policies will cover you for eligible ongoing conditions that start after the inception of your policy, up to the maximum benefit of your chosen level (£1,000, £4,250 or £7,500) and subject to you renewing your policy with us and premiums being paid up to date.

Our Lifetime policies will cover you for eligible ongoing conditions that start after the inception of your policy up to the annual condition limit of £1,000 on the Lifetime Extra cover or £3,250 on the Lifetime Premier with an overall annual limit of £2,000 or £4,250 dependent on your chosen level.  The limits reinstate when the policy is renewed subject to premiums being paid up to date.

Accident Only Cover provides £1,000 per accident for treatment costs for up to 12 months from the date of the first treatment after your pet is hurt in an accident, subject to you renewing your policy with us and premiums being paid up to date. Please see our Policy Benefits for more details.

Do you cover third party liability?

Third party liability cover is not applicable on cat policies.

What is excluded for my cat's policy?

We cannot cover any conditions which your pet has had symptoms of or received treatment, medication or advice for at any time prior to the policy or any signs, symptoms and conditions presented within the first 10 days of inception of your pet insurance and will exclude them at the start of the policy. This will not affect your premium and there is no small print catch with Healthy Pets. See the Specimen Policy for more details.

Can you cover older cats?

Healthy Pets plan for the future. We will cover your pet for veterinary fees for its lifetime providing you renew your policy each year! If you've got an older cat, aged 12 or under, we can start a policy for you. Once your cat is insured with us, we will continue to insure them, subject to you renewing your policy with us and premiums being paid up to date.

Is alternative medicine covered?

There are times when alternative remedies may be viable options. Healthy Pets covers this within our veterinary treatment benefit when recommended by your vet.  Complementary medicine treatment is usually limited to an inner limit as stated on your policy documents.

How approachable is Healthy Pets?

A company who make communication simple is likely to make claiming easy too. Healthy Pets is run by animal lovers. You can telephone, e-mail or even request a claim form via our web site.

Can you pay my vet direct?

We can either pay the policyholder or your vet direct, providing your vet is agreeable to this. Claims are usually assessed within ten days of receipt of a completed claim form.

What excess do I have to pay?

All pets under the age of five will pay a fixed excess of £99.

All pets aged between five and six will pay a fixed excess of £99 + a 15% co-insurance fee. 

All pets aged six or over will pay a fixed £100 excess + a 20% co-insurance fee.

Co-insurance is commonly used across the pet insurance industry as a way to reduce premiums for aging pets. It is a contribution paid by the policyholder towards the amount claimed that is in addition to the fixed excess.

For all claims, the excess you pay is for each injury or illness in each policy year. If your pet receives treatment for the same injury or illness in separate policy years, we will deduct the fixed excess from the first claim(s) for each in each policy year.

 

Does my cat need to be microchipped?

Microchipping is a great way of ensuring you and your pet are reunited should you become separated.  Further details of how and when to microchip your pet are available at your vets.

Which cat breeds do you not cover?

We will not offer insurance on any of the following breeds or any pet crossed with one of the below:

  • Savannah

Please bear in mind that this list is not definitive and if you do have any queries in regards to a particular breed; do not hesitate to contact us direct and we will be happy to help.

When will you not offer my cat insurance?

Unfortunately we are unable to offer insurance for any cats that are over 13 years of age at the time of quotation with Healthy Pets.

 

Insure Your Kitten

Kitten insurance is available for kittens from 6 weeks old and getting a quotation is quick and easy.  Get a quote online or telephone 01730 268592.

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How do we compare?
Medium Crossbreed 0yr, Male, Neutered, pp £50
Healthy Pets Gold
Max Benefit
£202.84
Pet Emporium
Max Benefit
£207.84
4Paws
Max Benefit
£458.44
Tesco Extra
Max Benefit
£397.08
 
Healthy Pets Pet Insurance
£202.84
With a Maximum Benefit of £7500.

Data taken online 19/08/2020. Postcode used GU32 3QF
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