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Offline jezebel

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Re: Insuring a 10 y.o cat - advice
« Reply #7 on: February 06, 2018, 22:12:00 PM »
Both my 17-year-olds are insured with Tesco for a lot less than that. It's quite a decent policy for their age, too. It's always worth shopping around.
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Re: Insuring a 10 y.o cat - advice
« Reply #6 on: February 06, 2018, 17:29:58 PM »
I'd check out terms of any new insurers very carefully.  An Insurer a few members have tried recently who seems to be able to broker very competitive deals is "Bought by Many" - you have to register to view deals, but they dont pester you, and they receive consistently good independent reviews.

That's a horrendous price for pet insurance, but often insurance varies by location too.  Our insurance premiums tend to be lower than a friend of ours in Gosport pays.

https://boughtbymany.com/offers/pet-insurance/landing-dogs-and-cats/ppc/?&DD=pears&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIyp2CgOiR2QIVb7ftCh03RAE1EAAYASAAEgKF0_D_BwE




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Re: Insuring a 10 y.o cat - advice
« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2018, 16:57:44 PM »
Thanks I will.
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Re: Insuring a 10 y.o cat - advice
« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2018, 16:07:11 PM »
Helen check and see if the vet practice you use is running their own scheme, some are offering better deals & welcome older cats

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Re: Insuring a 10 y.o cat - advice
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2018, 14:11:17 PM »
That surprises me, Lucy turned 10 this year and despite them paying over £4k last year, hers only went up by £20 a year. You will struggle to find insurers willing to take on a 10 year old though.

I think I'll query the figures and see what happens, can't harm, can it?
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Re: Insuring a 10 y.o cat - advice
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2018, 13:20:54 PM »
That surprises me, Lucy turned 10 this year and despite them paying over £4k last year, hers only went up by £20 a year. You will struggle to find insurers willing to take on a 10 year old though.
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Insuring a 10 y.o cat - advice
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2018, 11:31:04 AM »
I know this is a recurring question but I need advice.

Petplan has put the monthly premium up by about £50 because Bubz is over 10. Is it worth hunting around for a policy from another insurer? She is in good health as far as I and the vet who did her annual MOT. I don't know exactly how old Bubz is since she is a rescue cat ao she may be nearer 11 than 10.
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