|About illness, insurance and cats|
Source: Dre Annie Ross du Journal de Montréal
The insurance company Petsecure (www.petsecure.com) has published, notably, a list of interesting facts pet owners should know about dog and cat diseases.
Three times more serious illnesses than accidents
According to Petsecure, pets are three times more likely to contract a serious disease than have an accident. Here are a few other statistics on health problems in pets:
What do our pets suffer from?
Below is a list of the ten most frequently diagnosed conditions in dogs and cats based on the statistics of the VPI pet insurance company (www.petinsurance.com). These conditions are the chief reasons for consulting a veterinarian.
Cats: top 10 claims1. Urinary tract diseases
3. Pyoderma/hot spots
4. Diarrhoea and enteritis
5. Skin allergies
6. Diabetes mellitus
7. Colitis and constipation
8. Ear infections
9. Feline upper respiratory viruses