Most Common Ailments in Young Cats

Top 10 Health Issues for Cats Under 5 Years of Age

Bringing home a new kitten is a lot like bringing home a baby: prepare for the unexpected and try to plan ahead.

When it comes to young cats, their rambunctious, playful behavior and mischievousness can lead to multiple visits with your veterinarian. So, what can you expect? Nationwide pet insurance looked at real-life member claims to see which health issues in cats under the age of five years topped the list each year.  

And while you're considering pet insurance — if you haven't already enrolled cat in a policy — it's wise to keep in mind that chronic issues like ear infections and skin allergies may require treatment throughout your cat's life. 

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