Insurance quotes – random bred cat. Insurance company: BOUGHT BY MANY

Pet insurance

For a bit of fun, I filled in the form for an insurance quote online on the BOUGHTBYMANY pet insurance website. The intention was to see the end result and to check out the questions. My cat is what the insurance company call a “mixed”. This is a random bred cat in my language. …

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How does Pet Assure work?

How does Pet Assure work?

How Pet Assure works is important because it is different to normal pet insurance but it is described as the best overall pet insurance of 2020. The website Investopedia describes it as “pet insurance”. I am not a pet insurance expert but it does not look like pet insurance to me. It looks like …

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Pet insurance in the UK is becoming unaffordable

There was already a resistance to taking out cat and dog health insurance because it is not perceived as being good value for money by a significant section of British society, but it’s getting worse because the insurance companies are putting up the premiums quite significantly and some of the prices quoted are astonishing. …

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Pet savings account to pay for self-insurance

Pet savings account

A designated pet savings account at your bank is a good way to manage self-insurance for cat and dog companion health. A little while ago I suggested that self-insurance is a better way to insure your pet’s health because you avoid the administration charges of a big insurance company and their necessity to make …

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The three Rs of pet insurance: “how can we refuse, recoup or reduce this claim”

A guy who worked in the pet insurance business as a loss adjuster knew the drill of the pet insurance businesses he says. The first thing that an insurance company does when it gets a claim is to use the three Rs: “How can we refuse, recoup or reduce this claim”. You can’t blame …

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Top three cat health insurance claims

Cat checked for health

This page discusses the top three cat health insurance claims in America as per five pet insurance companies (2018). Trupanion said that their number one insurance claim concerned undiagnosed vomiting and diarrhoea. The second and third were urinary tract infections and kidney disease respectively. ASPCA reported the top three as: gastrointestinal conditions, hyperthyroidism and …

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Pet insurance improves companion animal welfare

It could be argued that pet insurance is not as popular as it could or should be. The take-up is not impressive in the UK (25%) but an exception is Sweden (90%) in the EU (see below). One reason is that it can be uncompetitive when compared to self-insurance i.e. a savings scheme run …

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