Non-insured cats live longer than insured cats (study)

Young cat at vet clinic. Older cats are less likely to be covered by pet health insurance policies as they are cancelled.

The researchers of a study on the longevity and mortality of domestic cats published in 2014 were somewhat puzzled it seems about the finding that non-insured cats had lifespans that were 1.1 years longer than insured cats. The result is counterintuitive. Most people would think that pet health insurance increases lifespan as the veterinary …

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Feral Cats Are Healthier and Live Longer Than Thought

Bald eagle eats black cat in middle of town

An extensive study published on September 13, 2013 on Plos One regarding the feral and stray cats of greater Chicago indicated to the researchers that feral cats are healthier and survive for longer than they had thought. The study came up with some interesting findings. Note: As you can see this was published getting …

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Cat Longevity

Cats live longer than dogs. The cats most likely to live the longest are well loved random-bred cats. The cats most likely to live the shortest are ill-treated purebreds. Cross-breeding results in hybrid vigor. Inbreeding results in health problems including immune system problems and congenital defects. I realise that is a gross simplification but …

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