The cat's out of the bag about vets' bills

If you're wondering if cat insurance is really necessary, just take a look at these recent vets' fees.

*Our claims data shows that there were 176 claims to treat cats for an Accident/Injury at an average of £550! It also shows that there were 55 claims to treat cats after a road traffic accident cost an average of £827! But with Argos Pet Insurance you could only have to pay the £65 excess!

Source: Royal & Sun Alliance plc costs & claims data for claims made Jan - Aug 2012

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  • Argos vetfone - your 24hr freephone hotline to qualified veterinary nurses
  • Choose from Silver, Gold and Platinum cat cover to suit your budget
  • Kittens could be covered from 8 weeks old
  • With Argos Cat Insurance, no cat's too old, we'll insure your cat up to any age#
  • Spread the cost, pay monthly
  • Argos has teamed up with Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance plc, who provide Argos Pet Insurance.
Cover levels Silver (up to) Gold (up to) Platinum (up to)
Vet fees £2500 £4000 £7000
Treatment period 12 months 12 months Per year
Death from accident £250 £750 £1500
Death from illness# £250 £750 £1500
Cremation fees £100 £100 £100
Advertising & reward £250 £750 £1000
Theft or straying £250 £750 £1500
Cattery fees £150 £500 £1000
Holiday cancellation £250 £1500 £3000
Accidental damage Not covered £500 £500
Travel covers
Quarantine costs £150 £500 £1500
Loss of Healthcare Certificate £250 £250 £250
Repeat tick & worming treatment £150 £250 £1000
Emergency expenses abroad £150 £250 £1000

Overseas travel and quarantine costs are subject to full compliance with the PETS Travel Scheme.

To receive the 12 months or per year cover, you must keep your payment up to date and you will need to renew your policy each year.

As with all insurances there are some exclusions, including:

  • The minimum excess of £65 of any claim for vets' fees or £100 for accidental damage and 3rd party liability claims
  • Illnesses that first show clinical signs within the first 10 days of cover
  • Injury or death as the result of an accident that occurs within the first 48 hours of cover
  • #Death from illness does not apply to cats 9 years and older
  • Routine examinations and preventative treatments
  • Anything to do with your pet's medical history before cover started
  • Dental treatment other than as a result of an accident

Important information: view the policy summary online now

Protect your pet & your pocket. Get a quote now or call 0800 107 1077 quoting code PAW012.