Taking Care of Your Cat From Spaying and Neutering to Purchasing Health Insurance

Written by Pet Magazine on August 12th, 2017. Posted in Changes in older dogs, Pet health insurance cost, Pet insurance plans for dogs

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Did you know that the United States has more cats than any other country in the world? In fact, there are around 76.43 million cats in this country. Feral cats alone account for 60 million, and this may likely includes families of barn cats.

How Much Americans Spend on Their Pets

Since Americans consider their pets to be part of the family, they usually spend a considerable amount of money on them every year. This includes purchasing a variety of products and services for dogs, cats, and other types of animals:

  • Pet food: $20.46 billion
  • Pet supplies and over-the-counter medicine: $12.56 billion
  • Veterinarian care: $13.59 billion

The Importance of Spaying and Neutering Cats

Are your cats spayed or neutered? In the United States, 84% of house