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Why choose RSPCA Pet Insurance?

With RSPCA Pet Insurance we may be able to assist with the cost of the very best veterinary treatment, which your pet deserves.

How long do cats stay in heat after pregnancy?

While the stereotype for a cat is to come into heat every three weeks, this can vary. Some queens may return to heat within just 1 week, while others may not show signs of being in heat for up to 6 weeks following their last estrus. Following a pregnancy, cats may cycle within just a few weeks.

How do I adopt a cat from the RSPCA?

Before you adopt a cat please ensure that you have thought carefully about the responsibility of cat ownership. Please visit the RSPCA to see all of the cats and kittens that we have available for adoption. All adult cats receive a behaviour assessment, and our staff will be able to offer advice on the particular cat that you have chosen.

Why adopt from the RSPCA NSW?

Adopt an RSPCA NSW animal and get a best friend for life. Cats have been our companions for centuries. We have continued to develop our understanding of their needs and the many benefits of having them in our lives. With many Australians moving into higher density housing, cats make a great choice for indoor companions.

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Does the RSPCA only rehome dogs and cats?

“The RSPCA only rehomes dogs and cats.” We have many different animals looking for their forever home, including small furries (such as rabbits and hamsters) as well as horses and ponies. With rescue horses, one myth is that we only rehome companion horses, however, we also rehome ridden horses – some even go on to do show-jumping or dressage!

Can I get RSPCA Pet insurance for my Pet?

You can apply for RSPCA Pet Insurance for any cat or dog that is aged between eight weeks (and depending on the level of cover you choose) up to sixteen years of age. Once your dog or cat is accepted, you can continue to cover them for life. Who is RSPCA Pet Insurance?

What does the RSPCA do for animals?

The RSPCA was established in Australia in 1871 and has grown to become Australia’s most recognised and best-loved animal welfare organisation. They’re a community-based charity which works to prevent cruelty to animals by actively promoting their care and protection.

How does pet insurance work for cats?

Pet insurance covers up to a set percentage of the cost of eligible vet bills when your cat or dog gets sick or is injured. You can choose your level of cover and then make payments – usually monthly – to your provider.

What is specified accidental injury under RSPCA Pet Insurance?

For an RSPCA Pet Insurance policy, specified accidental injury will cover a percentage of incurred vet expenses if your pet has been injured as a result of the following: A motor vehicle incident; A burn or electrocution; An allergic reaction to an insect and arachnid bites

Can I Meet my reserved cat before the day of adoption?

Once you have been matched with a cat via our website there will be the option to meet your reserved cat before the day of adoption by pre-arranged appointment.

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Why adopt a cat from RSPCA?

Owning a cat is incredibly rewarding. Cats and kittens are naturally inquisitive and affectionate animals who make wonderful pets. By adopting a cat or kitten from RSPCA, you’re giving an animal in need a second chance at a happy life with you and your family. And your new furry friend will reward you with devotion, unconditional love and joy.

How does catrescue work?

For more than 10 years CatRescue has been saving beautiful kittens and cats from the streets and death row pounds. Our cats are cared for by our network of trained foster carers in their homes. This means our cats are litter trained and often socialised with other pets and sometimes children.

Are there any cats at catrescue awaiting adoption?

with one of our beautiful cats currently awaiting adoption. For more than 10 years CatRescue has been saving beautiful kittens and cats from the streets and death row pounds. Our cats are cared for by our network of trained foster carers in their homes.

Will the RSPCA rehome my Pet?

The RSPCA will not rehome rabbits to live on their own unless under specific behavioural or medical advice. lFoals will be weaned before rehoming. Kittens and puppies will be at least eight weeks old before rehoming. lNo RSPCA animal should be kept in a school – the RSPCA strongly discourages the keeping of animals in schools.

Do RSPCA dogs need to be desexed?

All dogs and cats offered for adoption by the RSPCA must be desexed and permanently identified by microchip. Other animals offered for adoption should be desexed and identified as appropriate for the species.

What is the RSPCA’s Community Animal Welfare Scheme?

If you’re concerned about the cost of desexing or microchipping your pet, RSPCA NSW runs a Community Animal Welfare Scheme (CAWS) that subsidises the cost of these services for people in targeted areas of the state. Find out more about the scheme, and when it is coming to your area.

How do rescue groups work with the RSPCA?

A rescue group may operate as a shelter and/or foster care network. The RSPCA may work with a rescue group in two ways: to help rehome animals and/or to provide foster care:

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What should I know before adopting a cat?

Have your cat vaccinated, neutered or spayed, and microchipped. If you adopt from a shelter, often these cats will already have this done, or it will be necessary for you to get it done once they reach a certain age. Your cat will be vaccinated against feline distemper and rabies, but there are other vaccinations that your vet may recommend.

What is the best pet insurance for my Pet?

RSPCA Pet Insurance is a product that is suitable for cat and dog owners and is designed to cover the cost of veterinary fees for injury only and cover for your legal liability. Each pet is as unique as its owner, with its own personality and needs. These pet insurance plans offer several levels of cover for your pet.

What does RSPCA Pet insurance cover?

RSPCA Pet Insurance covers your dog or cat for a range of specified accidental injuries and illnesses. Depending on the level of cover you choose you can receive back a portion of vet expenses for things such as ear infections and bee stings, to major conditions such as broken bones, diabetes and cancer.

Does pet insurance cover injuries to dogs?

If you have a dog, your pet insurance policy should pay out if your dog injures someone or damages their property. This covers legal costs, expenses and the claimant’s expenses.

What is specified accidental injury for pet insurance?

For an RSPCA Pet Insurance policy, specified accidental injury will cover a percentage of incurred vet expenses if your pet has been injured as a result of the following: Lacerations or abrasion of tissue, skin or mucous membrane due to external violence This coverage pays out a benefit in the event your pet contracts an illness.

Why does the RSPCA advocate desexing Cats before puberty?

Why does the RSPCA advocate desexing cats before puberty? Desexing cats before they can reproduce plays an integral role in reducing cat overpopulation and there are also many health…