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Estimated Annual Cost of a Cat

Use this guide to determine if the expenses associated with adopting a cat fit within your budget.

Veterinary Care
Office Calls $30-50
Rabies Vaccination $18+
Bordetella $20+
Heartworm Test $30+
Heartworm Pills $30+
Deworming Vaccination $20+
Distemper Shots $18+
Microchip $15+
Spay/Neuter $75+

Cat Food and Supplies
Cat License $3+
Cat Collar/Leash $10+
Cat Food $100+
Average Grooming Supply Costs
Brush/Comb $7+
Clippers $7+
Shampoo/Conditioner $5+
Flea Spray $80+
Average Grooming Costs
*Short Haired/Long Haired
*Costs will depend on coat condition



Total Estimated Cost (1 Year): $492+

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