How much does your cat adoption costs you per year?

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How much does your cat adoption costs you per year?

Let's know the costs you will pay for your cat adoption!

Of all domesticated animals, you will find cat lovers are prevalent. So much so that there is now a specific day to celebrate cats worldwide called call ‘Hug Your Cat Day.'

 

Below we have outlined specific costs which you might need to consider for those of you interested in becoming cat owners.

 

 

Food

 

There are many different types of cat food available in the market, and like babies, feeding your cats a specific kind, and the number of meals will vary depending on your cat’s age.

 

  • 2 - 3 months: 3-4 meals per day, every meal weighing 40 grams

 

  • 3 months - 1 year: 3 meals per day, every meal weighing 75 grams

 

  • One year and above: 2 meals per day, every meal weighing 100 grams

 

 

Cat Dry Food Brands and Prices:

 

  • Whiskies Dry Food: 1kg - 90 EGP

 

  • Salmon-Flavored Dry Food: 100 kg - 40 EGP 

 

  • Friskies with Chicken and Vegetables: 1.5 kg - 160 EGP

 

  • Miglior Gatto Meat and Vegetable Flavor: 400 grams - 32 EGP

 

If you have a kitten, don’t waste your money on dry food because it won’t eat it yet anyway due to its young age. It will, however, need plenty of proteins, i.e., milk and cheese 

 

 

During the check up  with your vet, he will advise you on all vaccinations your cat will need moving forward.

 

 

Veterinarian 

 

Veterinarian expenses are one of the most significant costs you will pay as a cat owner. As soon as you’ve brought your cat home, you must take it to the vet as quickly as possible for a thorough check up to ensure it is in good health. During this check up your vet will advise you on all vaccinations your cat will need moving forward.

 

  • Veterinarian expenses can reach around 500 EGP per year. 

 

  • The average cost per one visit to the vet depends on the age and size of the cat. If it is young, it can start from 40 EGP; however, for older cats, it can reach up to 100 EGP.

 

  • Your cat's mental health is also very important to consider; like humans, cats do very well in loving and nurturing homes.

 

 

Cat Needs

 

Cats use a litter box to do their business. Accordingly, you will need to designate an area in your home for your cat to so comfortably. Below is a list of basics that you will need for your cat, along with prices. 

 

  • Sand for Litter Box; Crystal: 70EGP

 

  • Sand for Little Box; Carbon: 50 EGP

 

  • Grooming Brush: 30 EGP

 

  • Nail Clipper: 50 EGP