Short Takes

September 2019 Issue




Cats in the U.S.

Most of us own two cats

The American Veterinary Medical Assocation lists these numbers for cat ownership in the United States:

-30.4% (36,117,000) of households have at least one cat

-2.1 cats is the average number of cats per per household

-74,059,000 cats live in the United States

-$90.00 is the mean veterinary expenditure per cat per year