SquareTrade established the breakdown of the damage as such: 20% is caused by peeing or vomiting, 60% is due to chewing, and the remaining 20% is a result of a pet knocking a gadget down the toilet or spilling a drink on it. The report also shed light on the particular culprits: it appears that dogs are twice as likely to cause an accident as cats. Furthermore, smartphones are their most common victims.
While no local insurance company has conducted a similar survey, many Australians are no doubt familiar with this scenario. Sadly, few insurers, if any, offer coverage against the havoc that your four-legged companions might cause. As such, your only resort will be to get iPhone repairs in Melbourne.