Vaccines for Kittens & Cats

Safeguard your feline friend from harmful diseases with a vaccination plan.

Vaccines protect your feline friend from preventable diseases. Getting your cat vaccinated can improve their quality of life. Preventative treatments are less expensive for you to protect your pet.

When should my cat or kitten be vaccinated?

Kittens should begin vaccination when they are about 6 to 8-weeks-old. Kitten vaccinations should continue until they are 6-months-old. Once they have completed their kitten series vaccines they should receive booster shots.

What vaccinations are recommended for my cat/kitten?

Core vaccines for your cat/kitten include:

  • Rabies
  • Feline viral rhinotracheitis (feline herpes virus)
  • Feline distemper (panleukopenia)
  • Feline calicivirus

When they get older they need booster shots for all of their kitten shots. Your cat may also be recommended to receive non-core vaccines like bordetella and feline leukemia. These are recommended based on the likelihood of your feline friend being impacted by certain diseases.

What can I expect when my cat/kitten is vaccinated?

Some cats experience minor side effects after being vaccinated. The reactions are short-term and should clear up within two days. Your cat may become weak, lose their appetite, have a fever or experience soreness at the injection site. If you have concerns about their symptoms please do not think twice to call our team for more instructions.

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