First Set (8 weeks old) – FVRCP | Chlamydia | Feline Leukemia
Second Set (12 weeks old) – FVRCP | Chlamydia | Feline Leukemia | Rabies
The FIV (Aids) vaccine is given at 8 weeks, 10 weeks and 12 weeks to ensure protection.
After the second set of vaccinations the kitten is good for 1 year. Annual vaccination is required to ensure up to date protection.
What Are The Vaccines For?
Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis – FVR is a viral infectious respiratory disease which can result in lifelong infection with recurrences. It is transmitted by direct contact with an infected cat. Some symptoms may include coughing, sneezing, nasal discharge, conjuctivitis and fever.
Calicivirus– Highly contagious viral disease which causes painful sores inside the mouth. It is transmitted by infected cats or contaminated objects.
Panleukopenia – Highly infectious and potentially fatal disease of the gastrointestinal tract, immune system and nervous system. It is transmitted by infected animals or contaminated objects. Some symptoms may include fever, vomiting, diarrhea and loss of appetite.
Feline Leukemia – This is a disease which impairs the immune system and hinders the ability for the body to protect itself against other infections. It is transmitted by direct contact with an infected cat or contaminated objects. Varied symptoms may be seen.
Chlamydia – Bacterial respiratory infection. Symptoms may include sneezing, coughing, watery eyes, nasal discharge, and pneumonia if left untreated. Airborn.
FIV (Aids) – Feline Immunodeficiency Virus is transmitted through a bite (saliva). It leads to immune deficiency that hinders the ability for the body to protect itself against other infections. A blood test is needed to determine if cat is infected.
Rabies – DEADLY disease spread through the saliva of an infected animal, usually by a bite. Some symptoms may be nausea, fever, vomiting, agitation, confusion, excessive salivation and insomnia. Zoonotic! A Zoonotic disease can be transferred between animals and humans.
Deworming Your Kitten
Kittens should be dewormed every 2 weeks from the time they are 2 weeks old until they are 8 weeks old.
Flea Control For Your Kitten
Kittens can be treated for fleas as early as 6 weeks old. Please contact us for information on the different types of flea controls available for your kitten.