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The first year in your kitten’s life is a busy time and we are here to help you!

The following is our recommended schedule for kitten vaccinations and care:

 

 8 WEEKS OF AGE:

1. General physical examination and weigh in.

2. Consultation and questions regarding nutrition and behavior.

3. VaccinationsFVRCP  #1 – one needle combining vaccinations for:

  • FVR – Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis (upper respiratory tract virus)
  • C – Calici virus (upper respiratory tract virus)
  • P – Panleukopenia (a severe bowel disease)

4. Discussion of Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV) and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV), viral

testing, and first vaccination for FeLV if indicated.

5. Deworming medication given to take home.

6. Stool sample checked for intestinal parasites.

7. Kitten care package given.

12 WEEKS OF AGE:

1. General physical examination and weigh in.

2. Consultation and questions.

3. Vaccinations

  • FVRCP #2
  • FeLV #2 (if indicated)

4. Stool sample checked for intestinal parasites, if not done at 8 weeks.

16 WEEKS OF AGE:

1. General physical examination and weigh in.

2. Consultation and questions.

3. VaccinationsRabies vaccine given.

– FVRCP # 3

4. Stool sample rechecked for parasites.

5. Discussion of neutering/spaying, declawing and microchipping.

        6. Discussion of pre-anesthetic blood work.

51/2 MONTHS OF AGE:

1.   Spaying of female cats (one day and one night hospitalization with complete ovariohysterectomy).

2.   Pre-operative blood work is recommended prior to surgical appointment.

3.   Intravenous fluids throughout the procedure.

4.   Identifying with microchip.

5.   Declawing can be done now if indicated.

6 MONTHS OF AGE:

  1. Neutering of male cats (one day hospitalization).

Pre-operative blood work recommended prior to surgical appointment.

Subcutaneous fluids is given during the procedure.

Identifying with microchip.

Declawing can be done now if indicated.

SPRING AND SUMMER:

  1. Flea prevention programs.

 16 MONTHS AND ANNUALLY:

1 General physical examination and weigh in.

2 Consultation and questions.

3   VaccinationsFVRCP, Feline Leukemia Virus (if indicated) and Rabies vaccinations.

4   Stool sample checked for intestinal parasites.

5   Wellness Testing and Flea prevention

1424 HURONTARIO ST., MISSISSAUGA, ONT. L5G 3H4 TEL (905) 271‑8508 FAX (905) 271‑7621 www.hurontariovet.ca

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