Why Should I vaccinate my cat?
When you choose to vaccinate your cat you save them from contracting many diseases-that before vaccines existed were killing pets every day. There are four ‘core vaccines’ that are essential for every cat to have routinely -- Feline rhinotracheitis virus (feline herpes virus), Feline calicivirus Feline panleukopenia and rabies vaccine (rabies is administered separately).
When should the vaccination program begin?
FVRCP- (Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus, and Panleukipenia combination) a typical routine will be 8, 12 and 16 weeks for the first vaccinations. After the three kitten vaccines, they are generally administered every year.
Rabies - vaccination at 14 - 16 weeks of age then every year.
Feline Leukemia - ( For outdoor cats) This vaccine is given at 12 and 16 weeks of age then every year.