Vaccinations for Cats
When do we Vaccinate:
Vaccinations begin as a kitten at 6-8 weeks of age, with boosters at 10-12 weeks and 14-16 weeks of age.
An annual vaccination and health check for life is then recommended.
What do we Vaccinate for:
The vaccination we routinely give for cats is called Fel-O-Vax 4 and is a 4-in-1 and vaccinates against
- Feline Enteritis - a viral disease that causes vomiting and diarrhoea and is often fatal.
- Cat flu (Herpesvirus, Calicivirus and Chlamydia) - a group of upper respiratory viral and bacterial diseases that can progress to pneumonia and cause other serious illness.
- Feline Aids - a fatal virus contagious amongst cats from fighting and cat bites that impacts the immune system.
- Feline Leukaemia - a deadly virus that impacts the immune system and causes debilitating diseases including various types of cancer.
are also available and are particularly important for cats spending time outdoors.