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Kitten Vaccinations

Vaccinating your new kitten is one of the first things you can do to help your kitten live a long and healthy life. Vaccines help your kitten develop an immunity to many different diseases that they may encounter.

When should kittens get their first vaccination?

Our policy is to administer the first kitten vaccine at 8 weeks. They will receive their first FVRCP (Feline Rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus, and Panleukopenia) vaccine at this time.

How often does my kitten need to be vaccinated?

Your kitten will be vaccinated every 4 weeks for their initial booster series. The first FVRCP (Feline Rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus, and Panleukopenia) vaccine is done at 8 weeks, then a second at 12 weeks old and a final booster at 16 weeks. The first rabies vaccine will be done between 12-16 weeks.

Does my kitten only need core vaccines?

The only required vaccines for kittens are FVRCP (Feline Rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus, and Panleukopenia) and rabies. However, we do strongly recommend the Feline Leukemia vaccine for any kitten that will have exposure to other cats.

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