What shots do kittens need and at what age?

What shots do kittens need and at what age?

Immunizations are started at 6-8 weeks of age and are repeated every 3-4 weeks until the kitten is 4 months old. The routine or core vaccinations will protect your kitten from the most common diseases: feline distemper (panleukopenia), feline viral rhinotracheitis (feline herpes virus 1), calicivirus, and rabies.

What are the most important vaccines for kittens?

There are two basic types of vaccinations for cats.

  • Core vaccinations should be given to all cats, as they are essential for protecting them against the following common but serious feline conditions:
  • Rabies.
  • Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus and Panleukopenia (FVRCP)
  • Feline herpesvirus type I (FHV, FHV-1)

How many shots is required for a kitten?

three vaccinations

What are the vaccines for kittens?

Time schedule (age)Vaccination Coverage6-8 weeksRhinotracheitis, Calicivirus, Enteritis, Leukemia (LV) , Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV)12-14 weeksRhinotracheitis, Calicivirus, Enteritis, Leukemia (LV), Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV)2 more rows

When should kittens get their first set of shots?

6-8 weeks

When should I take my kitten to the vet for the first time?

6 weeks old

What vaccines do indoor kittens need?

There are two primary vaccines your indoor cat needs to stay healthy throughout her life: the rabies vaccine and the combination vaccine FVRCPthis vaccine protects against Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis (feline herpes), Panleukopenia virus (feline distemper), and Calicivirus.

What are the 3 most common feline vaccines?

Core Vaccines for Cats Feline Rhinotracheitis Virus/Herpesvirus 1 (FVR/FHV-1) Feline Calicivirus (FCV) Feline Panleukopenia (FPV)

What injections do kittens need and when?

Your kitten will need two sets of vaccinations to get them started – their first set at nine weeks old and a second booster set at three months old. After this, kittens and cats usually need ‘booster’ vaccinations once a year. Until your kitten is fully vaccinated (and neutered), you should keep him or her inside.

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