Protect Your Pet
Kitten Vaccinations in Palmetto, GA
Also serving Newnan, Peachtree City, Fairburn, Tyrone, Chattahochee Hills, & South Fulton
We recommend starting vaccinations at about 8 weeks of age, continuing until the kitten is 4 months old.
According to the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP), the core vaccines (those that are recommended for ALL cats) are feline panleukopenia virus (FPV), feline herpesvirus-1 (FHV-1), and feline calicivirus (FCV), we offer these vaccinations as well as Rabies.
Feline Rhinotracheitis, like Feline Calicivirus is a respiratory infection and can become chronic if a kitten gets sick, so this vaccine is recommended.
Additionally, we recommend the Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV) vaccination. Granted, indoor cats are not at a lot of risk for this disease, but you can never be 100% certain that the kitten will never go outside or be introduced to a new kitten at a later date.
C - Calicivirus Pneumonitis
- Produces cold like symptoms in cats.
- May also cause raw ulcers on their lips and tongues.
C - Chlamydia
* Causes mainly upper respiratory infection.
- Tends to favor the eyes and can cause infections.
- Can be passed through infected fluids such as sneezing, coughing or eye discharge.
# This is Highly Contagious upper respiratory disease.
* Transmitted by airborne routes, direct contact and contaminated objects
Felv- Feline Leukemia Virus
It is responsible for about 1/3 of all cancer deaths among cats.
- Spreads from all secretions of an infected cat
This virus is short lived outside the host
- Transmitted via grooming, sneezing, fighting, contaminated objects and other feline social contacts.
FIV - Feline Immunodeficiency Virus
* Attacks and weakens the immune system
Spreads primarily through bite wounds between fighting cats.
This is a zoonotic disease(can be transmitted to humans) that attacks the central
Can be transmitted through a bite from a rabid animal.