Kitten Visit and Vaccine Protocol at Dogwood Veterinary Hospital & Laser Center in Newnan, GA
Kitten vaccines should start ideally at 6 to 8 weeks of age
1st Kitten Visit – 6 to 8 weeks of age
FIV/Feline Leukemia combo test
Revolution Plus 8 weeks or older
2nd Kitten Visit – 9 to 11 weeks of age
2nd Dose of Revolution Plus
3rd Kitten Visit - 12 to 14 weeks of age
Feline Leukemia temp(outdoor cats)
3rd dose of Revolution Plus
4th Kitten Visit – 15 to 17 weeks of age
Feline Leukemia Annual(if pt had vxn prior)
** If the kitten is over 5lbs then they can purchase a 6 month supply of Revolution Plus.**
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.
R – Rhinotracheitis
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.
R – Rabies
This is a zoonotic disease(can be transmitted to humans) that attacks the central nervous system.
Can be transmitted through a bite from a rabid animal.