What vaccines do indoor cats need?
Vaccines for Indoor Cats There are two primary vaccinations your indoor kitty will need to stay healthy throughout her life: the rabies vaccine and the combination vaccine FVRCP—this vaccine protects against Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis (feline herpes), Panleukopenia virus (feline distemper) and Calicivirus.
What vaccines do cats need and when?
Vaccination Schedule for Cats: Core and Non-core Vaccines
|Cat Vaccine||Initial Kitten Vaccination (at or under 16 weeks)|
|Rabies||Single dose as early as 8 weeks of age, depending on the product. Revaccinate 1 year later|
|Feline Distemper (Panleukopenia)||As early as 6 weeks, then every 3-4 weeks until 16 weeks of age|
What is the 4 in 1 shot for cats?
Typically known as the “distemper” shot, this combination vaccine protects against feline viral rhinotracheitis, calicivirus and panleukopenia. This highly contagious, ubiquitous virus is one major cause of upper respiratory infections.
Can cats survive without shots?
Cats can develop a number of illnesses if they don’t have their shots, but feline leukemia is one of the worst. This illness is a top cause of feline death with a fatality rate of nearly 90%. Feline immunodeficiency virus, also known as cat AIDS, is a serious, lifelong illness transmitted by unvaccinated cats.
What is a 3 in 1 shot for cats?
What is the 3-in-1 Vaccination? This vaccine protects cats against feline distemper (panleukopenia), rhinotracheitis, calicivirus. It may also be abbreviated FVRCP.
Do house cats need vaccines?
The vaccinations we recommend as routine for cats are against Panleukopenia (also known as Feline Infectious Enteritis), Cat Flu (Feline Calicivirus and Feline Herpesvirus), and Feline Leukaemia (FeLV).
Should you give cats wet food everyday?
Many wet foods come in three-ounce cans and recommend feeding approximately one can a day for every three to three and a half pounds of body weight. However, brands vary. A happy, healthy cat will maintain a good weight and stay active.