Vaccinations for Cats

Feline Rhinotracheitis and Calicivirus – are 2 of several highly contagious viral upper respiratory diseases.  These diseases are sometimes fatal and appear with almost flu-like symptoms in cats.

Panleukopenia – sometimes called feline distemper is a potentially fatal disease.  It is a highly contagious viral disease that can be spread through the air, contact with infected animals and even contact with places where infected animals have been

Feline Leukemia Virus – is the leading cause of death from infectious agents in cats.  It is caused by a virus which inhibits the immune system, and results in various types of cancer and other chronic diseases.  The virus is present in saliva, urine, and other body fluids, and it’s typically passed from cat to cat by direct contact, including licking, biting, and sneezing.

Rabies – This is an infection of the central nervous system that results in paralysis and death.  Rabies is always fatal.  It is usually transmitted through the bite of an infected animal.  Rabies is a serious public health threat, so it is essential to vaccinate your cat.  It is also required for International travel including travel to the U.S.

Depending on where you are traveling with your pet, they may require other vaccines including but not limited to Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP), Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) and Bordetella. If you are traveling with your pet please ask our Health Care Team what other health risks your pet may need to be protected against.