Cat Vaccination Recommendations
A Proactive Approach
To Your Cat’s Well-Being
Vaccinations are equally important for both indoor and outdoor cats. Ensuring your feline receives appropriate vaccinations is an essential part of his or her overall health and well-being. Help your feline lead a long, healthy, happy life with proper preventative care.
Like us humans, felines are highly susceptible to contracting contagious diseases. Many do not present symptoms at first and can easily infect other cats around them. Make sure your companion is properly vaccinated and shielded from these threats.
Keep your feline’s immune system healthy and strong by protecting them from dangerous bacteria, germs and viruses. The immature immune systems of kittens are especially susceptible and need extra help fighting off disease-causing organisms.
Core & More
We follow the vaccinating guidelines laid out by the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP). We understand that not every cat needs every vaccine and will suggest a plan tailored specifically to your feline’s health needs.
Required in all counties of Chicagoland, it is important for both indoor and outdoor cats to receive a rabies vaccine for public health and safety reasons.
Due to the high communicability of feline distemper disease and the threat it poses to other cats, this vaccination is standard for all kittens.
This is a parvoviral infectious disease that is typically characterized by depression, anorexia, high fever, vomiting, diarrhea and severe dehydration.
A common cause of respiratory disease in cats. This virus attacks the feline’s mouth, nasal passages, lungs, intestines and musculoskeletal system.
Infectious respiratory disease caused by feline herpesvirus type-1. Some carriers will not show symptoms but still pose a threat to other felines.
The Perfect Plan
For Your Feline
Most cats that are indoor-only require the core vaccines such as rabies and feline distemper.
Felines with outdoor access need additional vaccinations for diseases such as feline leukemia.