What vaccines do cats need for kennel?
Because of its easy transmission between dogs, most boarding kennels require vaccination in order to prevent your pet from becoming infected while boarding. Cats: The basic feline vaccines are FVRCP and Rabies. FVRCP is for feline viral rhinotracheitis, calici virus and panleukopenia.
How long after vaccinations can cat go to cattery?
Adult cats (more than 2 years old) IMPORTANT: If your cat is not up-to-date with its booster vaccination it cannot board until BOTH Primary vaccinations have been restarted by your vet. You must then allow 4 weeks after the second Primary vaccination has been given before your cat can come into the cattery.
Do cats need to be vaccinated if they are indoor cats?
Veterinarians recommend that all indoor cats should be given core vaccinations to keep them protected from a large range of extremely contagious diseases, so they are safe from illnesses if they escape from your house, go for a grooming or if they have to stay at a boarding facility, etc.
Can I vaccinate my cat myself?
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What is the 4 in 1 vaccine 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.
Will my cat be OK in a cattery for 2 weeks?
If I was going away for 2 weeks I would definitely opt for a cattery, visiting twice a day still leaves your cat alone and bored for too long IMO . Could your mother in law visit more often or spend a few hours per visit to give some company to your cat.
How do you prepare a cat for a cattery?
Try and leave the pet carrier out in your cat’s favourite room for a few days before you bring him/ her to the cattery. He/ she will become used to the sight and presence of the box and will be less unsettled once he/ she is placed in it. Some cats love their boxes as they can recognise their own scent.
Do cats need annual shots?
Primary vaccination is essential in order to prevent the return of the once common deadly infectious diseases in kittens and cats. Recent research indicates that not all vaccines require yearly boosters. However, there is no evidence that annual booster vaccination is anything but beneficial to the majority of cats.
Should senior cats be vaccinated?
Some research indicates that the immune system of older animals is not as effective as younger animals. This suggests that older cats may be more susceptible to diseases and therefore require annual vaccinations.