Animal Wellness Clinic

3570 Chambersburg Road
Biglerville, PA 17307


Kitten/Cat Vaccinations

   Your cat's health is important to us.  For that reason, we recommend the following*:

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Kittens less than 6 months (or any feline who has never received vaccines):

Comprehensive  Physical Examination
Feline leukemia & FIV testing (should be repeated 3-6 month from first test)
              Distemper (FVRCP) booster every 3-4 weeks until 16 weeks of age

              Rabies (for pets older than 12 weeks of age) booster due in one year
              Feline Leukemia booster due 3-4 weeks then in one year
              FIV vaccine (not currently available)

Kittens 5-6 months of age:

Comprehensive Physical Examination
Pre-operative blood screen
Spay/ Neuter
Heartworm test 
performed initially at 4-6 months of age and then annually

Cats of all ages:

Biannual Comprehensive Physical Examination
Heartworm Prevention 
year round
Flea/ Tick Prevention year round
Intestinal Parasite Exam (fecal analysis) at each kitten visit and then every 6 months 
Deworming according to recommendations by Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Microchipping/ National Pet Loss Registration
based on your pet's needs
General Health Profile (blood testing) to evaluate your pet's internal health

To maximize your pet's health, we also recommend feeding a healthy diet, providing regular grooming including routine ear cleaning, toenail trims, and daily dental care.  We will be happy to discuss these procedures during your pet's visit.

*This list is meant to serve as a guide only.  Your pet's needs may differ based on physical examination findings, blood test results, and/ or environmental stresses.            


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