What are the shots kittens need?
Immunizations are started at 6-8 weeks of age and are repeated every 3-4 weeks until the kitten is 4 months old. The routine or core vaccinations will protect your kitten from the most common diseases: feline distemper (panleukopenia), feline viral rhinotracheitis (feline herpes virus 1), calicivirus, and rabies.
When should a kitten be vaccinated?
nine weeks old
Your kitten will need two sets of vaccinations to get them started – their first set at nine weeks old and a second booster set at three months old. After this, kittens and cats usually need ‘booster’ vaccinations once a year. Until your kitten is fully vaccinated (and neutered), you should keep him or her inside.
When should kittens be dewormed?
When should my cat be dewormed? Kittens need to be dewormed at two, four, six, and eight weeks. All cats and kittens that are old enough should take year-round monthly heartworm and flea preventative that also treats and controls hookworms and roundworms.
Can you give kittens shots at home?
We sell dog and cat vaccinations that you can administer to your pet on your own at home. These include the Canine Spectra™ 10, Canine Spectra 10+ Lyme, Canine Spectra™ 9, Canine Spectra™ 6, Canine Spectra™ 5, Kennel-Jec™ 2, Canine KC 3, Feline Focus Cat Vax 3 + FeLV, and Feline Focus™ 3 (vaccine drops).
How big is an 8 week old kitten?
about two pounds
Eight weeks is a milestone age for kittens. They should weigh about two pounds, which means they’re ready to be spayed and neutered! They’re also fully weaned (you’re done with bottle feeding) and look more like adult cats. It’s a good time to start looking for their adoptive homes.
What is the 3 in 1 vaccine for cats?
The 3-in-1 vaccine for cats protects against three infectious diseases: Feline viral rhinotracheitis. Feline calicivirus. Feline panleukopaenia virus.
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.
Do 8 week old kittens drink water?
I would try feeding him canned food along with his dry kitten food, as that will get more moisture into his diet. You can also try a pet water fountain. It will provide a continual source of fresh water for him and may encourage him to drink.
How can you tell if a cat has worms?
Common signs of worms in cats include:
- Vomiting (sometimes with worms in the vomit)
- Diarrhea (with or without blood)
- Tarry feces.
- Weight loss.
- Distended abdomen.
- Skin lesions.
- Generally poor body condition and a dull coat.