Cat Vaccinations

Cats receive their immunity from mom with their first nursing of the antibody laden colostrum. Like dogs there is a narrow window where the antibodies can be absorbed into their system. The volume and quality of the colostrum will also depend on the litter size, and the duration of the labor. Cat are often rescued from shelters where the mom cat have no known vaccine status. This makes vaccinating a kitten very important. Kittens should receive a series of three vaccinations like dogs with 3 to 4 weeks between each vaccination. We will discuss the disease protection protocol and vaccines best suited to your cat be it an indoor, outdoor or anything in-between cat.