What cat vaccinations are needed?
The most common diseases that cats need to be protected against are :
Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis
Does my indoor cat still need vaccinations?
An indoor cat will still need vaccinations, rabies, and the combination vaccine, this will help keep them healthy and protect them against the above diseases.
How often will my cat need to be vaccinated?
Cats need to be vaccinated from as early as 6 weeks and then usually a yearly booster, some vaccines only need re-doing every 3 years. your vet will advise you of the vaccine schedule that is required. If you do not get your cat vaccinated they can be at risk of catching lots of diseases, some of which could be fatal.
There are certain vaccinations for cats that you can administer yourself, as they are only drops or tablets, but any injections obviously must only be carried out by your vet.
Can cat vaccinations make my cat sick?
As with all vaccinations, some cats may have an allergic reaction, so may experience slight side effects such as itchiness, swelling of eyes/lips, and neck, they can also experience diarrhea but these symptoms will usually subside within a few days.
How much does a cat vaccination cost?
Cat vaccination costs can vary from vet to vet but usually start from about £20 upwards. Lots of vets will do packages that you can pay yearly or monthly for all your cat vaccinations, this can make things cheaper for you and spread the cost out over 12 months.