Kitten Care

kittens

Recommendations for New kittens

3 weeks and 6 weeks

  • deworm
baby kitten

8 weeks

  • Physical Exam (PE)
  • 1st FVRCP-P (feline viral rhinotracheitis, Calici, Pneumonitis, Panleukopenia)
  • Parasite check
  • Deworm
  • Feline Leukemia test
  • Flea and Heartworm treatment (revolution)
  • Ear mite check

12 weeks

  • PE
  • 2nd FVRCP-P
  • 1st Feline leukemia
  • 1st FIV vaccine (only if kitten is going to be an outside kitten)
  • deworm
  • flea and heartworm treatment

16 weeks

  • PE
  • 3rd FVRCP-P
  • 2nd Feline leukemia
  • 2nd FIV
  • Rabies
  • Deworm
  • Flea and heartworm treatment

5 mos and older

  • Spay or neuter
  • declaw if staying indoors only
  • give flea and heartworm treatment once a month all year round
  • Feline Leukemia and FIV testing
  • CBC and Chem 6 to screen for kidney and other congenital disorders prior to surgery

check up

Annually

  • PE
  • Rabies
  • FVRCP-P
  • Feline Leukemia
  • FIV

Debra Garrison, DVM

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