Kitten Wellness

Our kitten wellness program is designed to offer your new kitten all the benefits of veterinary services available to him or her from 8 weeks of age to 16 weeks of age. Included in this service is a series of examinations and vaccinations including Panleukopenia (Feline distemper), Rhinotracheitis, Calici virus (2 strains-one very virulent), Feline Leukemia & Rabies. Initial vaccinations can be started at 8 weeks of age. A series of booster vaccinations are given at 12 & 16 weeks of age. The vaccines that are recommended depend on whether your kitty will be an indoor or outdoor cat. It is very important that your kitten be brought in for boosters at the correct time to maximize the protection that the vaccines will give your kitten.

We recommend deworming for the most common intestinal worm of kittens – roundworms. Roundworms can cause gastrointestinal signs such as vomiting and/or diarrhea. We recommend deworming every 2 weeks until 4 months of age.

There are other parasites that can cause similar symptoms. Performing a fecal test will allow us to treat your kitten accordingly. Although some worms are visible to the naked eye, most worm burdens are diagnosed by examining the stool of your kitten microscopically.

At each visit your kitten will be given a complete physical exam. Nutritional requirements will be discussed. Litter training, handling & any behavioral issues will be discussed. We are very happy to answer any questions you may have.

One of the most important things you can do to insure your new kitten lives a long & healthy life is to begin proper dental care at an early age. Studies have proven good dental care throughout the life of your cat will result in your cat living on average 2 years longer than without good dental care.

We will clip your kittens nails if you wish.

We strongly recommend you consider purchasing pet insurance as there are board certified veterinary specialists available to perform unique specialized procedures should your pet unfortunately require such a procedure to save its life.