When should kittens be vaccinated for rabies?

Rabies vaccine is usually given once at 12-16 weeks of age. "Your veterinarian will assess your kitten's lifestyle and discuss these vaccinations with you to help you decide what is best for your cat."
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What shots do indoor kittens need?

All kittens should receive vaccines for rabies, upper respiratory infections and distemper. If any cats in your home spend time outdoors, you should also have your kitten vaccinated against the feline leukemia virus.
  • What vaccinations do indoor cats need?

    Most vaccinated cats receive two separate vaccines which the American Association of Feline Practitioners has designated core vaccines: a rabies vaccine and a trivalent vaccine against feline herpes virus, panleukopenia virus and calicivirus also known as FVRCP.
  • What shots do kittens need and at what age?

    Kittens are vaccinated once every three to four weeks until they reach 16 weeks of age or older. However, to avoid over-vaccination, most veterinarians will recommend starting the vaccine at 8 weeks of age, followed by boosters at 12 weeks and 16 weeks old. Rabies is the other core kitten vaccination.
  • What shots do kittens need and cost?

    Cat Costs
    ItemAnnual Cat Costs
    Vaccinations$60
    Deworming$20
    Defleaing$20
    Total$400
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What shots do kittens need 8 weeks?

All kittens should receive vaccines for rabies, upper respiratory infections and distemper. If any cats in your home spend time outdoors, you should also have your kitten vaccinated against the feline leukemia virus.
  • What shots does a 9 week old kitten need?

    Sample Kitten Vaccine Schedule
    AgeCore VaccinesOther Possible Procedures
    6-8 weeksFVRCP doctor examinationdeworm
    9-11 weeksFVRCP boosterdeworm, begin heartworm/flea prevention
    12-14 weeksFVRCP boosterdeworm
    15-17 weeksFVRCP final booster, Rabiesfecal exam
  • What shots does my kitten really need?

    According to the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP), the core vaccines (those that are recommended for ALL cats) are feline panleukopenia virus (FPV), feline herpesvirus-1 (FHV-1), and feline calicivirus (FCV) as well as Rabies.
  • What age does kitten get first shots?

    When to give vaccines.
    Kittens should start getting vaccinations when they are 6 to 8 weeks old until they are about 16 weeks old. Then they must be boostered a year latyer.. The shots come in a series every 3 to 4 weeks.
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How do you give a kitten shots?

Rabies vaccine is usually given once at 12-16 weeks of age. "Your veterinarian will assess your kitten's lifestyle and discuss these vaccinations with you to help you decide what is best for your cat."
  • What are the necessary shots for kittens?

    According to the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP), the core vaccines (those that are recommended for ALL cats) are feline panleukopenia virus (FPV), feline herpesvirus-1 (FHV-1), and feline calicivirus (FCV) as well as Rabies.
  • When should I give my kitten shots?

    Kittens are vaccinated once every three to four weeks until they reach 16 weeks of age or older. However, to avoid over-vaccination, most veterinarians will recommend starting the vaccine at 8 weeks of age, followed by boosters at 12 weeks and 16 weeks old. Rabies is the other core kitten vaccination.
  • Where should feline vaccines be injected?

    Most commonly, canine distemper-parvovirus (DAPP) and feline upper respiratory-panleukopenia (FVRCP) vaccines are given in the right foreleg, rabies vaccinations are given in the right hind leg, and products containing feline leukemia virus (FeLV) are given in the left hind leg.

Updated: 30th June 2020

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