RECOMMENDED VACCINATIONS FOR OUR FELINE FRIENDS
6 to 8 Weeks
9 to 11 Weeks
12 to 14 Weeks
(Heartworm and Flea prevention)
**The initial Pediatric Examination includes a fecal examination to check for intestinal parasites.
**Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV) and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) are life-threatening diseases that occur worldwide in cats and kittens.
Cats and kittens should be tested for FeLV and FIV when:
- The Newly adopted: since infection may have future health ramifications, even if the cat or kitten does not presently have signs of the disease.
- Introduction into a new household to prevent exposing resident cats .
- Any time a kitten or cat is undergoing Anesthesia and/or Surgery and testing is unknown or questionable.
**Feline Heartworm Disease: Although outdoor cats are at greater risk, a relatively high percentage of cats considered by their owners to be totally indoor pets also become infected. Overall, the distribution of feline heartworm disease in the U.S. seems to be parallel that of dogs but with lower total numbers according to The American Heartworm Society on Feline Heartworm Disease. We do recommend Cats to be given a topical or oral monthly heartworm prevention.
Annual Wellness Examination
Thyroid Panel-A blood test to detect Hyperthyroidism, a disease caused by abnormal thyroid hormones.
Symptoms may include weight loss, increased appetite, increased activity and restlessness, cranky behavior, poor hair coat, fast heart rate, increased water consumption and urination, periodic vomiting, difficulty breathing and occasional depression
Geriatric Examinations-Lab test to determine various organ functions.
CBC (complete Blood Count, Chest Exam/X-ray, Chemistry Panels, Cardio proBNP test