Marshfield Veterinary Service will suggest a vaccination protocol that will fit the lifestyle and age of your cat. Each vaccine is beneficial in preventing infectious diseases . Some vaccine options are:
Rabies is a disease that attacks the nervous system. Some symptoms of Rabies could be drooling, aggression, seizures, lethargy and lack of coordination. The Rabies vaccine is given at 12 weeks of age or older followed by boosters every 1-3 years and is required by most municipalities.
This vaccine is commonly referred to as the distemper vaccine which contains a combination of viruses or bacteria that immunize against several diseases. This FVRCP vaccine can be given at 8 weeks of age or older and consists of 2-3 injections given 3-4 weeks apart followed by boosters every 1-3 years.
FeLV (Feline Leukemia)
This is a highly infectious and contagious disease that weakens a cat's immune system and can lead to a form of leukemia. This vaccine can be given at 9 weeks of age or older and consists of two injections given 3-4 weeks later followed by annual boosters.