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Kitten Care
Newly adopted kittens should visit Kitten to Cat Hospital for a complete physical examination before they are introduced to other animals and humans in the household. We will screen your new kitten for fleas, intestinal parasites, FeLV, FIV (contagious viruses) and other health problems.

Juvenile cats have immature immune systems, making them susceptible to infectious diseases. Vaccines are the most effective preventive measure you can take for the health of your kitten. The most important vaccines include:  

  • Feline Panleukopenia
  • Feline Rhinotracheitis (Herpes Virus)
  • Feline Calicivirus
  • Rabies

Kittens receive a series of vaccinations in order to be protected; an incomplete series may leave your kitten vulnerable to infection. We will also discuss neuter and spay for your new kitten. We typically recommend having your kitten neutered around 5-6 months of age.

Cat Care
(ages 2-10 years of age)
We recommend that cats be examined at least annually in order to prevent or detect medical problems. Cats age at a faster rate than we do and as a result health problems can progress at a more rapid rate.

Dental disease is a very important disease that we address during the annual exam. 75% of cats will have dental disease by the age of 3 years.

The annual wellness exam is an opportunity for you to address any concerns you may have and for the veterinarian to evaluate the needs that your cat may have such as dental care, weight management immunization and parasite prevention.

Senior Cat
(10 years and older)
Cats are living longer, thanks to better medical care and preventative care. How long an individual cat will live depends on many factors such as: environment, genetics, nutrition, and appropriate veterinary care.

With this increase of life span, comes an increase in conditions and diseases that cats are susceptible to and may need medical intervention to increase the quality of life. Commom conditions and diseases of older cats include: arthritis, kidney disease, hyperthyroidism, diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Cats age faster than we do and health problems can progress more rapidly.

At Kitten to Cat Hospital, we pay special attention to your senior cat’s care and comfort level and evaluate each cat individually and make optimal recommendations for your cat.