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Litchfield, IL 62056

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Kitten Care

Congratulations adding a new member to your family!

We can't wait to meet your new kitten. Please bring your new kitten in as soon as possible after you bring him/her home. Your investment in good basic care will reward you with the companionship and affection of a healthy cat for fifteen years or more.

What to bring with you to your kitten's initial exam:

The initial exam will include:

Kitten Vaccination Schedule:

Information about vaccines for your kitten:

Distemper vaccine. The distemper vaccine typically includes protection not only for feline distemper but also some upper respiratory viruses. Feline distemper (panleukopenia) is a serious, often fatal disease that is easily transmitted, so do not delay getting this important vaccination. Your kitten should receive his first distemper shot when he is about 8 weeks old. A booster shot is then needed 3 to 4 weeks later. After this, your kitty will need annual boosters.

Rabies vaccine. Rabies is a serious, fatal disease that can attack any mammal, including humans. Your kitty should get her first rabies vaccination when she is 4 months old. After this, she will need a booster one year later. After that, she will need boosters every 3 years.

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