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Do older cats need vaccinations?
Last Updated: 11th June, 2020
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Also question is, do cats really need vaccinations?
Although other cat and kitten vaccinations are not legally required by law, they are important because they protect your cat from serious disease.
is rabies vaccine safe for older cats? A: The simplest answer is that rabies vaccines are required by law for all cats and dogs over the age of six months in New York state - and many other states have similar requirements. But that's probably not a very satisfying answer.
Just so, can cats die from vaccinations?
CORE VACCINES Panleukopenia (feline distemper): This highly contagious and potentially lethal virus causes fever, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, and in some cases, sudden death.
What are the most important vaccines for cats?
Essential Vaccines for Your Cat
- Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus and Panleukopenia (FVRCP). Commonly called the “distemper” shot , this combination vaccine protects against three diseases: feline viral rhinotracheitis, calicivirus and panleukopenia (sometimes called “feline distemper”).