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Cats

Kittens

So you’ve got your new kitten homes and introduced it to the family. Great, but what about all the shots it’s supposed to have? Not to mention worming, feeding, flea control, and de-sexing.

This information covers everything you’ll need to know to get you both through the first six months and headed in the right direction.

New Kitten Checklist

“I’m your new kitten. Thank you for letting me become part of your family. Here are a few things that you need to provide for me to ensure I am a happy and healthy kitten.”

Vaccinations

Like most things, prevention is always better than treatment, so having your cat vaccinated regularly is a great way to promote your cats health and wellbeing, as well as helping to prevent the spread of disease among cats in Northland. These documents help to explain the diseases we vaccinate cats against

Worming

Regular worming of cats not only keeps them healthy, it can keep you healthy as well.

Flea Control

There are so many products available now, the best approach is to discuss your needs and personal situation with your vet or vet nurse. They can advise on the best product for you, your kitten, your pocket and any other animals that you may already have at home.

Feeding Kittens

Kittens are busy, inquisitive animals and use huge amounts of energy I their rapid growth.

Desexing

Teeth

When did you last look in your pet’s mouth? And why should you?

Skin Allergies

Allergies occur when the immune system over-reacts to a foreign body or allergen. In cats and dogs skin allergies present in many different forms and from many different causes.

Environmental Enrichment for Indoor Cats

Cats can be kept indoors in a humane and satisfying manner. They can be given an environment, which provides complexity, unpredictability and choice- the things that make life interesting