Does my indoor cat need to be vaccinated?
Yes, even if your cat stays indoors, they need to be vaccinated against Rabies as it is required by law. There are diseases that can be transmitted by air (upper respiratory diseases) so it is safest to fully protect your cat by vaccinating.
What is FVRCP and the core vaccines for cats?
FVRCP protects your cat from upper respiratory diseases. The Rabies vaccine is the other core vaccine for cats. Depending on the lifestyle of your cat, you may want to vaccinate against Leukemia as well.
How often does my adult cat need to be vaccinated?
FVRCP is administered every 3 years, while Rabies is an annual vaccination.
Are there any risks associated with cat vaccines?
Yes, there are risks associated with vaccinations, but the benefits outweigh the risks. Mild reactions such as localized swelling and lethargy may occur.