Where Are Kitten Vaccines Given?

FAQs Cindy Castillo August 7, 2022

The vaccines are combined into a single injection, so your cat only needs to have one needle. This is administered under the skin on the neck and is well tolerated by the vast majority of cats.

Where do you give a cat a vaccine?

There are two places where a vaccination can be given to a cat, on the neck or on the lower leg.

How do you give a kitten an injection?

Where is the FeLV vaccine given?

According to the recommendations of the Vaccination-Associated Sarcoma Working Group, parenteral FeLV vaccines are administered subcutaneously as far as possible distally into the left rear extremity.

Do kittens feel sick after vaccinations?

Mild reactions such as low-grade fever, lethargy, decreased appetite and localized swelling at the vaccination site may begin within hours of vaccination and usually resolve within a few days. If they don’t clear up within this timeframe, call your vet.

Where are im injections given?

There are four sites on your body that can be used to give yourself an intramuscular injection. This includes upper arms, thighs, hips and buttocks. Make sure you are familiar with the injection technique before you start the injection. A nurse or other healthcare provider can show you how.

How do you give a difficult cat a shot?

Can I give my kitten shots myself?

DO-IT-YOURSELF FOR JUST A FEW DOLLARS PER DOSE. Feline FocusĀ® is a combination vaccine specifically designed for do-it-yourself vaccination. Focus offers your older cats immunity from major kitty cat health risks. For more good news, see Save.



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