Kitten Care

Brighton Animal Hospital and Boarding Kennel, PC

723 Linden Ave
Rochester, NY 14625


Congratulations on your new kitten!  We look forward to meeting the latest family addition.
When you come for your first visit be sure to bring any paperwork, including vaccines that may have been given, microchip information if already chipped and test results for feline leukemia or FIV if it has been done.
Also bring a fecal sample to check for intestinal parasites.  A fresh sample is preferable.

8 Weeks
FVRCP #1 (feline viral rhinotracheitis/calicivirus/panleukopenia)
Feline leukemia vaccine (FeLV) #1 (non-core vaccine)
Stool exam and deworming
Feline leukemia/Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) testing
Begin parasite prevention protocol
Nutritional counseling
Litter box training

12 weeks
Rabies vaccine may be given at 12 weeks
Feline leukemia vaccine #2
Stool exam and deworming

16 weeks
Rabies vaccine should be given at this time if it was not given at 12 weeks

6 months
Stool exam and deworming, if needed
Microchip placemen 
FeLV/FIV testing