Are you a New York cat parent? If you are, you want to make sure they are happy and healthy. One of the ways is giving them the right vaccinations. You want to keep them safe from diseases and feeling good.

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We also can't forget about the cost. When it comes to money, we have options including low-cost clinics. There is also pet insurance that can help with vaccination bills. However Nationwide has dropped over 100,000 pet policies citing rising costs.

There’s been some debate among vets about how often we should vaccinate our pets. Some say we are going overboard, leading to unnecessary expenses. Others think regular vaccinations are important in keeping our pets healthy.

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To understand cat vaccinations, it’s good to know which ones are must-haves for our furry pals. Here are the main vaccines your cat should have:

Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus, and Panleukopenia (FVRCP)

This triple-threat vaccine helps against three serious diseases, and kittens can start getting it as early as 6 weeks old.


This one is important for your cat’s health and also helps keep everyone safe from rabies spreading.

Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV)

This is recommended for all cats under a year old to guard against anemia and lymphoma.

Non-core vaccines are worth considering depending on your cat’s lifestyle. These could include vaccines for things like feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) and Chlamydophila felis.

Knowing your cat’s vaccination schedule is important. Kittens need several rounds of shots in their first months, and the costs can add up fast. In New York, we’re lucky to have low-cost options like animal shelters and pet stores that have affordable vaccination clinics.

Some vet clinics have wellness packages that cover all the needed vaccines and check-ups for a yearly fee. Knowing the costs is important too. If you go to a private vet clinic, prices for each vaccine can range from $15 to $50.

Don’t forget about booster shots and follow-up visits too. Keeping your kitties healthy without going broke is important. We want them around for a long time.

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