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Indoor cats - do you only go the vet as needed or do you keep up on their vacs?

 
jamesonjustines

Asked by jamesonjustines at 11:57 PM on Jul. 2, 2010 in Pets

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  • We normally kept up with vaccines for our cats, but we stopped vaxing the 2 elderly ones a couple of years ago. I just didn't see the point--they're old and more fragile and they never, ever go outside. My 2 younger ones have had their rabies and other standard vaxes within the last year, but I will probably stop doing that as they age.
    vicesix

    Answer by vicesix at 9:08 AM on Jul. 3, 2010

  • I selectively immunize just like I did with my kids.

    Gailll

    Answer by Gailll at 12:01 AM on Jul. 3, 2010

  • I have decided i will only get my cat her vaccines when i decide we live somewhere safe enough to let her outside. Right now, she is not allowed outside so she receives no vaccines. But eventually i hope to let her out, but first, she will get the vaccines.
    outstandingLove

    Answer by outstandingLove at 12:01 AM on Jul. 3, 2010

  • I keep up with their vaccines. I have 3 cats...and just acquired some poor little kittens thrown out by the side of the road, and I am going to give them their shots and try to find them homes. You never know what your pets may get or come in contact with.
    JennyMarie

    Answer by JennyMarie at 12:01 AM on Jul. 3, 2010

  • When we lived in an apartment we kept up with the shots that they had to have to live in the apartment, but now that we live in our own house we only take them to the vet when they need to go.
    jessradtke

    Answer by jessradtke at 12:01 AM on Jul. 3, 2010

  • My two kitties were from shelters, so they got their first years vaccinations. Moving forward, I do not plan on vaxing them. As for vet checks, we will go every two years, as needed.
    buzymamaof3

    Answer by buzymamaof3 at 12:06 AM on Jul. 3, 2010

  • We are a vaccine free home. Unless they are seriously injured or have some kind of illness that I can't figure out, our pets never go to the vet... Just like with my kids.
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 12:09 AM on Jul. 3, 2010

  • keep up with their vaccines.
    ymadaris2

    Answer by ymadaris2 at 5:49 AM on Jul. 4, 2010

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