Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets. We are OPEN and are now able to provide a wide range of services. To learn more about the changes we have implemented in response to COVID-19 and what to expect during your next visit, click here.
Many feline diseases can be prevented through a vaccination program. We recommend an appointment with one of our small animal veterinarians to discuss your cat’s specific lifestyle and vaccination requirements.
There are many ways that your indoor cat can be exposed to a disease. Some of the very hardy viruses can be carried on clothing, shoes, and hands of a pet owner, putting even those that live strictly indoors at risk.
What are FVRCP and core vaccine for cats?
We recommend vaccinating for Feline Panleukopenia (FPV), which is the most contagious viral disease with a high death rate amongst unvaccinated cats. Feline Rhinotracheitis which is the most severe and widespread upper-respiratory virus and Feline Leukemia, which is a virus long associated with a leading cause of disease and death in cats.
How often does my adult cat need to be vaccinated?
Protective immune responses decline over time, so the vaccines that your kitten receives cannot protect your cat for the rest of its life. As immunity weakens your cat can again become susceptible to disease. Your veterinarian can recommend a vaccination schedule which best fits your cat’s needs.
Are there any risk associated with cat vaccines?
Occasionally there is a transient fever and lethargy 24 hours post vaccination.
Thank you for your continued support. Your safety and your pets' health are of utmost importance to us.
1. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE
Continue our "closed waiting room" policy to protect our clients and staff. When you arrive, please remain outside the hospital and use your cell phone to call us. We will take a history of your pet's health and discuss any concerns. A staff member will then meet you outside to bring your pet into the hospital for an examination. The Veterinarian will call you to discuss the recommended treatment plan. After your appointment, a staff member will return your pet to you outside, and take care of any needed medications and payment.
Continue the use of credit cards as the preferred payment method.
Continue with curbside pickup of food and medication (unless you have used our online store and are having your order delivered directly to your home). To place an order through our online store, visit our website and click on "Online Store".
2. OPERATING HOURS
We are OPEN with the following hours:
Monday to Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
NEW PET OWNERS
Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.
Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!
- Your dedicated team at Mill Bay Veterinary Hospital