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4-in-1 vaccination for cats and recommended vaccination routine made by vet

Any pet in the house should be vaccinated against the most common and dangerous diseases. Vaccination against four diseases for cats is one of the most important acts of cat care. And should be done from an early age, according to the schedule given by your veterinarian, the following article will share some information you need to know about vaccines and vaccination plans for cats.

1. what diseases do 4-in-1 vaccination prevent your pets from?

1.1. Parvovirus infectious enteritis

Cat infectious enteritis is also known as cat Parvo enteritis, a plague of plague or cat white blood cells. It is an extremely dangerous disease and can spread very rapidly from infected cats to nearby cats through the infection route of exposure to secretions containing viruses or insects, parasites that draw blood from sick cats.

Cats who have been vaccinated against insufficient shots or have not been vaccinated are more likely to be infected, especially kittens aged 3-5 months. In addition, if a pregnant cat is infected with infectious enteritis, there can be death and miscarriage. At the same time, newborn cats are at high risk of having neurological problems.

The typical clinical manifestations of this disease are sudden high fever, vomiting, diarrhea, dehydration, circulatory disorder, diagnosis that will detect white blood cell reduction.

Cat leukaemia vaccination is important because it is a highly contagious disease

Cat leukaemia vaccination is important because it is a highly contagious disease

1.2. Cat infectious herpes zoster disease caused by herpes virus

Infectious bronchitis is an acute respiratory disease in cats, also known as cat flu, cat pneumonia. The causative agent is the herpes virus Type 1, in the family Herpesviridae.

Usually, the virus is transmitted through the respiratory tract or digestive tract. After cats become infected, the virus will multiply gradually in epithelial cells in their nasal cavity, throat, conjunctiva, tongue, and organs. Then, they go out along the excretion path.

Some cats have no symptoms even though they are already infected and are called clinically asymptomatic hypoglycemia, but the virus continues to spread. It leads to healthy cats around that can be infected by exposure to excretion or contaminated items from infected cats (e.g., food, water, food utensils, flooring). In addition, this herpes virus can be transmitted rapidly through the shot drop.

1.3. Cat Vaccination to Prevent Calicovirus Infections

This is a respiratory infection caused by the Calyiviridae virus. The initial clinical signs include fluid flowing from the eyes and nose, ulcers in the mouth, cats skipping meals and coma, which occur from the first 1-5 days of infection. Subsequent signs include feverish cats, swelling of limbs and face, jaundice, and many organs dysfunction syndrome.

1.4. Rabies vaccine for cats

Many people think that indoor cats do not need to get 4-in-1 vaccinations, including rabies shots, but only those 3 types of diseases. This is a misconception because domestic cats are still at risk of rabies. Because even though cats are kept indoors, they can still go out on their own or be taken out on their own. Your cat is still at risk of rabies when exposed to the outside environment.

Don’t ignore vaccination of all 4 types of these diseases for cats because the cost of vaccination is much lower than treatment. In addition, proactively vaccinating cats helps reduce the risks of the above-mentioned diseases such as complications, complications, and lower mortality than non-vaccine groups.

Get your cat fully vaccinated for 4-in-1 vaccination

Get your cat fully vaccinated for 4-in-1 vaccination

2. schedule for 4-in-1 vaccination for cats

  • Cats are 8 weeks old: a single shot of vaccine against 3 diseases (communicable enteritis, rhinitis, calicivirus infection).
  • Cats are 10 weeks old: twice vaccinated against 3 diseases.
  • Cats are 12 weeks old: 3 shots vaccinated against 3 diseases + 1 shot rabies vaccine
  • Cat is 6 months old: twice vaccinated against rabies.
  • Periodically every year, you need to repeat one shot of vaccine three diseases and one shot of rabies.


  • Cats should not be over 4 months old without the first shot.
  • Four cats should be vaccinated before the cat turns one year old.
Cats should be fully vaccinated with 4-in-1 vaccinations before reaching 12-month-old

Cats should be fully vaccinated with 4-in-1 vaccinations before reaching 12-month-old

3. cases in which cats should not be vaccinated

  • In the case of cat are being malnutrition, fever, sneezing, runny nose, or with diseases other, not good, it should not be taken for the vaccination. The vaccination as a healthy cat because if you don’t cat can see complications.
  • In addition, pregnant cats are absolutely not vaccinated, unless it can cause the cat to miscarriage. Furthermore, when cats are pregnant, antibodies in the body are high, resulting in almost no chance of catching infectious diseases and no need for vaccination during this period.

4. proper care for cats before and after being vaccinated with 4-in-1 shots

  • Do not bathe cats for 1 week and after vaccination of 4 cats.
  • The cat’s habitat should not be suddenly changed during a week before and after vaccination.
  • Cats who get vaccinated for the first time may show signs of allergies. Therefore, after vaccination, you should have your cat stay at the veterinary hospital for half an hour to monitor.
  • After vaccination, the cat’s immune system will be activated. The cat may experience some symptoms such as a slight fever, blurred vision, sneezing, and anorexia. You don’t have to worry too much because cats will recover after a few days of vaccination and antibodies will be produced in about 2 weeks.
  • But in case the cat shows signs of swelling or difficulty breathing, it should be notified immediately to the doctor for timely measures.
Monitor closely your cat

Monitor closely your cat

5. where to get your cat vacicnated with 4-in-1 shot?

To ensure that cats are visited, set an injection schedule according to health condition, age, and disease history, you should choose reputable and specialized units such as Animal Doctors International International veterinary hospital. Currently, the hospital has facilities in HCMC, Hanoi, Laos so that all cats can be vaccinated easily.

Animal Doctors International veterinary hospital always has the best four preventive vaccines for cats, applies proper import and preservation procedures, keeps the vaccine up to standard, and has the highest effect on cat disease prevention.

In addition, Animal Doctors International has a team of doctors who love cats, are experienced in visiting and vaccinating as well as promptly detecting and solving possible problems for cats during and after vaccination.

Modern equipment facility, high-quality vaccines at animal doctors.

Modern equipment facility, high-quality vaccines at animal doctors.

Thus, here is all information about vaccination against 4 cat diseases that anyone who raises cats should know well. For detailed advice on vaccination, you can contact Animal Doctors International, helping your cat always ensure the best care.