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Why should I get my cat vaccinated?

Posted by Vetcall on 4 July 2017

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Every year cats of all ages become seriously ill or die from infectious diseases which could have been prevented through vaccination.   The micro-organisms' that cause these diseases are wide spread in the New Zealand cat population (for e.g. New Zealand has one of the highest reported rates of infection with Feline aids in the world: approximately 1 in 10 healthy cats, and 1 in 5 feral cats are infected with the feline aids virus). The expression 'prevention is better than cure' is very true since there is no specific treatment for the viral diseases. Treatment is often lengthy, expensive and not always successful. All cats must be fully vaccinated against the...

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