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Newborn kittens should be examined within the first 24 hours of life.   The mother should also be examined within 24 hours for retained fetuses or afterbirth, to check the quality of milk and to treat accordingly.   Blood tests or x-rays may be needed in certain cases to get additional information.


When What
3 Weeks Physical Exam
as needed - also to mother at this time
6, 8, 10, 12, 14 Weeks Vaccinations:  Distemper, Rhino-Calici, Leukemia, FIP Feline Infectious Peritonitis)  
Nutritional Planning
Leukemia Test
Flea  control
as needed
Monitor Dentition
Extract decidious (baby) teeth as needed to prevent damage to adult teeth or abnormal bite.
16 weeks Rabies Vaccination (County Tag required)
6 months Spay females
Neuter males
1 Year  Vaccinations - Boosters 0 Distemper, Rhino Calici, Leukemia, FIP and Rabies (annually)
Fecal exam - treat for parasites as needed
Spay or neuter those who were undecided earlier
Dental Exams recommend brushing, cleaning an dpolishings as needed
Treat skin problems as needed (thyroid tests,  culture and sensitivity, and skin biopsies as needed
6 Yrs and older Pets 6 years of age or older need additional blood tests for early detection of any organ dysfunction or failure.   In many cases, the earlier we find the problem in organs such as liver, kidney, etc., the more likely we can help the animals by prescribing the appropriate medication or even a diet change
Breeding Animals Thyroid test at 2 years of age or earlier, (if not cycling regularly.
Complete Blood Count
Culture and Sensitivity
(if there's a history of infertility)
Leukemia Test if not done previously and not vaccinated
Suspected pregnant cats should be examined at four weeks after breeding o try to diagnose pregnancy, if pregnant, change to special diet, recheck exam in six weeks for and exam for blood testing
X-rays should be done at 8 weeks of age
As always, no rule is without change or exception so always check with your veterinarian

Quail Roost Animal Hospital
Julio A. Ibáñez, D.V.M.
10575 S.W. 186 Street (Quail Roost Drive)
Miami, Florida   33157
(305) 235-4991 Office