Why vaccinate your cat?
Vaccination is basically injecting a microbe that has been killed so that the body can develop resistance to this microbe hence prevent it from affecting the person injected. The cat's health will improve with vaccination. More information on cat health here.
The following are reasons why your cat needs to be vaccinated
- Regardless of whether or not your cat is an indoor pet, they all need to be vaccinated. One of the reasons being your cat’s health can be in jeopardy if they actually interact with other cats especially the outdoor ones which in many cases are the ones which are hosts of many parasites and diseases and within no time your cat will catch the diseases. However, if your cat is vaccinated there is the reduced chances of your cat contracting the disease.
- Another reason as to why you should vaccinate your cat is when you are considering to get another pet regardless of whether they are cats or not, or if you already have other pets it is advisable to vaccinate all of them as vaccination tends to strengthen your cat’s immune system and will improve the cat’s health.
- The cat's health is your priority then the vaccination should not be an issue as vaccination increases the probability of your cat living quality and long life. There are some rabid animals that might come into contact with your cat and spread rabies to your cat and rabies are quite detrimental to the cat’s health.
- Another risk to your cat’s health can be you. This is because human beings can have viruses or parasites which affect the cat’s health. The cat's health worsens with these parasites and viruses that could be in your hands or clothing. The cat could ingest these parasites while grooming as they tend to use their tongues. This could lead to your cat getting sick hence the importance of vaccination as even though the cat will be exposed to the parasites they will have a defense against them and more often than not the cat ends up not being sick. When you actually vaccinate your cat then you end up being safe as some diseases an affect both humans and cats.
- Vaccinating your cat also assures protection and brings about longevity in other cats or animals that your cat will interact with in the park. The main vaccines that are administered to cats are-: feline, rabies, chlamydia and bordetella vaccines, some are administered as sequences while others are administered once.