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Kittens need a rabies vaccination and another core vaccination that safeguards against feline rhinotracheitis, feline panleukopenia and feline calicivirus, according to PetMD. That vaccination usually comes in one shot t... More »

Vaccinations for feline distemper, feline viral rhinotracheitis, feline calicivirus and rabies are called "core vaccinations" and are the first shots kittens need, says PetMD. Depending on a kitten's lifestyle, a veterin... More »

The best free baby kittens are healthy, active and not lethargic. Signs of a healthy kitten are clear eyes, no nasal discharge and a shiny coat. Physically examine any kitten that you intend to bring into your family. More »

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Vaccinations for feline distemper, feline viral rhinotracheitis, feline calicivirus and rabies are called "core vaccinations" and are the first shots kittens need, says PetMD. Depending on a kitten's lifestyle, a veterin... More »

Required shots for dogs, or "core vaccines," include vaccines for canine parvovirus, canine hepatitis, rabies and distemper, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Veterinarians admin... More »

The most common side effects from a rabies vaccination for a cat include mild fever, reduced appetite and some discomfort in the area where the vaccination was given. Typical side effects usually begin several hours afte... More »

Kittens stop growing once they reach full adulthood, depending on their breed and genetic profile, but some breeds can have explosive growth spurts in the first four years of life, such as the Ragdoll, according to The C... More »