When adopting a kitten, your first port of call should be to your veterinarian. Your vet will give your new baby a check-up and inspect their general health. They will start them on de-worming treatments as well as administering their vital vaccinations. Please do not delay going to your vet, it is essential you start taking care of your kitten’s health immediately.
**Always ask your vet for advice on the necessary treatments, they will recommend products and give you sound advice.
In general, cats need to be de-wormed every three to four months. Kittens can be de-wormed from about 2 weeks old and it is advised that they are de-wormed every two weeks to a month until they are three months old. From then on, every three to four months.
According to the South African Veterinarian Association, there are Core Vaccines for cats which should be given to ALL cats, in ALL regions, because they protect against diseases that are widespread and which have serious effects.
Core vaccines for CATS