Junior (6 months – 2 years)

Health issues

Common health issues in this age group include infectious diseases and problems related to hunting, fighting and trauma. Young cats can develop certain life-threatening conditions, such as heart disease, and are masters at hiding the signs of illness. Early detection is important. A priority is your cat’s first booster to keep immunity high. After neutering, cats are prone to putting on weight – talk to your vet about your cat’s optimum weight and aim to maintain it.

See:

Vaccinating your cat

Worming your cat 

Flea control

Diet – Feeding your cat

Obesity

Heart disease

Infectious diseases:

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