Feline Wellness

Expert & Dedicated Cat Care Wellness

The Animal Medical Center of Jupiter’s mission is to provide our feline patients with the highest quality compassionate cat care and keep their owners educated and informed to make the best decisions possible for their pets. We emphasize the importance of routine cat care wellness exams for the purpose of disease prevention and early illness detection. We believe that owners should be well educated about common diseases and afflictions that their pets are prone to based on their breed, age, and husbandry.

6-8 Weeks​

  • Physical Exam and Client Consultation
  • Intestinal Parasite Screening (Fecal Exam)
  • Routine Deworming
  • Nail Trim and Ear Cleaning
  • Age Appropriate Vaccinations: FVRCP= Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis/ Calicivirus/ Panleukopenia (1st of 3)
  • Start on Heartworm/Internal Parasite/ Flea and Tick Prevention (Complimentary First Dose)
  • Animal Medical Center of Jupiter Client Education:
    Age specific Client Cat Care Education including proper nutrition, litter box training, socialization, indoor vs. outdoor living preventing zoonotic (transferable to humans) parasites to people and other pets, Pet Insurance and Payment Plan Options for Pet Health Care and what to look forward to for future visits.

10-12 Weeks

  • Physical Exam and Client Consultation
  • Intestinal Parasite Screening (Fecal Exam)
  • Routine Deworming/ Specified Parasite Treatment if necessary
  • Nail Trim and Ear Cleaning
  • FeLV/FIV Combo Testing (Feline Leukemia and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Age Appropriate Vaccinations: FVRCP= Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis/ Calicivirus/ Panleukopenia (2nd Booster); Feline Leukemia (1st of 2)
  • Continue with Heartworm/Internal Parasite/Flea and Tick Prevention
  • Animal Medical Center of Jupiter Cat Care Client Education:
    How to Maintain Dental Health, Nail Trimming, Ear Cleaning, Basic Grooming/ Hairball Prevention, and Choosing the Right Products for your Kitten.

14-16 Weeks

  • Physical Exam and Client Consultation
  • Intestinal Parasite Screening (Fecal Exam if Previously Tested Positive)
  • Routine Deworming/ Specified Parasite Treatment if necessary
  • Nail Trim and Ear Cleaning
  • Age Appropriate Vaccinations: FVRCP= Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis/ Calicivirus/ Panleukopenia (3rd Booster); Feline Leukemia (2nd Booster); Rabies
  • Continue with Heartworm/Internal Parasite/Flea and Tick Prevention
  • Animal Medical Center of Jupiter Cat Care Client Education:
    Discuss Spaying and Neutering, Alleviating anesthetic risk through pre-anesthetic bloodwork and other pre-operative screening, Preparing for surgery and recovery, Microchipping, Declawing and Alternative Options and Wellness Care Recommendations until First Annual Visit.

12-18 Months

  • Physical Exam and Client Consultation
  • Intestinal Parasite Screening
  • Blood Parasite Screening (Heartworm)
  • Junior Pet Annual Wellness Laboratory Screening: Red and White Blood Cell Counts, Platelets, and Internal Organ Function Test
  • Age Appropriate Vaccinations: FVRCP= Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis/ Calicivirus/ Panleukopenia (3 year); Feline Leukemia (3 year if cat goes outside and is at risk); Rabies (1 year)
  • Routine Deworming
  • Nail Trim and Ear Cleaning
  • Continue with Heartworm/Internal Parasite/Flea and Tick Prevention
  • Animal Medical Center of Jupiter Cat Care Client Education:
    Maintaining Dental Health, Body Condition Scoring, Nutritional/Lifestyle/Activity Level Assessment, Screening for internal and external parasites, Preventing Parasites and other Infectious Diseases.

2-6 Years ​(Adult Feline)

  • Physical Exam and Client Consultation
  • Intestinal Parasite Screening
  • Blood Parasite Screening (Heartworm)
  • Adult Pet Annual Wellness Laboratory Screening: Red and White Blood Cell Counts, Platelets, Internal Organ Function Test, Urinalysis
  • Age Appropriate Vaccinations: FVRCP= Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis/ Calicivirus/ Panleukopenia (3 year); Feline Leukemia (3 year if cat goes outside and is at risk); Rabies (1 year)
  • Routine Deworming
  • Nail Trim and Ear Cleaning
  • Continue with Heartworm/Internal Parasite/Flea and Tick Prevention
  • Evaluate for Annual Dental Cleaning
  • Animal Medical Center of Jupiter Cat Care Client Education:
    Maintaining Dental Health, Body Condition Scoring, Nutritional/Lifestyle/Activity Level Assessment, Screening for internal and external parasites, Preventing Parasites and other Infectious Diseases.

7 Years and Older (Senior Feline)

  • Physical Exam and Client Consultation
  • Intestinal Parasite Screening
  • Blood Parasite Screening (Heartworm)
  • Senior Pet Annual Wellness Laboratory Screening: Red and White Blood Cell Counts, Platelets, Comprehensive Internal Organ Function Test, Thyroid Test, Urinalysis
  • Senior Pet Imaging Study Screening reviewed by a Radiologist: Chest and Abdominal Radiographs to monitor for any disease processes not specifically screened for with routine laboratory testing (cancer, heart disease, decrease in kidney size, bladder stones, etc.), Abdominal Ultrasound (Optional Services)
  • Check Blood Pressures
  • Age Appropriate Vaccinations: FVRCP= Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis/ Calicivirus/ Panleukopenia (3 year); Feline Leukemia (3 year if cat goes outside and is at risk); Rabies (1 year)
  • Routine Deworming
  • Nail Trim and Ear Cleaning
  • Continue with Heartworm/Internal Parasite/Flea and Tick Prevention
  • Evaluate for Annual Dental Cleaning
  • Animal Medical Center of Jupiter Cat Care Client Education:
    Maintaining Dental Health, Body Condition Scoring, Nutritional Requirements for Senior Cats, Lifestyle/Activity Level Assessment, Screening for internal and external parasites, Preventing Parasites and other Infectious Diseases