The vaccination process for kittens generally begins when they are 6 to 8 weeks old. They will be given a series of vaccines that may include 2 to 4 boosters over the course of 2 to 3 months, and then receive yearly vaccinations. Vaccination is usually given through injection or injected into the nose.
Vaccines are given so that the cat may be immunized and protected against various viruses or diseases. Distemper, Calicivirus, Rhinotracheitis, Chlamydia, Rabies, Feline Leukemia, and FIP are common feline vaccines.
Immunization consists of exposing the cat to an antigen (what you want to protect it against) so that the cat's immune system forms antibodies and other means of natural defense. Vaccination is repeated at specific intervals in order to keep natural defenses within the body
There are commonly two types of vaccines used: