A vet checks a cat's heartbeat with a stethoscope.

All About Your Cat’s First Vet Visit

Keeping your new kitty healthy and happy is critical to forming a trusting and nurturing bond. As you prepare for your kitten’s first vet visit, it is important to know what you should ask and what to expect.

What You Should Do Before Your Kitten’s First Vet Visit

As you bring your new cat to the doctor, there are some helpful things you can do to prepare. The first step is to answer the question, “When should I take my cat to the vet?”

The answer varies depending on the age of the cat, but most vets recommend a trip to the doctor before you bring your new feline friend home.

At your kitten’s first vet visit, you can expect the following: