Welcome to The Cat Site
your cat community
Interact with our community
  1. Hi Guest! Cat experts Esther Mechler (founder of Spay USA) and Dr. Phil Bushby, DVM will be here from August 13th through 15th.
    Visit this time-limited forum here and post your questions about spaying and neutering cats.

Can I Bathe My Kitten Even Though She Just Got A Shot Earlier?

Discussion in 'Cat Health' started by mrs_abuga, Jun 13, 2018.

  1. mrs_abuga

    mrs_abuga Thread Starter TCS Member Kitten

    2
    3
    Jun 13, 2018
    Hey everyone, so my 10 week old kitty got her 2nd distemper shot just a few hours ago. All was well...until she literally jumped into a trash can. Now I want to give her a bath because of that. Would it be safe to do it although she just had her vaccine earlier today? She's never had a bath before. I would make sure to dry her thoroughly.
     
    Margret purraised this.

  2. Furballsmom

    Furballsmom TCS Member Top Cat

    6,894
    7,903
    Jan 9, 2018
    Colorado USA
    Hi! I don't know for sure, but I'm thinking you could double check with your vet.
    Also, if you haven't done the actual bath already, you could use a makeup remover towelette that has Micellar cleaning water, super safe and very effective :)
     
    Margret purraised this.

  3. Margret

    Margret TCS Member Top Cat

    5,018
    5,113
    Jul 17, 2014
    Littleton, CO
    It's virtually impossible for a human to "dry a cat thoroughly," unless it's one of the rare cats who don't mind a blow dryer. Probably a good idea to stick to nice, safe wipes.

    Margret
     
    Furballsmom purraised this.

  4. mrs_abuga

    mrs_abuga Thread Starter TCS Member Kitten

    2
    3
    Jun 13, 2018
    Thanks guys! Unfortunately I can't call my vet cause it's 10 PM where I live. I did use the wipes, I'll try a bath in a few more days when she's back in tip top shape. Thanks!
     
    Margret and Furballsmom purraised this.

  5. Furballsmom

    Furballsmom TCS Member Top Cat

    6,894
    7,903
    Jan 9, 2018
    Colorado USA
    :heartshape:
     
    Margret purraised this.

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.