Study backs tail injection site for feline vaccines

11/1/2013 | CatChannel.com

Vaccinating the tips of cats' tails provides immunity, is technically easy to perform and makes treatment of tumors that occasionally develop at vaccine sites more feasible, according to a study from the University of Florida's veterinary school. The risk of sarcomas at vaccine sites in cats is very small, according to veterinarian Julie Levy, but when a tumor occurs, it can be difficult to remove. The tip of the tail is much more amenable to quick and complete removal in the event of a tumor, and oncologists and surgeons surveyed as part of the study preferred the site for vaccine injections over others.

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