Can you get a titer instead of vaxing for rabies each (three) year(s) or
does your law not allow that?

Also, I'm sure you know that 1-year and 3-year rabies vax are the same
contents with different labels.   And that experiments have shown the
rabies vax lasts at least 7 years, if not for life.

On Sat, Oct 6, 2012 at 1:04 PM, Lee Evans <> wrote:

> This is just an opinion stemming from a human experience with
> vaccinations.  I almost died from the whooping cough vaccination when I was
> 9 years old.  Again, when the Salk vaccine came out, my father, a physician
> gave me the anti-polio vaccination.  Now, I do approve of polio
> vaccinations since it's such a dread disease and the vaccination did almost
> completely wipe it out in the USA. However, the vaccine contained an error
> and some of the virus was not killed. I got a mild case of polio and have
> had some minor nerve damage on my right side ever since.  It doesn't
> improve with age, either.  So I do NOT vaccinate my cats.  Not with FeLv or
> FIV or anything but rabies (it's the law).  I do have to vaccinate with the
> FVRCP vaccine when I know that one of my rescues will be going for adoption
> though.  But I never vaccinate for leukemia.  If you have kittens who need
> the FVRCP for adoption, then you do it.  But if you are keeping them, I
> would advise not to do it.  And try not to get them vaccinated at the time
> that you are getting the spay/neuter operation for a cat or dog.  No
> medical doctor ever gives a human patient a vaccination before surgery.
> It's terribly dangerous and I really resent vets who do that to people's
> pets.  However, sometimes you need to get the rabies shot at the time of
> s/n surgery because you are using a low cost clinic and you have a feral
> cat who can't be trapped twice. So you have to do both at the same time.
> But ferals who are outside don't really need any other vaccination once
> they are neutered/spayed.I also really resent the new FIV vaccination that
> turns negative cats positive on tests and jeopardizes their lives should
> they get lost and then tested by the person who finds them.
> Spay and Neuter your cats and dogs and your weird relatives and nasty
> neighbors too!
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