Springfield's Kitten Veterinarians

We want to welcome your new kitten to the Deerfield family. From the first kitten shots to preventive senior cat care, our veterinarians provide the attentive services your friend deserves.

Kittens in Springfield, MO get great care at Deerfield Veterinary Hospital.

A gift to Sumner from her college-bound boyfriend, Zazu the kitten has found true love. Sumner grew up where every pet, including Dreyfus, Murphy, Teddy, Darby, Toby and Mayo, has been welcomed affectionately both at home and at Deerfield Veterinary Hospital. —DVH Client since 1995

Helpful Resources

Your Cat's Environmental Needs

By understanding and providing for your cat’s environmental needs, you can help your cat to live a long and happy life.

Getting Your Cat to the Vet

Helpful tips to make veterinary visits easier for you and your cat.

Cat Friendly Homes

Visit Cat Friendly Homes to update your knowledge about cat health, behavior, and care.

Indoor Pet Initiative

Learn more about what indoor cats need in order to lead happy and healthy lives.

Decoding Your Cat

 This book helps cat owners to understand their cat's behavior, address behavior problems, and ensure a happy life for their pet.

Revolution Plus

Protects your cat against fleas, ticks, ear mites, roundworms, hookworms, and heartworm disease.


FELIWAY uses pheromones to help reduce stress-related behaviors such as hiding, scratching, or spraying.

FRONTLINE Gold for Cats

A monthly flea and tick treatment for cats.

Quick Information

The early days with a kitten are a time of great fun and importance for you both. Along with kitten shots and other health considerations comes the chance to learn about your kitten’s health needs. Our veterinarians welcome the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help you provide and understand a preventive healthcare plan—from explaining our kitten vaccinations schedule to helping choose the right nutrition plan for your kitten’s healthy growth. Because kittens love to explore and play and help us all feel happy and vibrant, there’s no time more special than that spent with your new kitten. And our experienced kitten veterinarians are here to help keep your kitten as happy and healthy as possible through every phase of life.

The following is a list of essential preventives for kittens: