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Welcome to The Cat Doctor

Your Feline Veterinary Clinic in Milwaukee, WI
Call us at (414) 272-2287

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If you live in Milwaukee or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your cats – look no further. Dr. Christensen and Dr. Kelton are licensed WI veterinarians, treating all types of cats. Your cats’ health and well being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your cats the care they deserve.

The Cat Doctor is a full-service feline hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. Christensen has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular cat preventative care. Dr. Kelton is a newer graduate, bringing top of the line, new veterinary advances to our clinic. Beyond first-rate cat care, we make our clinic comfortable, feline-friendly, and calm, so your cat can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our veterinary staff.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your cats. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for cats is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative cat care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (414) 272-2287 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Milwaukee veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Milwaukee pet owners.

At The Cat Doctor, we treat your cats like the valued family members they are.




Dr. Christensen and Dr. Kelton
Milwaukee Veterinarians | The Cat Doctor | (414) 272-2287

236 N. Water St
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Office Hours

Monday:

7:30 AM-7:00 PM

Tuesday:

7:30 AM-6:00 PM

Wednesday:

7:30 AM-7:00 PM

Thursday:

7:30 AM-6:00 PM

Friday:

7:30 AM-6:00 PM

Saturday:

8:00 AM-1:00 PM

Sunday:

Closed

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  • "Best place to take your cat. Dr. Christiansen is incredible, the staff is warm, caring and does deserve a gold medal for dealing with our cat Ophelia. Parking maybe an issue but by far worth the trouble for such a great vet in our neighborhood!"
    Laura C.

Featured Articles

  • What is a Raw Diet?

    Raw diets offer an alternative to commercially prepared pet food and can be a good choice for some pets. Serving raw foods offer a variety of benefits, although the diet isn't appropriate for every cat or dog. Why Offer Raw Food? Commercially available pet food often contains preservatives or chemicals ...

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  • What is in Your Pets' Food?

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  • Pet Food Safety Measures to Avoid Health Complications

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  • Pet Food Allergies? The Rules for a Pet Food Trial Have Changed

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  • Online Games & Quizzes

    In this version of badminton, your tail is the racquet. Make the dolphin do flips and tricks. Play Zipper's Kennel Chaos game! Can you help get water in Zipper's dish? Use your frog tongue to catch delicious bugs. Create your very own prize-winning pooch! Speed down the ice while ...

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  • Flea Preventative Medications: Oral vs. Topical

    Flea Prevention and Your Veterinarian Make sure to ask your veterinarian’s advice on which flea treatment products he or she recommends, and in what quantities. The chance of an adverse reaction to a flea treatment may depend in part on the pet’s size and weight. Veterinary research has noted ...

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  • Stress Relief for Pets

    Pet Massage Offers Natural Stress Relief Many pets enjoy a good massage just as much as we do. Massage can be particularly helpful if your pet suffers from stress and can be accomplished in just a few steps. Follow these three steps to massage your pet: 1. Choose a quiet place for the massage ...

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  • Travel by Car

    Pets should not be allowed to ride with their heads outside car windows. Particles of dirt can enter the eyes, ears, and nose, causing injury or infection. If your pet is not accustomed to car travel, take it for a few short rides before your trip. Cats should be confined to a cage or crate to allow ...

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