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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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Hear From Happy Pet Owners

  • "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.

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