Dr. Christensen received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, after having earned her B.S. in Agriculture from the University of Wisconsin – River Falls, her Associate degree in Veterinary Technology from Madison Area Technical College, and her Master’s at Iowa State University. She is a lifelong lover of cats and a devoted feline fancier. She has worked in several outstanding feline only practices in the Midwest, including the Cat Hospital of Milwaukee, the Cat Care Clinic in Madison, and the Chicago Cat Clinic. Her veterinary training included working with exotic cats as well as other cat practices; she cares for all cats, great and small. She is a member of the AVMA, WVMA, MVMA, the American Association of Feline Practitioners, and Cornell Feline Health Center. Dr. Christensen shares her home with 2 Abyssinians. She is actively involved in feline rescue and animal welfare issues. Her non-feline passions include bicycling, gardening, mysteries, quilting, and refurbishing her 70 year old Arts & Crafts style bungalow on Milwaukee’s west side.
Dr. Irving was born and raised in southeast Texas. She graduated from Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine after receiving her bachelors degree in biomedical sciences from the same college. Sarah has always lived with multiple cats as a child and now has one siamese cross who rules her home, Princess Juno Whiskers Fuzzybottom. While not teaching Princess Juno new tricks Sarah loves to read, knit, sew, bake, and go on adventures around her new Milwaukee home. Dr. Irving is excited to join The Cat Doctor team to provide the high quality care every cat deserves.
Lisa started at The Cat Doctor in 2001. She became a Licensed Veterinary Technician in 2006. She has a wonderful daughter. They share their home with several cats which include Exotic Short hairs and British Short hairs.
Alyssa is our Lead Receptionist and veterinary assistant. She graduated from Milwaukee Career College in April of 2014, receiving her Veterinary Assistant Certificate. While completing her internship at our clinic, she fell in love with the cats and was offered a position. Her home is happily filled with her son Peyton and 4 furry children: two dogs named Daisy and Culver, and two cats named Rex and Subie.
Ashley is one of our veterinary assistant/receptionists that started at our clinic in October 2015. She graduated with a Bachelor's of Science from UW-Milwaukee. At home she has two sweet kitties Rigby and Jasper.
Brittany has been working as a Veterinary Technician at The Cat Doctor since May 2017. She provides top notch nursing care for our patients. Brittany joins us after working in emergency medicine. She has a baby boy, 2 cats, and a fiance.
Rocket came to live with us after he was returned to the breeder because of GI problems. The breeder was anxious to rehome him and we agreed to take him in. His GI problems have been resolved now. Rocket is very friendly and outgoing. He is always running around checking things out. Rocket is excellent at sniffing out food. If your not looking he will steal your lunch! Please like him on his very own Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/rocketadventures
Colby was a cat from MADACC that was in our clinic waiting to find his furrever family. While he was in staying in a cage in our lobby and interviewing new potential families, the staff starting falling in love with his sweet personality. After having no luck finding the right match for a new family, we decided to let him stay and live at the clinic. He has been a great addition and loves wrestling with his new brother Rocket.
Firecracker is a grand champion Abyssinian. He was born in 2011 and came to live at The Cat Doctor in October 2016 because he was making life very difficult for his housemate. Like all Abyssinians, he is a bit of a trouble maker and always on the move and getting into things.
7:30 AM-7:00 PM
7:30 AM-6:00 pm
7:30 AM-7:00 PM
7:30 AM-6:00 PM
7:30 AM-6:00 PM
8:00 AM-12:30 pm