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Our doctors continually attend education programs about new trends, health concerns, and treatments for cats. They research drugs and procedures, consult with other specialists, and are dedicated to providing the best possible diagnosis and care. Our doctors’ unusual intuitive understanding allows them to discover what is troubling a patient who only communicates in an unspoken language. Additionally, we have assembled an excellent team of technicians and support staff who can help you with your feline needs and questions.

   
Dr. Elaine Wexler-Mitchell

Dr. Elaine Wexler-Mitchell is the owner and founder of The Cat Care Clinic. She received an undergraduate degree in biology from Cornell University and her D.V.M. degree from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. In 1995 Dr. Wexler-Mitchell became board certified in feline practice-one of 25 charter diplomates. She is a former president of the Academy of Feline Medicine and served on the board of The American Association of Feline Practitioners.

Dr. Wexler-Mitchell is a member of other veterinary organizations including AVMA, AAHA, SCVMA, and the CVMA. She was a contributing editor to Cat Fancy magazine for 18 years and has written three books: The Complete Idiot's Guide to a Healthy Cat, Ask the Vet for Cats, and Guide to a Healthy Cat. She is a columnist for The Orange County Register newspaper.

Dr. Wexler-Mitchell and her husband Howard live with their two cats: Hannah and Grom. In her free time she enjoys yoga, surfing, golf, and travel.

   
   
Dr. Catherine Starr

Dr. Cathryn Starr received her undergraduate degree with a major in biology and a minor in music from Smith College in Massachusetts and her D.V.M. degree from UC Davis in 1992. Prior to joining The Cat Care Clinic team in 1997, she worked for a feline only house call practice in Los Angeles. Driving all over the Los Angeles area to bring health care to reclusive felines cemented her passion for working with cats. Dr. Starr is a member of AAFP, AVMA, and CVMA.

When not practicing feline medicine, Dr. Starr enjoys singing and performing in both classical and musical theatre venues. (Her favorite role is Mrs. Anna in Rogers and Hammerstein's The King and I.) Other hobbies include photography, sewing and hiking. She shares her home with her husband Ron and their feline family.

   
   
Dr. Amanda Page

Dr. Amanda Page studied Animal Science at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and received her D.V.M. degree from Western University of Health Sciences in May 2009. She was the president of the student AAFP chapter. She had the honor of receiving the American Association of Feline Practitioners Senior Student Award in recognition of dedication to and excellence in the study of feline medicine and surgery. She contributed as a writer to Cat Fancy Magazine’s Feline Health News column from 2012-2013.

Dr. Page is passionate about feline rescue and adoption and is involved in Trap-Neuter-Return volunteer programs for feral cats. Aside from her interests in cats and veterinary medicine she is grateful for yoga and the balance it has brought to her life. She enjoys sharing techniques for stress reduction and improving an overall sense of wellbeing by teaching Kundalini yoga. She practices many types of yoga and loves being outdoors. She shares her time with her husband Rob and their very loved and spoiled furry family of cats.

   
   
Dr. Chelsea Kiser

Dr. Chelsea Kiser graduated with a degree in Biology from Boise State University in 2007 and graduated magna cum laude with her DVM degree from Colorado State University in 2012. She completed a one year rotating small animal internship at Oregon State University prior to joining our team. Dr. Kiser is very passionate about feline medicine and received the TLC for the Love of Cats Veterinary Scholarship all four years of veterinary school, was the president of the student AAFP club, and also received the AAFP Senior Student award upon graduation from vet school. She particularly enjoys geriatric feline medicine . She hopes to become board certified in feline practice in the future.

Family is a huge part of Dr. Kiser’s life. She shares her home with two mischievous cats, two great kids, and her wonderful husband. Outside of work Dr. Kiser spends most of her time playing with her kids and enjoying the outdoors.

   
   
Dr. Jessica Brown

Dr. Jessica Brown received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies and Linguistics from the University of Rhode Island and DVM degree from the Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in 2013. She was the 2013 recipient of the AAFP Outstanding Senior Student Award, which recognizes student leaders in the study of feline health.

Prior to veterinary school, she worked as a technician at a feline only practice in Rhode Island, and this is when she fell in love with feline medicine. Dr. Brown plans to pursue board certification in feline medicine.

Dr. Brown enjoys swimming, playing bass guitar, attending live concerts, vegan cooking and baking, and collecting records and antique cat figurines. She lives with her furry family and records.