About 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.
26 02, 2019

Winter 2019

2020-03-26T01:47:22+00:00February 26th, 2019|

The Cat Care Clinic 2638 N. Tustin Street, Orange, CA 92865 Phone: 714-282-2287 http://​www.catcare.com End of Winter 2019       MEWS & NEWS We live in an exciting time for veterinary medicine. There is a wave of new biotech companies focusing on the veterinary market, whereas historically, veterinary drugs were an afterthought. Companies are now in business specifically to develop new compounds, or modify human compounds, for veterinary medicine. As [...]

16 02, 2018

2018 Winter Newsletter

2020-01-20T01:20:01+00:00February 16th, 2018|

New Online Store and Pharmacy The Cat Care Clinic’s Online Store is now available 24/7 for you to order medications, pet products, and veterinary diets. Items ordered will be shipped directly to you. We are now able to offer additional diets and sizes, so you will have many more choices. Click here to access the store. Our in clinic diets and pharmacy are not changing. The new service is a [...]

12 09, 2017

2017 Summer Newsletter

2020-01-20T01:20:01+00:00September 12th, 2017|

End of Summer 2017       MEWS & NEWS Welcome Dr. Mills Dr. Maggie Mills joined our staff in June after graduating from the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. She grew up in Frankfort, Kentucky and attended Auburn for both her bachelors and veterinary degrees. During veterinary school she was known as the “crazy cat lady” of her class. She discovered her passion for feline medicine after doing an [...]

14 10, 2016

25th Anniversary Open House

2020-01-20T01:20:01+00:00October 14th, 2016|

This year marks our 25 Year Anniversary and we want to celebrate with YOU! We will be hosting an anniversary party Sunday, November 13th from 1pm-3pm. Please join us for some fun, socialization with our doctors and staff, as well as some learning experiences for some of our services we offer. We will be creating an event for this shortly, so please see our event to RSVP or email us [...]

11 02, 2016

2016 Winter Newsletter

2020-01-20T01:20:02+00:00February 11th, 2016|

Winter 2016       MEWS & NEWS Everything You Wanted to Know About Our Grooming But Were Afraid to Ask: Q&A with head groomer Esmeralda Alvarado What kinds of grooming are available? We offer a Spa day for cats. We can provide baths, medicated baths, comb outs, spot shaving, hygiene and sanitary shaves, and body shaves (down to the skin, boots/mane) when needed. If clients have specific grooming requests, they [...]

2 02, 2016

Spring 2017

2020-01-20T01:20:02+00:00February 2nd, 2016|

Spring 2017       MEWS & NEWS   The Latest and Greatest in Flea Control - Bravecto Trying to find your kitty and remembering to treat monthly for fleas can be challenging, but fortunately there is a new topical prduct, Bravecto, that is applied every three months. Less frequent treatment is less stressful to both you and your kitty. Proper flea treatment requires treating the environment and the cat for [...]

12 11, 2015

Does Your Estate Planning Include Your Kitty?

2020-01-20T01:20:02+00:00November 12th, 2015|

This is updated from an earlier two part article We all love our pets and want them to be loved and cared for, but what if your pets outlive you? Can you truly count on someone to take them in or make good decisions about care? This article previously appeared in the Orange County Register and if you didn’t read it or haven’t made any provisions, please read more … I [...]

21 10, 2015

Could My Cat Have Worms

2020-01-20T01:20:02+00:00October 21st, 2015|

Sylvester’s mom called in a panic. Her adorable black and white kitten had some strange-looking material stuck in the hair under his tail. She described it as some hard, light tan granules. When we asked her if the pieces looked like sesame seeds, she responded, “Yes.” She was a new cat owner and this was her first experience observing tapeworm segments. We advised her not to worry, that what she [...]

6 08, 2015

How to Scratch Your Kitty’s Itch

2020-01-20T01:20:02+00:00August 6th, 2015|

Lick, scratch, thump, thump – your kitty is keeping you up at night because he is itchy and cannot relax. You question why you let him sleep in your bed in the first place. You try to discourage him, but you can only redirect him for a short time before he starts up again. Lick, scratch, thump, thump. This is a frustrating and familiar experience, if you have an itchy [...]

25 05, 2015

Delicate ‍Kitty ‍Issue Help

2020-01-20T01:20:02+00:00May 25th, 2015|

You may not be able to relate to this, but some cat owners get very excited when they observe that their ‍kitty has passed a normal bowel movement. There are numerous elimination ‍issues in cats, and knowing the difference between urination and defecation problems is important. Each process has a slightly different posture and outcome, and if you are unsure of what you are observing, you should consult with your [...]