Cat Friendly Practices® have proven they take specific extra steps to assure they understand a cat’s unique needs and implement feline-friendly standards.

Here are some specific ways you and your cat can benefit from visiting a Cat Friendly Practice®:

1) More Pleasant Veterinary Visits

visiting the veterinarian graphicEach Cat Friendly Practice® makes an effort to have a calming environment. This includes a waiting area or experience that reduces stress associated with other pets, or unfamiliar smells.

2) Reduce the Stress

Cat vector graphicCat Friendly Practices® can also help advise you on ways to reduce stress before and after the veterinary visit.

3) Highly-Knowledgeable Veterinary Staff

graphic of cat and veterinarian Veterinary teams are skilled at understanding subtle signs of sickness and pain, and the individualized needs of cats including feline-specific facial and behavioral cues.

4) Feline-friendly Environment

graphic of woman talking to vet on the phoneMany Cat Friendly Practices® have a feline-only examination room that provides a safe, non-threatening area where cats can be examined calmly and effectively.

Cat Friendly Practice® Program Sponsors:

Zoetis Petcare Boehringer Ingelheim Ceva Elanco
Hills Merck Animal Health Purina Royal Canin

Cat Friendly Practice® Program Supporters:

Wedgewood Pharmacy

Cat Friendly Practice® Program Endorsers:

CFP endorsers