The friendly, professional staff at VCA Cat Hospital of Chicago is made up of dedicated individuals who make it their mission to help cats live long, healthy lives. To be true to this mission, the hospital team relies on many individuals, each equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your cat.
Teamwork is a constant in our daily practice. From the friendly staff at the front desk to the talented and dedicated technicians and doctors, to the fun-loving kennel and day-care staff, our team works cohesively to create a warm and welcoming experience for both you and your cat.
Our team provides exceptional veterinary care of the highest quality, including the care and dedication that make a difference. Explore our staff biographies and learn about the people who make our facility an excellent choice for your cat care needs.
Dr. Currigan graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from St. Mary’s College/Notre Dame. She earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in Columbus, Ohio. Born and raised in Denver, Colorado, Dr. Currigan has practiced her entire cat-exclusive veterinary career in Chicago. She relocated to the Chicago area after veterinary school to practice at one of the few cat-exclusive veterinary practices in the country at the time.
Dr. Currigan serves on the Board of Directors of the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP), where she was its President in 2016. She is also an active member of the AAFP's Cat Friendly Practice Committee. Dr. Currigan serves on the Tree House Humane Society Board of Directors, and is currently its Board Chair. She is an active member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association, the American Animal Hospital Association, the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association and the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association.