In our AAHA-accredited facility at VCA Cat Hospital of Philadelphia, we've helped felines live long and healthy lives for more than 40 years. We deliver the best medical care for cats and the best experience for the cat owner.
Our veterinarians, technicians and support staff are trained to the highest standards. Their thorough knowledge of the latest procedures and medicines ensures that our patients receive the best preventive and healing care.
Located in historic Rittenhouse Square, VCA Cat Hospital of Philadelphia has been serving the Center City community for over 40 years. We are feline experts - our doctors and technicians pursue continuing education in feline medicine year round to stay abreast of the most current veterinary knowledge and technology. Our hospital is feline friendly and stress free, and our goal is to make each visit by our patients as gentle as possible. We strive to provide excellent patient and client care, matching cutting edge technology with compassion.
We provide a complete spectrum of medical care for all life stages, from kittens to seniors, and from wellness visits to urgent care. We are knowledgeable about the most common diseases affecting cats, including diabetes, heart disease, thyroid disease and kidney disease.
The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) sets the standard for quality veterinary care for companion animals. As an accredited hospital, we voluntarily uphold the Association's high standards in 18 different areas and are routinely evaluated on over 900 different standards of veterinary care. Not all animal hospitals are accredited, and we are proud to be amongst only 12-15% of veterinary hospitals that hold this honor.
The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) represents practitioners in the veterinary community who are passionate about the care of cats and supports its members in improving the health and welfare of feline patients. With a reputation as a leader in the field of feline medicine, the AAFP helps veterinary practices establish a feline-friendly environment that reduces stress for cats during veterinary visits.
The Cat Friendly Practice® program is a leading movement to make veterinary care less stressful for cats and their caregivers. This global initiative is designed to elevate care for cats by assisting practices in developing calming, cat-friendly environments and reducing stress for felines before, during, and after their veterinary visit.
We harness the scale and strength of our global network while acknowledging each individual's contribution. We work locally to improve the lives of all who interact with our brand.
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American Animal Hospital Association
VCA Cat Hospital of Philadelphia has achieved accreditation by the American Animal Hospital Association and has been evaluated on over 900 of the highest standards in veterinary medicine. Our practice is among only 15 percent of veterinary practices throughout the United States and Canada that have made this voluntary commitment to excellence. We have been accredited since 2010.Visit AAHA
ACCT Philly is the region’s largest animal care and control service provider, serving the City of Philadelphia by contract. ACCT Philly manages the city’s animal shelter facility in North Philadelphia handling nearly 18,000 animals, from dogs and cats, to small animals, reptiles, birds and wildlife, annually. ACCT Philly is open seven days a week – except for major holidays – for pet adoptions.Visit ACCT
Animal Rescue League of Berks County
The Animal Rescue League of Berks County is a charitable 501c3 organization caring for nearly 4,500 animals each year to help them find second chances in a new home, or to help reunite them with their grateful owners.Visit Animal Rescue League of Berks County
CareCredit is a credit card for your vet bill that will allow you to make monthly payments. CareCredit is a line of credit in your name and can be used at some of your own doctors' and dentists' offices as well.Visit Care Credit
The Delaware SPCA is a private nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the well-being of companion animals with their human caregivers and communities. They have been serving the state of Delaware since 1873. They promote the humane treatment of animals by providing adoption opportunities, low-cost veterinary services and educational programs. They do not receive federal or state funding, and there is no national SPCA. They rely primarily on support and donations from the community and individuals to carry on their work for the animals.Visit Delaware SPCA
Green Street Rescue
Green Street Rescue(GSR) is a non-profit (501c3) located in Philadelphia. We are focused on rescuing stray and homeless cats and practicing TNRM** ( Trap, Neuter, Return, Manage) for the feral cats in the city.Visit Green Street Rescue
Griffin Pond Animal Shelter
Griffin Pond Animal Shelter's mission is to investigate, help prosecute and prevent cruelty to animals while also promoting adoption awareness and humane education plus responsible pet ownership. They promote this all while caring for the animals surrendered to their shelter to the best of their ability every day until they find new loving homes.Visit Griffin Pond Animal Shelter
Humane Society of Harrisburg
The Humane Society of Harrisburg Area assists over 10,000 animals a year through our residential care and adoption program, low-cost veterinary clinics, pet food bank, and counseling services.Visit Humane Society of Harrisburg
Morris Animal Refuge
The Morris Animal Refuge is the nation's first animal shelter. It has been committed to the well being of homeless, abandoned and abused animals in the Greater Philadelphia area since 1874. VCA Cat Hospital of Philadelphia accepts the Morris Animal Refuge Spay / Neuter Certificate to help cover the cost of these procedures (additional surgical fees such as intravenous fluids and pain management medications are not included).Visit Morris Animal Refuge
We are committed to our animals for life. We treat each one as the individual that they are and provide whatever care necessary to give them the new start they deserve. Help us save more animals in need this year.
Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society
PAWS is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to saving Philadelphia’s homeless and at-risk animals. PAWS is the city’s largest rescue partner and provider of low-cost, basic veterinary care for pet owners and rescue organizations that cannot otherwise access or afford it. Through its three no-kill shelters, foster care network, and special events, PAWS finds loving homes for thousands of animals each year.Visit PAWS
Providence Animal Center
Providence Animal Center offers life-affirming rescue, medical care, treatment, protection and placement of companion animals that forever upholds the critical importance of the human-animal bond. They have an unwavering commitment to this mission and will always strive to deliver the most optimal, advanced care to our animal friends – and their owners.Visit Providence Animal Center
The Red Paw Emergency Relief Team is an emergency services, nonprofit organization run by firefighters that works in conjunction with the Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management, the Philadelphia Fire Department, the American Red Cross, and other public and private disaster relief organizations to provide emergency assistance including search & rescue, emergency transport, shelter, and veterinary care to animals involved in fires and other residential disasters.Visit Red Paw
Rittenhouse Pet Supply
Rittenhouse Pet Supply is a pet shop located at 135 S. 20th St. between Walnut and Sansom Sts. which is just down the street from VCA Cat Hospital of Philadelphia as you are heading towards Chestnut St. We gladly support Store Owner Wendy Schnaars, her staff and their house cat "Monty."Visit Rittenhouse Pet Supply
The Foundation for Feline Urban Rescue
We know a well-informed owner coupled with an expert veterinary care team is key to maintaining the happiness and health of your pet. That’s why we partnered with Vetstreet.com to bring you additional pet health and lifestyle information you can’t find on our website. Vetstreet.com contains a wealth of pet information written by leading veterinarians, journalists, and animal health care experts. Whether you are wondering about why your dog puts his head out of the window while driving, seeking a workout plan for you and your dog, or trying to figure out how to get your cat to take her medicine, VCA and Vetstreet.com are here to help.Visit The Foundation for Feline Urban Rescue
Trupanion is the medical insurance for your pet that VCA Cat Hospital of Philadelphia recommends.Visit Trupanion