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Your Community Partners

Caring for pets means meeting a wide range of needs beyond health care. Fortunately, there’s a whole community of organizations and businesses eager to help.

Here’s where to meet the local groups that we recommend to our pet-loving families.


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.

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Care Credit

Care Credit is a credit card for your vet bill that will allow you to make monthly payments. Care Credit is a line of credit in your name and can be used at some of your own doctors and dentists offices as well.

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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).

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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."

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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 to bring you additional pet health and lifestyle information you can’t find on our website. 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 are here to help.

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Trupanion is the medical insurance for your pet that VCA Cat Hospital of Philadelphia recommends.

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University of Pennsylvania Veterinary Hospital

For emergency care after hours, please go to the Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania at 3900 Spruce St., Philadelphia, PA 19104, 215-746-8911, in University City.

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Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center

For emergency care after hours, please go to VSEC at 1114 S. Front St., Philadelphia, PA 19147, 215-800-1950 in South Philly around the corner from the Mummer's Museum.

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