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Metro Cat Hospital

617-566-7297

1630 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA, 02446

  • Closed

  • Mon-Fri:

    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Sat:

    8:00 am - 2:30 pm

  • Sun:

    Closed

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Caring for pets... and their people, too.

Metro Cat Hospital is a full service feline veterinary hospital, exclusively for cats which has served the communities of Brookline, Brighton, Allston, Kenmore and Jamaica Plain for over 20 years. Our Specialty Veterinary Hospital provides top quality medical services, cat boarding, wellness exams, preventative care including vaccines, diagnostic services, spays, neuters, dental procedures, and advanced specialty services.

Our Medical Director, Dr. Jeffrey Kaplan, is a graduate of Cornell University & Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. He is an active member of AAFP, MVMA, AVMA, & AAHA. Dr. Josh Gidlewski is a traveling specialist who offers abdominal and cardiac ultrasounds for our patients. He received his DVM degree from the University of Georgia in 2001 and became a Diplomate of ACVIM/Cardiology in 2004. Dr. David Abdinoor, is a VMD who performs orthopedic & varied other surgeries for us.

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Our Pledge to You and Your Pet

Where your pet’s health is our top priority
and excellent service is our goal.

Our Team Overview

Metro Cat Hospital has a well-educated, friendly cat-loving group of people making up our client service and medical teams. Everyone of us is committed to the highest standard of care both medically and in customer service.

We want you and your cat(s) to feel recognized and welcomed each and every time you phone into our clinic or walk through our door. We strive as a medical team to provide excellence of care and to give you peace of mind ...
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VCA Charities

VCA Charities is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that directly help pets in need. Through its 27 Pet Food Pantry locations in 18 states, VCA Charities has helped to provide over 1.5 Million pet food meals to families who could not otherwise afford it. VCA Charities also provides free veterinary services, medication, and funding annually to over 100 humane societies, animal rescues, animal shelters, and service dog organizations across the country.

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Our Veterinary Services

At VCA Animal Hospitals, your pet's health is our top priority, provided through high-quality, professional care and genuine personal service. We pledge to instill client trust and confidence that your pet will always receive compassionate, gentle care, as well as the highest standard of veterinary medical service available. We pledge to provide the finest personal service and facilities for you, our clients and your special pets.

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Know Your Pet

Tube Feeding - Esophagostomy Tubes in Cats

An esophagostomy tube is a small rubber tube that enters the esophagus through a surgical incision on the side of the neck. This allows food you to place food directly into the esophagus so that it can flow down into the stomach. The feeding tube is not placed directly into the stomach.

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Nutrition - Feeding Guidelines for Cats

Feeding your cat the appropriate amount of a well balanced diet is vital to the maintenance of overall health and well-being, just as eating a well balanced diet is for us. In order to understand how and what to feed cats, it is necessary to understand how the nutritional requirements of the cat have developed through the process of biological evolution.

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Gastrostomy Tube Feeding in Cats

A gastrostomy tube is a small rubber tube that passes directly into the stomach through the skin and body wall of the cat's abdomen. It permits you to deliver food and water directly into the stomach.

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Behavior Counseling Aggression - Introduction

Behavior Counseling Aggression - Introduction

Aggression is defined as threats or harmful actions directed toward another individual and can include threat displays, lunging, growling, snarling, snapping and biting. In animals, aggressive behaviors are a means of communication.

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Behavior Management Products for Dogs

Behavior Management Products for Dogs

There are numerous products on the market that have been designed to help prevent undesirable behavior in dogs. Leashes, harnesses, and head halters are needed to keep pets under control, especially when outdoors.

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Introduction to Desensitization and Counterconditioning

Introduction to Desensitization and Counterconditioning

Counterconditioning and desensitization are powerful ways to change behavior. They are usually used in combination. Desensitization provides a means of safely exposing the pet to the stimulus at a level at or below which fear is likely to be exhibited.

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Flying with your Cat

Flying with your Cat

Successful flight with a cat begins long before the day of travel. It requires planning and preparation in order to make the experience as enjoyable as possible for both you and your cat.

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Breeding and Queening Cats

Breeding cats and raising kittens can be an extremely rewarding experience or it may result in frustration and failure. The following information is provided in order to increase your chances of success and make the experience more enjoyable and safe.

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Brushing Teeth in Cats

Brushing Teeth in Cats

Teaching your cat to accept the brushing of its teeth will take some training, but will be relatively easy once he is accustomed to the process. Daily brushing is most beneficial and will help to establish a routine for your pet.

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