Cat Friendly Practice
What is a Cat Friendly Practice?
Memorial-610 Hospital for Animals was awarded the FIRST GOLD LEVEL Cat Friendly Practice Certification in Texas!The American Association of Feline Practice seeks to encourage and facilitate good quality veterinary care for cats. However, we recognize that there are unique challenges and difficulties in bringing your cat to a veterinary practice, including:
The AAFP created the Cat Friendly Practice program to help veterinary practices meet the wide range of unique needs of cats in a veterinary practice setting. An extensive self-assessment checklist was designed to demonstrate that Cat Friendly Practices: Understand the unique needs of cats and have made veterinary visits more cat-friendly. Understand how to approach and handle cats in a gentle, empathetic and caring manner. Have an appropriate standard of equipment needed to investigate and treat feline diseases. Meets a standard for the facilities and care for hospitalized cats.