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The Cat Practice
875 S. Worth
Birmingham, MI 48009
248-540-3390

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Michigan’s first cats only veterinary hospital

   • Wellness/early detection
   • Medical/surgical care
   • Kitty camp boarding
   • Chronic conditions
   • Geriatrics/hospice

 

In the News

The Cat Practice has been featured in both national and local news. Click >>Read more<< to view a pdf of the news article.

In the News 2014

Observor EccentricJuly 2014

Birmingham Eccentric

Feline veterinarian Christina Larsen, DVM joins The Cat Practice in Birmingham.   >>Read More<<


Birmingham PatchJuly 2014

Birmingham Patch

Meet & Greet with feline veterinarian Christina Larsen, DVM.   >>Read More<<

In the News 2013

Trends MagazineOctober 2013

Trends Magazine

Cindy Houlihan, DVM explains the importance and function of the cat hospice program at The Cat Practice.  >>Read More<<


Natural Awakenings Pet MagazineMay 2013

East Michigan Natural Awakenings Pet magazine

Advice on outdoor options for feline friends from Dr. Cindy Houlihan, DVM.
>>Read More<<


The Cat Site .comApril 2013

The Cat Site

Cindy Houlihan, DVM talks about the importance of prevention and early diagnoses of heart disease in cats. >>Read More<<


The Cat Site .comMarch 2013

The Cat Site

Cindy Houlihan, DVM talks about how to detect arthritis pain in your cat.
>>Read More<<


The Cat Site .comFebruary 2013

The Cat Site

Cindy Houlihan, DVM says it’s important to monitor your cat’s behavior for two weeks after spay/neuter operation.
>>Read More<<

In the News 2012

Natural Awakenings Pet MagazineSeptember 2012

East Michigan Natural Awakenings Pet magazine

The Cat Practice allows cats and their guardians in the metro Detroit area access to hospice and end-of-life care
>>Read More<<


VetstreetJune 2012

VetStreet

Cindy Houlihan, DVM addresses the question "Why Does My Cat . . . Hate Belly Rubs?"
>>Read More<<


VetstreetJune 2012

VetStreet

Cindy Houlihan, DVM talks about why cats have retractable claws.
>>Read More<<


Cat Channel

June 2012

Cat Channel

Cindy Houlihan, DVM talks about the rising number of overweight kitties and health complications which they can face. She discusses The Cat Practice's five-point “trim the fat” plan.
>>Read More<<


MSNBC

May 2012 - Hospice Program / Seminar Series

MSNBC

The Cat Practice launches hospice program and series of seminars on feline
end-of-life care.  >>Read More<<

Click here for the video from WDIV - Channel 4, Click here for the Fox 2 News Video

**Additional media coverage for this event includes: Animal health news, Birmingham Patch, Birmingham Patch – Event posting, Cat Chat, Cat lovers blog, CBS Local – Event posting, CBS Local *Video*, Click on Detroit – WDIV Channel 4 *Video*, Detroit Free Press, Detroit News, Detroit News – Event posting, Detroit ON News, May 4, Detroit ON News, May 7, Detroit.com, Examiner, Fox 2 news *Video*Grief healing, Medical futility blog, MetroParent, MSNBC, Oakland Press, Observer & Eccentric, May, Observer & Eccentric, June, Pets care blog, Scratchings and Sniffings blog, Silobreaker, Topix, World news, WWJ Newsradio, WXYZ – Channel 7, Yahoo! Upcoming
>>Click here to see all media coverage<<


Community Health Pets Monitor

April 2012

Community Health mid america - Pets monitor

The Cat Practice owner Cindy Houlihan, DVM talks about taking cat stress seriously.
 >>Read More<<


Troy Times

March 2012

Troy Times - C-and-G Extra

Cindy Houlihan, DVM talks about the importance of dental health in pets.  >>Read More<<C & G News

Also appeared in Birmingham-Bloomfield Eagle, Southfield Sun, Farmington Press, Troy Times, Rochester Post, West Bloomfield Beacon & Sterling Heights Sentry


Trends MagazineMarch 2012

Trends Magazine

The Cat Practice owners and spouses, Cindy Houlihan, DVM and Joel LaBo, were featured in the Trends Magazine article "Married and Working Together" >>Read More<<


Fox 2 News

February 2012

Fox 2 news

During February, which is National Pet Dental Health Month, Cindy Houlihan, DVM was reminding pet owners to routinely examine Fluffy's or Fido's pearly whites. >>Read More<<
Click here for the video.


Observor Eccentric

February 2012

Oakland Press "Cat Chat"

Avoid a pet emergency this Valentine’s Day; Veterinary hospital suggests PET-SAFE alternatives to traditional gifts and treats >>Read More<<


Detroit News

February 2012

Detroit Free Press

Valentine's Day traditions — like chocolate and most flowers — can be fatal to cats, dogs and other pets. Veterinary nurse Tabitha Owens of The Cat Practice discusses safe alternatives when considering romantic gifts.. >>Read More<<


Observor Eccentric

February 2012

Observer & Eccentric

Valentine's Day traditions — like chocolate and most flowers — can be fatal to cats, dogs and other pets. Veterinary nurse Tabitha Owens of The Cat Practice discusses safe alternatives when considering romantic gifts. >>Read More<<


Trends Magazine

January 2012

Trends Magazine: Kitty Up

The Cat Practice owner Cindy Houlihan, DVM talks about taking cat-friendliness to a different level. >>Read More<<

Trends Magazine

In the News 2011

WOMC

December 2011 - Kitty City Launches

104.3 WOMC - Detroit's greatest hits

Pet Supplies Plus Launches First Kitty City Free-roaming Cat Adoption Center In Bloomfield Hills. The Cat Practice participates with spay/neuter and wellness exams. >>Read More<<


Observer / Eccentric

December 2011

Observer & Eccentric: Birmingham area business briefs

Pet Supplies Plus Launches First Kitty City Free-roaming Cat Adoption Center In Bloomfield Hills. The Cat Practice participates with spay/neuter and wellness exams.


The Oakland Press

December 2011

The Oakland Press

Pet Supplies Plus Launches First Kitty City Free-roaming Cat Adoption Center In Bloomfield Hills. The Cat Practice participates with spay/neuter and wellness exams.


The Detroit News

December 2011

The Detroit News

Pet Supplies Plus Launches First Kitty City Free-roaming Cat Adoption Center In Bloomfield Hills. The Cat Practice participates with spay/neuter and wellness exams.


WDIV Local 4

November 2011

WDIV Local 4

Pet Supplies Plus Launches First Kitty City Free-roaming Cat Adoption Center In Bloomfield Hills. The Cat Practice participates with spay/neuter and wellness exams.

**Additional media coverage for this event includes: Cat Chat, Click on Detroit, Craigslist, Detroit News, Eventful, Event Setter, Oakland Press Nov., Oakland Press Dec., Observer & Eccentric, Patch, Pet Brags, Pet Plan, PetZooey, WOMC, Yahoo Upcoming, Zvents
>>Click here to see all media coverage<<


The Oakland Press

August 2011  - The Cat's Pajamas Event

The Oakland Press

48-hour 200 cat adoption marathon. The Cat Practice participates with spay/neuter and wellness exams. >>Read More<<

**Additional media coverage for this event includes: Animal Rescues of Michigan, Blog Park, C&G News, Cat Chat, Channel 7 Action News, Daily Tribune, Detroit News, Eventful, Oakland Press, Patch – Bloomfield Hills, Pet Pop, Women’s Lifestyle Magazine, WXYZ, Yahoo Upcoming
>>Click here to see all media coverage<<


Observer / Eccentric

June 2011

Observer & Eccentric

The Cat Practice's AARC (All About Retired Cats) offers discounts and perks to cats 15 years and older. Cat owners simply register their cats as AARC members to receive the benefits.  >>Read More<<


Fox 2 News

April 2011 - Pet Communicator Seminar

Fox 2 News

Pet Communicator Lisa Turek Joins FOX 2 to Discuss "How to listen to and understand your pet" Seminar for pet owners, a program offered by The Cat Practice.  >>Read More<<  
Click here for the video.

**Additional media coverage for this event includes: Birmingham Patch, CBS, Detroit Daily Tribune, Detroit News, Detroit.com, EventSetter, Eventful, My TV 20, Observer & Eccentric, Topix, WXYZ Channel 7, Yahoo! Upcoming.
>>Click here to see all media coverage<<


Fox 2 News

February 2011

Fox 2 news

Cindy Houlihan, DVM, of The Cat Practice joins FOX 2 to discuss pet dental care in honor of National Pet Dental Health month. >>Read More<<  Click here for the video.


Trends Magazine

February 2011

American Animal Hospital Association

Cindy Houlihan, DVM Talks about her first encounter with  pet communicator Lisa Turek. >>Read More<<


The Oakland Press

February 2011

Oakland Press

Cindy Houlihan, DVM of The Cat Practice talks about Valentine's Day dangers your pets face. >>Read More<<


Channel 7 Action News - ABC

February 2011

Channel 7 - ABC

Cindy Houlihan, DVM of The Cat Practice talks about Valentine's Day dangers for your pets.  >>Read More<<

In the News 2010

Observer & Eccentric Hometown

December 2, 2010 - Pet Adoption Event

Observer & Eccentric

200 cats and kittens available for adoption with a free wellness exam at The Cat Practice. >>Read More<<


The Oakland Press

November 28, 2010

The Oakland Press

The Cat Practice becomes new Pet Adoption Outreach Center. >>Read More<<


Observor Eccentric

November 2010

Oakland Press "Cat Chat"

The Cat Practice becomes new Pet Adoption Outreach Center. >>Read More<<


The Oakland Press

November 26, 2010 - Pet Adoption Event

The Oakland Press

200 cats and kittens available for adoption witha free wellness exam at The Cat Practice in Birmingham... >>Read More<<


Local 4

November 23, 2010

Channel 4

200 cats and kittens for adoption, with a a free wellness exam at The Cat Practice. >>Read More<<


West Bloomfield Beacon

September 2010

West Bloomfield Beacon

The Cat Practice becomes new Pet Adoption Outreach Center. >>Read More<<


Troy Times

September 2010

Troy Times - C-and-G News

The Cat Practice becomes new Pet Adoption Outreach Center. >>Read More<<