2851 W. IRVING PARK RD  CHICAGO, ILLINOIS  60618     PHONE  (773) 539-9080   FAX  (773) 478-0605

About Us

Cat Hospital of ChicagoAbout Cat Hospital of Chicago

With 60 years of combined cat-exclusive veterinary experience, Cat Hospital of Chicago's veterinarians are dedicated to providing the best medical care for your furry family members.

When you bring your cat to Cat Hospital of Chicago, we know you're putting the health of a special member of your family in our hands. That's why we're dedicated to providing the highest-quality veterinary care to cat owners in the Chicago area. Since 1998, cat owners in Chicago and its surrounding communities have come to rely on our skilled veterinarians and knowledgeable, compassionate staff to help their cherished companions live long, happy and healthy lives.

Your Cat Care Partner

Over the years our facility, our patient numbers, and our scope of veterinary care has grown significantly. In addition to doubling in size in 2002, completing a partial redesign in 2011, and planning another addition in the near future, we have made it our priority to meet the needs of our clients and patients by keeping up with technology and available medical practices that benefit the health and comfort of felines and their owners.

A modern veterinary hospital is more than simply advanced medical technology and the collective skills and experience of its staff. We are cat owners ourselves and understand the special place your cat occupies within your family. We know how important it is that your cat receives veterinary care from professionals within a friendly, welcoming environment where your questions and opinions are respected.

Complete Care for Your Chicago Area Cat

For more than 15 years, the caring, experienced doctors and staff at Cat Hospital of Chicago have offered complete feline veterinary medicine catered to the needs of you and your cat.

chicago cat hospitalWe offer complete wellness care based on the premise that preventive medicine is the best method in protecting the well-being of your cat while minimizing the lifetime cost of care. Preventive care includes comprehensive annual physical examinations, parasite prevention, laboratory work, nutritional counseling, balanced vaccines, lost pet microchip ID and a variety of other services.

Our medical expertise is supplemented by advanced diagnostic imaging technology, in-house medical testing capabilities, a modern surgical suite, and a wide range of veterinary specialty resources. Our professional, skilled veterinarians and medical team strive to ensure our veterinary medical practice continues to operate at the cutting edge of veterinary care.

American Association of Feline Practitioners

While consistently practicing state-of-the-art feline medicine, Cat Hospital of Chicago is also Chicago's first Gold Standard designated Cat Friendly Practice in accordance with standards set by the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAHA). We incorporate the optimum level of established cat-friendly criteria within our hospital. We know that veterinary visits can be stressful for cats and cat owners.Our mission is to limit the anxiety associated with ordinary visits, so that our patients receive the best care in a non-threatening and welcoming environment.

American Animal Hospital Association

Cat Hospital of Chicago is among 16 percent of animal care facilities in the nation accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). AAHA is the world's leading association of companion animal practitioners. To achieve AAHA distinction, our hospital passed comprehensive inspections of our veterinary practice, management, facilities, medical equipment, and our medical and surgical protocols.

Community Involvement

Tree House Humane Society is a cageless, no-kill humane organization specializing in the rescue and rehabilitation of sick and injured stray cats. Over the years, Cat Hospital of Chicago has sponsored many of Tree House Humane Society's fundraising events.

Hospital Director Dr. Colleen Currigan currently serves as President of Tree House Humane Society’s board of directors. The organization will be opening a new state-of-the-art adoption and education center in late 2016. Dr. Currigan is also collaborating with the Chicago veterinary community to introduce a Tree House Public Veterinary Clinic. The proposed clinic would provide basic veterinary services to pets belonging to low and fixed income citizens and elderly pet owners.

LocationHours & Location

Hours of Operation
Mon – Thurs: 7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Fri: 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sat: 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Our Location
2851 W. Irving Park Road
Chicago, IL 60618

Payment Policy

Cat Hospital of Chicago accepts cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover and CareCredit. Payment is due upon completion of services.

Appointment Cancellation Policy

We request notice of cancellation a minimum of two business days before any scheduled surgery or ultrasound.


Call Us Today for All Your Cat Care Needs

Please take some time to learn about the services we provide and about why you should trust us with your cat's health—now and for years to come. If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please email or call (773) 539-9080. We look forward to meeting you and your cat!

Cat Friendly Practice         AAHA Accredited