Compassionate Care

Meet Our Veterinary Staff

Our Devoted Doctors

Chicago’s Best Feline-Only Clinic

Your feline’s health and well-being is our top priority. We understand and respect the extraordinary bond between you and your cat and strive to provide the highest quality wellness care possible. At Chicago Cat Clinic, your cat will be surrounded by a kind, loving team of professionals who have devoted our entire veterinary careers to felines.

And since cats outnumber dogs in the U.S., we think our feline-only clinic is a purr-fect solution to the stress and anxiety that can be induced by dogs and other animals during a common veterinary visit. We are happy to address questions or concerns and will be honored to care for your feline. Get in touch with us today! Book an appointment online or call us today!

Dr. Larissa Olenych


Dr. Olenych joined the Chicago Cat Clinic in July 2004. She was born and raised in Chicago, received her undergraduate and veterinary degrees from the University of Illinois and has been in practice for 35 years. She is married and has a daughter and a son. She very much enjoys the interaction with her clients and their cats and is a very caring practitioner. Dr. Larissa, as she prefers to be called, tries to always see the best in everyone. Her hobbies include crafting, embroidery and reading. She is a welcome asset to our staff.

Dr. Nicole Frey


Dr. Frey graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 2018. She has always had a strong interest in feline medicine and received the AAFP Outstanding Senior Student award during her time at U of I. Dr. Frey has been in feline only practice since graduation. In her spare time, Dr. Frey enjoys exploring Chicago and spending time with her kitties, Jasper and Purrvis.

Dr. Jillian Juna


Dr. Juna joined the Chicago Cat Clinic in July 2021. She graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Animal Sciences in 2012 and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2016. Dr. Juna is a member of AVMA, and ISVMA. Dr. Juna places a strong emphasis on client communications and a high standard of care for her patients.