How long have you worked at the Chicago Cat Clinic?

38 Years

What made you want to work with Cats?

I applied for a job as a part-time receptionist. The Clinic was near my home and I had several cats. Before I knew it Dr. Stein had me helping with tech work and surgery and I loved it. And, after 38 years, I still love it.

What do you love most about working at a Cat Only clinic?

It’s quiet and it doesn’t smell. For the past 38 years I’ve been involved Doctors and lay staff that genuinely care about the patients and their caregivers.

What is the one thing you have learned about Cats that surprises you?

Nothing surprises me about cats anymore. I’ve worked with ferals, tigers, domesticated and abandoned. Each one comes with their own attitudes, personalities & gifts.

Do you have pets at home?

Not at this time.

What do you like to do for fun?

I’m a crossword puzzle junkie and Mah Jongh solitare player. I enjoy reading & facetiming with my children and grandchildren.