Meet The Staff

Chicago Cat Clinic’s Staff

Courtney Hillen-Maglaya

Courtney has worked at the Chicago Cat Clinic since 1998.  She enjoys working with the many feline personalities and providing compassionate care to both cats and clients.  In her off time, Courtney enjoys spending time with her husband, three beautiful daughters, and spoiling her two handsome kitties – Diego & June Bug.

Roxanne SwiderRoxanne Swider

Roxanne moved to Chicago seven years ago from NYC and has been working in the veterinary field for eleven years.  She has worked in many different aspects of veterinary medicine from small practice to shelter medicine to emergency room.  She has been at Chicago Cat Clinic five years and loves every minute of it.  In her free time, Roxanne loves spending time with family and friends and her two special needs rescue kitties – Siobhon LeFay and Stanley Rarr.

Adam BennonAdam Bennon

Adam began working at the Chicago Cat Clinic in 2015.  As someone with a lifelong love of animals, the clinic was a natural fit.  Adam is known for his positive attitude and friendly demeanor.  While not at work, Adam likes to go jogging, read novels, play e-sports, and clicker train his three cats.

Cynthia TownsendCynthia Townsend

Growing up with cats and dogs in the home, Cynthia has been an animal lover for as long as she can remember.  As a young adult, Cynthia started work as a caretaker at a feline-only shelter.  She loved the work so much, that over the years she transitioned into various roles, lastly as a Veterinary Assistant.  In May of 2016, Cynthia joined the Chicago Cat Clinic team to expand her knowledge of feline medicine.  She has two brown tabby boys named Arthur and (The) Baby that she adores.

Pat Mages Mages Pat

Pat has worked at Chicago Cat Clinic since 1980. She’s currently the manager of the practice and works hard to keep the clinic running efficiently.  She is the proud grandmother of three, Cassidy, Nolan & Zeke.


A member of the Chicago Cat Clinic since 2019, this was Jorge’s first job in animal care, but not his only exposure. Jorge cared for many animals in his personal life as a pet lover, dog and cat sitter, and calls himself the proud “Dad” of a beautiful German Shepard. In his free time, he enjoys movies, gaming, and being outdoors hiking and cycling.

Alejandra Tinoco

Alejandra has worked in the veterinary field since 2016 and joined the Chicago Cat Clinic in 2020. The love for animals has followed her since she was a child and she hopes to learn more every day. In her free time she loves watching anime shows or Disney films, being with her boyfriend and taking some naps when she can, because internally she is also a cat.

Caitlyn Watkins

Caitlyn is new to the veterinary field, joining the Chicago Cat Clinic in 2021. She has had a love for cats since she was long and dedicates her time to fostering and learning more about cats. In her free time she enjoys sewing cosplay outfits and having out with her three cats.