Columbus cat owners - Bonnie Brae Veterinary Hospital is the only Cat Friendly Practices® in Polk County, NC.
Awarded by the American Association of Feline Practitioners, the veterinary hospital must meet specific criteria in order to become a Cat Friendly Practice® and take extra steps to provide the best care and experience for you and your cat.
With a separate entrance and exam rooms for cats, your cats will not be as stressed with new sights, sounds and smells. A calmer, quieter reception area, free of canines and associated smells is just the beginning of the new experience. Our staff has gone through specialized training in both Fear Free initiatives and Feline Friendly protocols in an effort to better serve you and your purrrfect friends.
You can expect your Cat Friendly Practice® at Bonnie Brae Veterinary Hospital to:
Understand the unique needs and behaviors of cats.
Have a feline-friendly environment and make veterinary visits more cat-friendly.
Understand how to approach and handle cats in a gentle, empathetic, and caring manner.
Have the appropriate equipment and facilities needed to diagnose and treat feline patients.
Meet specific standards for the facility and care of hospitalized cats.
Help reduce cat stress associated with veterinary visits.