VCA Cat Hospital of Philadelphia

Phone: 215-567-6446
Phone: 215-567-6448
Fax: 215-567-7735
226 S. 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Business Hours
Sun Closed
Housecalls by appointment

Dr. Jennifer Babineaux
Medical Director
DVM, DABVP/Feline

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Caring for pets... and their people, too.

Custom feline care at your service!

VCA Cat Hospital of Philadelphia strives for excellence in patient care and client service. Our doctors and staff are friendly and attentive. We aim to please and do our utmost to accommodate the needs of our clients. Our veterinarians and veterinary technicians are trained to the highest standards. Their knowledge of the latest veterinary medicines and procedures ensures that all our patients get the best in prevention and healing methods.

Local Medical Issues

How to Protect Your Cat from Intestinal Parasites

� Regular fecal exams: Bring a fresh fecal sample to each wellness exam (3�4 samples during the first year for kittens, one per year for indoor adults, two per year for outdoor). We test one fecal sample for each cat for the best chance of detecting any parasites present. Our fecal test also screens for microscopic parasites like Giardia and Isospora (coccidia) that are not eliminated by general

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New to VCA?

We provide veterinary services for every stage in your pet's life, from her first shots to a lifetime of preventive care to keep her happy and healthy.

Our services don't end at our hospital doors.  As a member of the VCA family, our veterinarians have access to extensive medical resources, not the least of which is the VCA knowledge base, which allows our doctors to tap into the collected knowledge of over 2,000 VCA veterinarians.

And if your pet ever needs truly advanced veterinary care, VCA Specialty Hospitals are ready to help.  These twenty-eight clinics provide state-of-the-art care in orthopedic surgery, physical therapy, advanced oncology, and even such cutting-edge treatments as stem cell therapy.

VCA Cat Hospital of Philadelphia hosts some of the finest veterinarians and staff in the city. We truly exhibit "brotherly love" in our patient care and our client service. We are all cat lovers and serve as advocates for your cat's best interest. You will certainly enjoy meeting and working with our friendly and talented staff!

Dr. Aimee Simpson
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: University of Pennsylvania

Dr.Simpson was born in Philadelphia and raised in Northeastern Pennsylvania. After graduating from Pennsylvania State University, she returned to

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Dr. Nathanael Oster
Associate Veterinarian
Veterinary School: University of Pennsylvania

Nathanael Oster graduated from the Veterinary School of the University of Pennsylvania in 2012. A resident of Philadelphia for eight years, he previously

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My cats feel comfortable there
Mary Jane McGuire from Philadelphia

I must admit that I have been to a few veterinary practices over the years, but they do not compare to the doctors and staff at the VCA Cat Hospital of Philadelphia. Just waking into their office I felt comfortable. The staff and technicians there are top notch. They have a way with cats and more importantly, my cats feel comfortable with them from my oldest 20 year old cat down to my 6 year old. I’ve been taking my cats there for quite some time now. I recently had various medical issues with my cats and for the first time saw Dr. Nathanael Oster for their care. As are all the veterinarians there, Dr. Oster is very kind and caring. He called and emailed me with test results and follow-up treatment. I wish my own personal doctor would take as much time with my care as Dr. Oster has taken with my fur babies.

Convenient, Affordable Wellness Plans

Membership includes:

  • Convenient monthly payments
  • 5 visits to VCA each year
  • Doctor-recommended vaccines
  • Prevention and early detection tests for serious diseases
  • Routine dental care for your pet
  • Peace of mind knowing you are doing the best for your pet

To enroll in VCA CareClub®, call us at
215-567-6446 or request an appointment.