Metro Cat Hospital

Veterinary Support

  • Technician

    Iris H
    Veterinary Tech School: Mount Ida College

    Iris joined the Metro Cat team in March 2013.  She volunteered and interned at Angell Memorial Animal Hospital before joining us, and is currently a student at Mount Ida College majoring in Veterinary Technology.  Iris lives locally with her 4 dogs and cat "Ginger-Bell" who is a complete cat-diva and bosses around the dogs!  Iris gained a love for animals after caring for her grandmother's pets, and hasn't looked back since.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Sunny P

    Sunny is originally from South Korea and graduated form the Veterinary Medical School of the Nanjing Agricultural University in China.  She received her license (NVLE) to practice veterinary medicine in China in 2011, however shortly afterwards decided to move to the U.S., and now lives in beautiful Brookline.  She joined our team in early 2013 as a veterinary assistant.  Sunny loves to play and talk with our feline patients and their owners, and loves working with us as a team!

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Lisa T.
    School: Lesley College, 2013

    Lisa was previously employed full-time at Metro Cat Hospital in Client Services and as a Technician. In 2010 we welcomed her back to work part-time at Metro Cat Hospital in the same capacities. Lisa is currently attending Lesley College for a degree in Holistic Psychology, anticipated in 2013. Lisa lives locally with her two cats, Nico and Mazie, and her dog, Tegan.

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Carolyn W.
    School: Pitt, MLS

    Carolyn has been our Sunday technician and go-to fill-in person at Metro Cat Hospital since its inception 20 years ago. She worked in client services at another cat hospital before joining the Metro Cat hospital team. Carolyn received her BA degree from Penn State, earned her MPH at Boston University, and got her MLS at Pitt. She works as a full-time Medical Librarian on weekdays.


Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately at 1-617-566-7297. If it is after hours, check with a local animal hospital emergency clinic.