Memorial Cat Hospital

The Only Feline Practice in the WORLD with FOUR
Board Certified Feline Specialists
Referrals and New Clients Welcome

Memorial Cat Hospital
12424 Memorial Drive
Houston, Texas 77024
(713) 461-2287
(713) 464-4199 (fax)





In addition to the Pet Health Care Library, we have provided the following links to websites that provide some great information on a variety of topics related to veterinary medicine and pet health care. We will update this page frequently, and would love to hear your ideas on links that you would like to see us add to this page to share with other pet owners. Feel free to send us your favorites. If we like them, we will add them to our list!

This web site was created to support our veterinarians in the care and health of your cat. 

 Cornell Feline Health Center -Health Topics
   The Cornell Feline Health Center is a veterinary medical specialty center devoted to improving the health and well-being of cats everywhere by: finding ways of preventing and curing diseases, educating veterinarians and cat owners about feline health, and aiding veterinarians when new or unknown feline diseases occur.

There are also step-by-step instructions about caring for your cat.  Clear, easy to understand explanations featuring live-action videos and animated details.  This is another great tool from the Cornell Feline Health Center to help improve the lives of cats! 

Winn Feline Health Foundation
   The Winn Feline Foundation is a non-profit organization, affiliated with The Cat Fanciers Association,
Inc., which supports health related studies into medical problems affecting cats.  

American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) 
The American Board of Veterinary Practitioners promotes and recognizes the highest standards of veterinary clinical practice.  The Diplomates of ABVP have a common desire and willingness to deliver superior, comprehensive, multi-disciplinary medicine to the public.  Find out more about the requirements for this certification at this website.  (Both Dr. Folger and Dr. Pittari are ABVP certified.)

American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP)
  The American Association of Feline Practitioners supports professional growth and fellowship by providing outstanding continuing education, research and outreach programs intended to improve the health and well-being of cats.  All three doctors at Memorial Cat Hospital are members of this organization.

Feline Diabetes

   This website contains pet health articles to help you understand your cat's disease.  The message board is open to all cat owners and someone is available to help you through your frustrations and to celebrate your victories.

Nutritional Cat Food Information - "Binkys Food List"
Please visit these sites to find the carbohydrate content for both canned and dry foods.  Memorial Cat Hospital carries the following brands of food for your convenience; Hill's, Innova/EVO, Purina, Iams Veterinary Diets, and Royal Canin. 
Canned Food List
Dry Food List

Chronic Renal Failure Information
   This site offers information and support for anyone whose cat has been diagnosed with chronic renal disease or failure.  

Feline Heartworm Disease
This site contains information on feline heartworms, give information on signs, and also FAQ's.

International Cat Care

International Cat Care is a charity dedicated to promoting health and welfare of cats through improved feline knowledge.  This site contains information on almost every aspect of feline health and well-being. 

Animal Poison Control
    This is the website of the ASPCA, it includes a library, links to other sites, and phone numbers for the poison control center.

Plants Toxic to Animals
    A lot of information about toxic plants can be found here. You can search under common name or picture.

    The USDA maintains this website with information on a variety of animal health related topics, including traveling to and from a foreign country.

American Veterinary Medical Association
    This site is a good starting point to learn more about a variety of topics, including feline injection-site sarcomas and the latest subjects in veterinary medicine. 

Veterinary Information Network   
VIN is the world's first and largest online veterinary community.  Visit our Pet Library for a link to VIN's client education area. 

Association for Pet loss and Bereavement   
This website if filled with information for when the time comes to say goodbye.

Friends of Moose
An established nonprofit organization to financially assist pet owners, who meet criteria, seeking emergency treatment for their animal.  One by one friends are gathering to join in this endeavor. This organization is actively seeking donations. For more information visit the website.

CATalyst Council

The CATalyst Council's vision & mission are to ensure all cats are valued & cared for as pets. This will be accomplished by raising the level of care & welfare of cats, supported by the highest quality veterinary care, preventative medicine & cat specific products.

Cat Diseases A - Z: Cat
Select from an A - Z list to read all about a disease or condition in one comprehensive overview. 

Microchip Information

Avid Microchip ID

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