American Association of Feline Practitioners

Veterinary professionals passionate about the care of cats

Why Choose the Cat Friendly Practice® Program?

CFP Reduces Risk of Injury

Articles & Case Studies


Creative CFP Solutions

Think Cat Friendly changes are costly? Don’t have a separate waiting area for cats? No problem—there are many creative, cost-effective ways to implement the AAFP’s Cat Friendly Practice® (CFP) program’s designation requirements—becoming a CFP calls for creativity, not a construction project. Check out these case studies and simple solutions from actual CFPs:

CFP Stories

We asked our Cat Friendly Practices® to tell their story. Read more about their journeys to Cat Friendly.


"A benefit to being a Cat Friendly Practice® is happier cats. Happier cats lead to happier clients. Happier clients lead to increased visits for their cat to live a happy and healthy life."

Danielle Treadway, RVT
Animal Hospital of Waynesville - Waynesville, NC

Hear from veterinary practices and the cat caregivers who visit them about how the Cat Friendly Practice® has benefited them, resulting in reduces stress for cats and owners, increased feline-friendly handling, and much more!


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