Manhattan Cat Specialists Hires Top Doctor

NEW YORK (July 6, 2018) – Manhattan Cat Specialists is pleased to welcome Dr. Nicola Painter to its veterinary team.

Painter, a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, comes to Manhattan Cat Specialists with more than 11 years of veterinary experience. Following graduation from the University of Pennsylvania, she worked in small-animal private practice and feline medicine exclusively for several years.

“I am thrilled to be joining the Manhattan Cat Specialists team and am delighted to be part of such an outstanding group of veterinary professionals,” Painter said. “I chose to be a feline veterinarian because caring for cats and partnering with families in ensuring happy and healthy lives for their feline companions brings me such joy and a true sense of purpose.”

Painter has interests in dentistry, internal medicine and feline behavior issues.

She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Animal Hospital Association and the American Association of Feline Practitioners. She prioritizes staying up-to-date on the most current therapeutic options and actively engages in continuing education. She also is an active community member and values partnerships with local organizations and animal rescue groups.

In her spare time, Painter loves to garden and play tennis. She shares her home with a menagerie of animals, including several rescue cats.

“I feel lucky to have found my calling and privileged to meet and care for so many wonderful feline patients and their incredible families,” Painter said.


About Manhattan Cat Specialists

Manhattan Cat Specialists’ job is to provide the best possible cat care and advice to clients regarding the health and well-being of feline patients while practicing the highest standard of veterinary care. Learn more at