Kim Esau

Kim Esau

Registered Veterinary Technologist

I graduated in 2009 and joined the clinic in 2015. My favourite thing about the clinic is that we are a gold level, cat-friendly practice, certified by the American Association of Feline Practitioners. We also work closely with the Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society, an organization I love to support.

Although I grew up with a family dog, ever since I can remember, I wanted a kitten. I asked my parents year after year, but the answer was always, "dad's allergic." When I was 12-years-old, I started asking for a pet snake. Instead, my mom trying to compromise, said I could get a kitten instead. Apparently, dad was not allergic but used that as an excuse to not allow me my kitten. I guess in the end, he liked cats better than snakes or being constantly pestered about it by his daughter. Daisy was a medium haired black kitten, with a white spot on her chest. We spent 15 inseparable years together until she passed away a few years ago. She was with me through junior and senior high school, college and my wedding. She holds a very dear spot in my heart.

What I love most about my job is that when I come to work every day, I know I am surrounded by cats (the best part), my co-workers who love cats as much as I do, and some of the most amazing clients and people I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. I feel like I have finally found my people!

Fun fact about myself is that I currently share my home with my husband and our four cats: Sneaker, a 17-year-old Domestic Shorthair brown tabby, who is being held together by many pills. Sonny, a 13-year-old Domestic Shorthair orange tabby with asthma and FeLV. Margaret (named after Margaret Mead), a 10-month-old seal point Siamese, who we nicknamed 'Hurricane.' And Jane (named after Jane Goodall), a 10-month-old black and white Domestic Shorthair, who is the most intelligent cat I have ever met! On my spare time, I like to bird watch and explore in our beautiful Calgary parks, garden, crochet, and read.

I cannot recommend Killarney Cat Hospital enough. I have two cats who this is their primary clinic. My one cat…

Lauren Harrison

I have been bringing my cat here for the past 2-3 years and am always happy with the care provided.…

Jayna Cadrain

We are grateful for the timely and compassionate care (procedure, overnight stay or two) we had when our poor kitty…

Emma Sacco

I am a cat foster and have been to vet clinics all around the city. I recently adopted 2 cats…

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Have always enjoyed coming here. Staff treat you well and they treat you like family. My cat is in great…

Darcy Lukinuk


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