We remain open to provide care for your pets. We are following the direction of government and regulatory authorities and have implemented hospital and visit protocols to keep both you and our team safe. For regular updates on our hours and visit protocols, please follow our social media platforms.

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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.

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COVID-19: Additional measures we are taking

Dear Clients,

Due to the close contact that our work requires, we have taken additional measures to protect you and our team while providing care for your furry family members.

The following changes are effective as of Monday, March 23, 2020:

1. We are currently operating a “closed waiting room” policy to protect our clients and staff. When you arrive, please remain in your vehicle and use your cell phone to call us at 403.246.1115. We will take a history from outside of your vehicle, and bring your pet into the clinic for an examination with the veterinarian. We will then return to your vehicle with your pet to discuss our recommended treatment plan.

2. We are continuing to accept appointments for urgent or sick pets, as well as time-sensitive puppy/kitten vaccinations. All other services will be scheduled for a later time.

3. We are still OPEN with the following hours: Monday to Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

4. If you are ordering food or medications, please allow 2-4 business days as our suppliers are dealing with increased demand and are trying to fill orders as quickly as possible. We will advise you as soon as your order arrives. Please call us when you arrive to pick up your order, but do not enter the hospital. Our staff will bring your order to your car and take payment over the phone. You can also use our online store and have your food delivered directly to your home. To sign up for the Online Store, visit our website.

5. For the time being, we are not accepting cash as payment. Credit cards and debit card payments are still available.

6. Following the recommendations of our government and medical experts, we are doing our best to practice social distancing within the constraints of our roles. As such, we have taken measures to avoid both contracting and facilitating the spread of this virus.

Thank you for helping us be diligent for everyone's safety. As we have heard from all levels of government, the situation is fluid and any updates will be provided as changes occur.

- Your dedicated team at Killarney Cat Hospital