Dr. Amanda Perkins started her veterinary career at Cat Hospital of Metairie and has been a feline-exclusive veterinarian for over ten years. She has owned the practice since 2012.
She is a native of Mississippi and studied biology at Southern Miss.. She grew up in the countryside and found companionship with many cats throughout her childhood. At ten years old, she dedicated herself to the study of science as a pathway to becoming a veterinarian.
Dr. Perkins graduated from the College of College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Always balancing her scientific mind with a love of art, she also wrote songs and played guitar during her schooling, performing throughout New York.
But her heart belongs in New Orleans. Many of her family members and friends live in Louisiana, so she is happy to call this place home. Her hobbies include partaking in New Orleans cuisine and performing in local theater.
Dr. Perkins enjoys all aspects of feline medicine and surgery but is particularly interested in dentistry, behavior, and internal medicine. When not helping cats, she spends time with her family. Her husband, John, is a veterinary assistant at Veterinary Specialists of Greater New Orleans. . They share a home with four cats. Biddy is a charming Siamese, and Bear is the gentle giant with a Charlie Chaplin mustache. Susu is a tiny spry black cat who enjoys toothbrushing and wrestling with Charlemagne, a beautiful Bengal.
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