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Dr. Geri Katz

Dr. Geri Katz is a 1996 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine. She has practiced as a small animal veterinarian for over fifteen years, but has a particular fondness for felines. “Cats are such a unique species. They have complex social dynamics and an evolutionary physiology which makes them very different from being smaller versions of any other species. They are brave and subtle and can be very puzzling at times.” Dr. Katz feels that a significant number of feline medical illnesses can be explained by nutritional imbalances and uses a natural approach whenever possible.

As an active member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners, the American Veterinary Medical Association, and regional veterinary associations, Dr. Katz is continually learning from veterinary specialists regarding various health issues that affect cats. “What fulfills me most as a veterinarian,” Dr Katz says, “is building trusting relationships with pet owners, and ensuring that my patients live long, healthy, and comfortable lives.”

In Dr. Katz’s free time she enjoys spending quality time with her husband and two children in Fairfield, Connecticut. She also loves to spoil her kitties – Jimmy, Meep, and Jeorge.

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Emilee Bernstein

Emilee is our wonderful client care coordinator. She will always greet you and your kitties with a smile and make sure you are taken care of from the initial phone call and throughout your experience here.  Emilee always has a bright and cheery outlook and thoroughly enjoys getting to know our pet parents and their kitties! Having studied veterinary science at the University of Connecticut, Emilee has been in the veterinary field for the past 20 years.  She has worked for multiple small animal hospitals throughout Fairfield and New Haven counties in various capacities from veterinary assisting to administrative and managerial duties. Though she is adept at caring for and handling both cats and dogs, Emilee is a true cat lover at heart and always hoped her career would lead her to focusing primarily on cats. In her spare time, Emilee enjoys spending time with family and friends. She is the proud mom to her four cats – Lena, Miranda,Brenda, and Mr. Butters!  

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Amy Uccello

Amy grew up in Hamden, CT where she realized at a young age her love for animals. She attended the veterinary technology program at Mount Ida College in MA. Amy has worked at numerous mixed practice hospitals. After all these years of experience, she has always wanted to work at an all-cat practice.

Amy started at Aristokatz in September 2020. She likes assisting in appointments as well as getting to know the clients, both human and feline. She has an interest in all aspects of the veterinary field. She relates well with cats and has quickly become known as the “cat whisperer.”

In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors and is an avid hockey fan. She has two rescued dogs, Kaiya, a boxer mix, Lucca, a border terrier mix ,and a 2 year old cat, Mittens. Amy recently rescued two kittens, Miya and Duckie, who have been wonderful additions to the family.

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