Debra Givin, DVMDr. Debra Givin founded The Cat Doctor in 1988. We want to thank her for her dedication to our clients and patients over the past three decades.

Dr. Givin is a graduate of the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine and began practicing in Maine in 1982. Her special veterinary interests include feline temperament types, environmental enrichment, prevention of obesity, and the restoration of cats to the god-like status they held in ancient Egypt. She is a member of The American Veterinary Medical Association, The American Association of Feline Practitioners and The Maine Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Givin has received instruction in the subtle art of Feline communication from her pets, Quicken, Bradlee, Fergie, Cat Baleau, William and Walter, over the years. In her spare time, she enjoys sea kayaking, golf, cross country skiing, watercolor painting, the tarot, tatting, photography, knitting, needle felting and sewing period correct 1860's clothing. Dr. Givin loves her kitties!