A Cat Clinic is very proud of our awards and certifications. Providing quality care for cats in the Germantown, Gaithersburg, Rockville, Clarksburg, and surrounding Montgomery County areas is something we take very seriously. Taking the necessary steps to receive the special certifications below is just one way we show our commitment to you and your cats.

Certified Gold Level by American Association of Feline Practitioners since 2012
Awards & Accreditation

A Cat Clinic is proud to be certified as a Cat Friendly Practice by the American Association of Feline Practitioners. This certification reflects our consideration of the unique needs of cats in the waiting and examination rooms, the care we take in handling our feline patients, the attitude and knowledge of our staff, and the comfort and concern we show for cats and their owners.

Accredited by American Animal Hospital Association

A Cat Clinic is accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association as a Feline Specialty Hospital. To remain accredited by this prestigious organization, we must continue to maintain the highest standards of medicine, surgery, record keeping, services provided, and continuing education. We are very proud to have achieved this certification.

Certified by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in Feline Medicine

Dr. Melissa Mustillo is an American Board of Veterinary Practitioners Diplomate certified in Feline Practice.  This means that she has undertaken  additional studies and an examination process that takes a minimum of three years to complete.  ABVP Diplomates have proven knowledge and expertise above and beyond what is required by general veterinary practitioners. She is one of only 70 Diplomates certified in Feline Practice in the United States, and one of only 3 certified in Maryland.

Other Awards and Recognition

Received 2019 Winner on Nextdoor – Only 1% of all businesses are voted as a Nextdoor Neighborhood Favorite, and A Cat Clinic is one of them!

Received 2018 “People Love us on Yelp” award


Received Highest Rating for Quality in Washington Consumer Checkbook 2012, 2013,2014,2015,2016, 2017
Rated highest quality and appeared in July edition of “Angie’s List”

Voted #1 Veterinary Hospital in Montgomery County by Gazette newspaper