Dr Catherine is Brisbane born and raised and love just loves the city. She has always been interested in all animals, however, her special interest is birds. Since a young age, she kept, bred and hand-raised many different types of birds, mainly Australian parrots and some finches. Catherine is passionate about client education and enjoys encouraging enrichment and cage design so that we can all do our best to keep our special animals in the best possible way.
Since graduating from The University of Queensland, Dr Catherine has worked in an avian exclusive vet clinic as well as small animal practices. Prior to completing her veterinary degree she also worked as a veterinary nurse for birds and exotic animals.
Catherine is a proud pet parent to three cockatiels; Lil Sil, Lancey and Tiny Bill.
Outside of work, Catherine enjoys catching up with friends, music, art and design, going to the beach and gardening.