Coronavirus Information

In light of all the news regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we wanted to share some information with you. Due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak we ask that if you are experiencing flu-like symptoms or a fever to stay home if possible. We are happy to reschedule your appointment. Please let the front desk know if you are experiencing symptoms, … Read More

Tips for Preparing Your Cat for the Summer

Summer is fast approaching–and after the winter we just had it is indeed welcomed– making it the perfect time to discuss summertime tips to keep the furry member of your family happy and healthy. Safety Tips for Prevention of Heat Stroke and Dehydration Summers here in New York can be pretty brutal and risk the health of your pet. The … Read More

Celebrating 40 Years of Outstanding Veterinary Care

The Forest Hills Cat Hospital is celebrating its 40th anniversary providing outstanding veterinary care. The Cat Hospital was opened in 1974 by Dr. Luger and was a revolutionary take on the small animal practice which was primarily canine-centric. Since that time, the feline-only practice concept has grown by leaps and bounds, but The Forest Hills Cat Hospital remains the longest … Read More

In the Media

The Forest Hills Cat Hospital has been profiled in several publications. Provided below are several articles in which the Cat Hospital has gained media spotlight. Publication: Cat Fancy (February 2014) Title: “Kitty Co-Workers” Author: Kelly Gormley Summary: A profile of the resident cats at the Forest Hills Cat Hospital by Cat Fancy.   Publication: Juniper Berry (September 2009) Title: “Forest … Read More

Fall Feline Safety Tips

Fall Feline Safety Tips Fall has arrived (as of September 23), and with this change in season comes all new tips to keep the furry members of your household happy and healthy. Indoor/Outdoor Cats For all intents and purposes, we were very lucky that this past Summer was relatively mild. However, we may not be so fortunate this Fall, considering … Read More


On Monday (4/27/15), a coyote was sighted in Middle Village–very close to the Cat Hospital. While the NYPD is searching for the coyote, they have yet to capture it. The Cat Hospital would like to remind our clients and their families to be mindful of the coyote sighting. While attacks on humans are rare, they can happen as witnessed a … Read More

Please Be Vigilant: Vaccinate Your Cats and Dogs For Rabies

feature_headline type=”center” level=”h1″ looks_like=”h1″ icon=”adjust”]Please Be Vigilant: Vaccinate Your Cats and Dogs For Rabies[/feature_headline] Dr. Luger recently wrote a letter to the editor of The Juniper Berry in response to an article published regarding the nocturnal animals with whom we share neighborhood. Please see the original article referenced and Dr. Luger’s response below where he makes the case for regular … Read More

NYC Dept. of Health Vaccinating Raccoons for Rabies in Queens and Brooklyn

 Dear Clients, Below is the unabridged notice that our office received from the NYC Department of Health regarding a  Rabies vaccination program for raccoons in certain areas of Queens and Brooklyn. It is obvious that this program is being initiated because of the spread of raccoon Rabies in our neighborhoods and its danger to both our human and pet population. This vaccination … Read More