Letrisa Miller, MS, DVM

Dr. Miller is an award-winning veterinarian with nearly 20 years’ experience as a feline-only practitioner. A graduate of Oklahoma State University School of Veterinary Medicine, she also holds a master's degree in microbiology from the University of Oklahoma and a bachelor’s degree from Oregon State University.

Connecticut Feline Medicine and Surgery is Dr. Miller’s second veterinary practice. For more than ten years she owned a cat clinic in Norman, Oklahoma. After selling this practice in 2011, she and her husband relocated to Connecticut (Chris is a Manchester native, and his parents still reside in Highland Park).


A recognized authority on feline medicine and surgery, Dr. Miller has been interviewed for articles in Cat Fancy, Purina Pro Club Update, and other specialty cat publications, and from 2006 through 2011 was a board member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP). In 2014 she was a finalist for America's Favorite Veterinarian and winner of the CEVA Human-Animal Bond Award from the Cat Writers’ Association (for her article "Squeaky's Long Fall—Vet's Are Pet Parents Too").

A founding fellow of the International Association of Cat Doctors, she served as president in 2012 and 2013. Dr. Miller is also a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Connecticut Veterinary Medical Association, the International Society of Feline Medicine, and the Veterinary Information Network.

Long interested in research, Dr. Miller has published several scientific papers, been an investigator for FDA clinical drug trials, and for many years was chair of the AAFP’s research committee. In 2010 she represented the AAFP at the founding of the
Cat Health Network, a collaboration among the American Veterinary Medical Foundation, Morris Animal Foundation, Winn Feline Foundation, and AAFP to fund and promote research in feline medicine.

You can follow Dr. Miller on
Twitter, Quora (she was named one of Quora's 2017 Top Writers), and as a guest writer on the CatWisdom101 blog. To contact Dr. Miller, please use our contact page.


Carly Haining, BVetMed, MRCVS

Dr. Haining joined Connecticut Feline Medicine and Surgery in early 2016. She is a graduate with honors of the University of London, Royal Veterinary College. A Connecticut native, she also holds a bachelor's degree from UCONN.