MEET OUR STAFF
Pamala Coker, DVM, Ph.D.
Dr. Coker is a 1998 graduate of
Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine. In 2002, she
earned her Ph.D. in Veterinary Microbiology. A feline veterinary practice
has been her calling for as long as she can remember. She has made a few
detours along the way such as her Ph.D. in microbiology and working in
Her diverse background and experience have prepared Dr. Coker very well, for
opening her own feline practice. She has worked as a relief veterinarian
for several years which has given her a distinct experience in practice
techniques and design. Her unique experiences have helped to make
her dream of a distinctive "cat only" veterinary practice a reality. Dr.
Coker enjoys gardening and remodeling. She is also an avid SCUBA diver and
has dived in many amazing places throughout her travels. Her most
memorable experiences include the Great Barrier Reef in Australia and being
surrounded by a school of barracuda in The Gulf of Mexico. Dr. Coker lives
in Highland with her three middle aged girls, "Sissy", "Bessie", and "MiMi
Monkeyface.” Dr. Coker was recently elected the President of the Northwest
Louisiana Veterinary Medical Association (NWLVMA). One of her goals is to
implement pet education in the classroom for elementary schools. She is also
involved in community organizations closer to home, Highland Area Preservation,
Krewe of Barkus and Meoux, Krewe of Highland, and Robinson’s Rescue, a low cost
spay and neuter program.
Pamela S., Office Manager
Pamela is a true
animal lover and manages The Cat Doctor Feline Medical Center. She is the
proud "pet parent" of four rescues, two dogs, Daisy and Junebug, and two
cats, Rocketman and Pandamonium.
Pam has worked in the veterinary
industry for over 25 years and is
currently the office manager of The
Gwyn A., Kennel Supervisor
Gwyn's job is to supervise the care and feeding of all of our boarding
cats. She has twelve years experience working for the Bossier shelter and is an
avid animal lover with eight cats and two dogs of her own. She is a mother
of four and is expecting her seventh grandchild any day now! In her spare
time, she enjoys traveling and family gatherings.
Jessica W., Front Office
Jessica is very excited about being
a part of The Cat Doctor family.
She has many loves in her life
including her nephews, Alex, Nick
and Eric, and of course their mom,
her sister Sara.
Jessica has loved animals all her
life. She has five cats, a dog,
several reptiles and a ferret. But
her biggest love of all is her
S., Certified Veterinary Assistant
Mal is a
Certified Veterinary Assistant, with
a special interest in feline
dentistry. She has one dog Armie
Lane, and two Abyssinians, Navi Blue
and Semper Force. When not at
The Cat Doctor, Mal likes to hang
out with friends and shoot pool.
M., Veterinary Assistant
Ashley has been
a fan of felines her entire life.
She has three cats of her
own: Astra, Frankie and Lawrence.
When she is not
working at The Cat Doctor, she is
working as a deejay, rocking the
River Cities as her alter-ego "DJ
Chandra C., Veterinary Assistant
Chandra loves working in the
veterinary field. She has many
years of experience with small
Chandra has two rescued pets:
Zombie, her cat and Bullet, her dog.
When she is not at the clinic she
enjoys riding motorcycles, wake
surfing, and spending time with
family and friends.