Dr. Krista Wiechmann is a native northern Virginian and understands the unique pace of life that cat owners face living in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. She grew up in Springfield (and was a “cat owner” almost from birth) before attending the College of William & Mary for undergraduate studies in chemistry and biology. Dr. Wiechmann earned her Doctorate degree from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in Blacksburg.
Dr. Wiechmann has enjoyed serving the Loudoun County community since graduating from veterinary school. Prior to opening Loudoun Cat Care, she worked at a general practice clinic in Sterling where she focused her continuing education on feline medicine. Always a cat lover at heart, Dr. Wiechmann decided to open her own clinic purely devoted to cats. She uses the latest technology and her many skills in serving her clients, both feline and human.
At home Dr. Wiechmann lives with her 3 cats, Licorice the tuxedo, and Graham and Toothless, the young ones. It is great fun to watch the three boys romp through the house playing and play fighting. With her husband Joe, she has two children, Christopher, and Jessica. Puzzles and board games are family fun time, while novels are for her quiet time.
Debbie has worked part-time at Loudoun Cat Care since its inception in 2007. Retiring from the corporate workforce in 2021, Debbie continues to work part-time at the front desk, where she enjoys greeting patients and clients. Animals have always been a part of Debbie’s life. Volunteering with the Loudoun County Humane Society, she assists with feeding feral cats in the area. Debbie lives in Sterling with her husband and three cats: Trixie, Poppy and Alfie.
Monica was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. She graduated from Cardinal Dougherty High School and later earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from LaSalle University in Philadelphia. In the past, Monica worked in the computer industry as a programmer, systems analyst, and small business owner. Monica, her husband, and two children relocated to Northern VA in 2004. In 2011, she joined Loudoun Cat Care and performs Veterinary Assistant/Technician duties with favorites including nursing care and socializing feral/frightened cats. All of her life Monica has had a passion and love for animals. She views her pets as family members and believes animals enhance the quality of human lives. She values the uniqueness of each cat that visits Loudoun Cat Care and believes in treating them as if they are her own. She shares her home with her husband, two children, and the family’s pets. In her spare time Monica enjoys precious time with family sharing meals, watching movies, visiting theme parks, and playing board games.
Alison, LVT is a Northern Virginia native who resides on a small ‘farmette’ in Leesburg. Her career in the veterinary field started in 1983. Since then, she has worked in small animal mixed practice, surgical specialty practice, veterinary behavior practice, an equine referral hospital, and has devoted over 15 years to her true passion, feline practice. Alison also practiced respiratory therapy for over 20 years, specializing in neonatal, pediatric, and adult critical care. Alison currently shares her home with 3 cats, 2 sheep, and various fish.
Brant was born and raised in Northern Virginia, almost all of his life has been spent working with animals. Brant was an active member in the local 4-H for over 10 years working with both large and small animal projects. He Graduated with an Advanced Studies Diploma from Woodgrove High School in 2014. He currently lives in Hamilton with his brother, mom, three cats, and a dog.
Alyssa lives in Leesburg and recently graduated from the University of Virginia. In her free time, she cares for many animals at home, fosters for a local rescue organization, and creates her own art work.
Kathy has lived in Pennsylvania, New York, and Connecticut before attending SUNY at Buffalo for Civil Engineering. Kathy and her family have lived in Loudoun County for over 20 years. After working as a Civil/Environmental engineer for 7 years, she left the work force to raise her 3 daughters. Kathy started volunteering at the schools, soccer clubs, and animal rescue organizations while her kids were in school. Her oldest daughter convinced the family to get a dog in 2011, but Kathy has been a cat lover and owner since she was a child. In 2019, Kathy joined Loudoun Cat Care and enjoys learning about cat health issues, behavior and spending time with cats.
Brandi resides in West Virginia with her family and her crew of rescued cats. She studied at Shepherd University. She has two sons that she loves very much! Her interests include enjoying family time, traveling, and the outdoors.
Emma was born in Leesburg VA and has lived in Jacksonville FL for part of her life. She is a Senior at Loudoun County High School and this is her third year playing on the high school basketball team. She enjoys spending time with her family and pets. She has 3 older sisters and lives with her parents and pets.
Emily is currently a junior in high school. She lives in Leesburg with her family and pets. This is her first job and she loves taking care of all the cats boarding at the clinic. She wants to work with animals after college, and she feels this job prepares her for that.