About ISFM

ISFM is the International Society of Feline Medicine – the veterinary division of International Cat Care

At ISFM we aim to provide a worldwide resource for veterinarians on feline medicine and surgery. Additionally, we provide information on the wellbeing of the whole cat and resources practitioners can use with owners beyond the consulting room to help build the bond with feline clients.

ISFM aims

  • To provide a worldwide resource for veterinarians on feline medicine and surgery but additionally to provide information on the wellbeing of the whole cat and to provide information practitioners can use with clients beyond the consulting room
  • To continue to publish a top quality scientific and clinically orientated journal 
    – the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery – carrying both relevant research and practitioner-orientated reviews
  • To run successful conferences and provide other cpd opportunities on an international scale
  • To develop an internationally recognised practitioner-orientated feline qualification
  • To provide cpd in feline medicine and surgery
  • To develop guidelines and policies on important and relevant feline issues
  • To collaborate with veterinary cat groups wherever they may be, and share information and expertise. Where national groups are present, to establish formal lines through National Partnerships
  • To raise the profile of ISFM and its National Partners and to increase their reach and influence
  • To collaborate with other organisations involved with the health and welfare of cats
  • To encourage membership of ISFM
  • To influence clients through the vet and through client-facing materials
  • To encourage practices to become more cat friendly
  • To educate nurses/technicians on cats
  • To share knowledge of best practice
The ultimate beneficiaries will be cats everywhere

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