Danièlle Gunn-Moore graduated from the R(D)SVS, University of Edinburgh, in 1991. She completed her Residency (part funded by International Cat Care) and her PhD (on Feline Infectious Peritonitis) at The Feline Centre, University of Bristol. She returned to Edinburgh to establish the Feline Clinic in 1998 and became full Professor of Feline Medicine in 2006. She is interested in all aspects of feline medicine; she is an internationally recognised expert in her area, has lectured extensively and published over 150 peer-reviewed research papers, plus many reviews and book chapters. In 2009 she was awarded the BSAVA Woodrow Award for outstanding contribution in the field of small animal veterinary medicine, in 2011 she was awarded the International Society for Feline Medicine/Hill’s award for Outstanding Contributions to Feline Medicine, in 2012 the Royal Dick students voted her “The clinician I would most like to be”, in 2016 FECAVA awarded her “Increased Vocalisation in Elderly Cats” the most original paper in the European Journal of Companion Animal Practice that year, and in 2017 she became a Fellow of both the RSB and the RCVS. She shares her home with her husband Frank, and a tiny little 19 year old black cat called Sheba-Ardbeg.