Dr. Lori Stearns

Dr. Lori Stearns is a 1989 Honor graduate from Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed her undergraduate studies at Georgia State University. She is married to her high school sweetheart and has two wonderful adult children. She has practiced at many hospitals in the Atlanta area and fulfilled a professional dream when she opened Cat Care of Fayette in 2003. She was honored by her clients as voting her one  of Atlanta Magazine's 2011 Top 100 Veterinarians. She has also been quoted in Cat Fancy Magazine, and was chosen to participate in the interview due to her expertise in cat medicine.


Dr. Stearns is thorough and highly-detailed, making her an exceptional examiner and diagnostician. She is passionate about the well-being of her feline friends, and especially enjoys the medicine associated with the elderly kitty. Dr. Stearns is entirely devoted to finding the best results for her patients, going beyond customary remedies and beliefs. She is also a skilled surgeon, and shines when confronted with difficult cases.


In addition Dr. Stearns is committed to giving back to the community, and is an avid participant in both local and international rescue organizations. Her ultimate dream would be to better manage the overpopulation of feral cat colonies.

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Dr. Bernie Toole

Dr. Toole was born and raised in North Carolina.  He received his undergrad from NC State.  He then went to LSU for vet school.  He is retired but helps with relief work at Cat Care.


Dr. Toole loves his horse, Kelly and has many cats in his custom built cat house he calls the "Mewlin Rouge."  He enjoys traveling around the country in his RV, gardening and listening to all types of music.