19203 Aurora Ave N
Shoreline, WA 98133
(206) 546-1243


5506 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98408
(253) 471-9200

Restoring Health & Happiness to Senior Cats Since 1992

Restoring Health & Happiness to Senior Cats Since 1992

About Us

After a decade of working exclusively with cats in his own private feline practice Dr.Wackerbarth became aware of a curative, non-invasive, treatment for feline hyperthyroidism that was not readily available in the Pacific Northwest. He became passionate about bringing this treatment to the Seattle area and improving the quality of life for senior cats with this debilitating, potentially fatal disease.

In 1992, Dr. Wackerbath began administering radioiodine treatments for feline hyperthyroidism after extensive training at University of Washington and University of Saskatchwan (in Cananda).

Since then we have had the privelege of restoring health to more than 15,000 senior cats using radioiodine treatments.

The Feline Hyperthyroid Treatment Center (both Shoreline and Tacoma locations) is staffed with veterinary professionals that have chosen to work specifically with cats and have created a cat-friendly hospital experience. In fact, many cat parents tell us that their cat has never been so calm at a veterinary visit before. Cats are truly our passion and life's work!

Pox’s Story Does it make sense to treat hyperthyroid in a fourteen-year-old, mostly outdoor cat? That’s what we were asking ourselves in the summer of 2013. Pox let me know his opinion by following me around all summer, talking continually. He plainly said, “I feel lousy;... read more »

Seattle, WA

We want to thank you for your extraordinary efforts in looking after our Samson's well being. You took the initiative of a problem we were not aware was even present. We are very, very grateful to all involved in Samson's case. We appreciate the detailed... read more »

Port Townsend, WA

As a member of an animal rescue organization on Vashon Island (VIPP), as well as being a chronic cat owner, I've had many opportunities to visit the Feline Hyperthyroid Treatment Center. Over the past 30+ years, I've taken scores of cats to Shoreline for definitive... read more »

Vashon Island Pet Protectors
Vashon Island, WA

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