Kate McKelvie has been a veterinary technician at Jarrettsville Veterinary Center since 1997. She works mostly in the evenings in the areas of exam, treatment, and kennel. Kate is known for her endless compassion and multiple talents. She often rescues animals, including orphaned kittens, and is referred to as the “cat whisperer”. Kate has 8 years experience volunteering and working at Animal Rescue, Inc. and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Photography. In addition, Kate is a Reiki Master and practices animal reiki. When she is not at work, Kate is busy on her farm with her husband, breeding and showing alpacas, and caring for horses, llamas, chickens, five dogs, and seven cats. In her free time she enjoys hiking, knitting, and reading.