Welcome to A Cat's View Veterinary Hospital
Your Feline-Exclusive Veterinarian in Valley Center, CA



Feline Emergency? Call us right away at (760) 749-0099!

If you live in Valley Center or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your cats – look no further. The mission of A Cat's View Veterinary Hospital is to provide high quality and compassionate medical and surgical care in a healing environment. Designed from a cat's point of view, our hospital aims to to be respectful of our feline patients' perception of sight, sound, smell, touch, and chemical communication via pheromones to create a soothing and calm environment for your cat. We are passionate about community education on the specific and unique needs of cats. Your cats’ health and well being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your cat the care they deserve.

A Cat's View is a full-service cat hospital that offers care from kitten-hood to geriatric, and every stage in between. We offer preventative health plans, nutritional and behavioral consultations, surgical procedures, and cutting-edge dental care. We are experienced at treating serious conditions and offering regular cat wellness care.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your cats. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the educational articles. The best veterinary care for felines is proper nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative cat care is essential to the success of your cat’s health! If you have any questions, call (760) 749-0099 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our hospital is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below!

At A Cat's View, we treat your cats like the valued family members they are.



A Cat's View Veterinary Hospital 

 (760) 749-0099

29115 Valley Center Rd Ste A&B
Valley Center, CA 92082

Meet Our Veterinarians

  • Dr.
    Nancy Langlois Matthews

    Dr. Nancy Matthews is the creator and owner of A Cat's View Veterinary Hospital, established 2008. She is graduate of Michigan State University and has been a practicing veterinarian for 33 years. Her special interests within veterinary medicine include ultrasonography, nutrition, and ophthalmology and soft-tissue surgery. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, home-canning, baking, gardening, and yoga. In addition to her husband and children, her large family includes several cats, horses, chickens, a pigeon, and several rescue animals including a pet rat, Daniel. Her cats' names are Pershie, Pharrel, Dutchess, Skoshi, Jambo Kai, Rainsong, Katya, Gaya/Zaya, Nanika, Ace, Joe Cool, and Maggie.


Read What Our Clients Say

    I'm pushing 60, I've had and loved animals my entire life. Currently, I have 9 cats who are all VERY WELL cared for by this Veterinarian Dr. Nancy Matthews, and her staff. I've never ever had such a wonderful staff and Dr. She is the ONLY one I trust with my fur children! I trust her and I would drive no matter how far she is. Best hospital/clinic and staff in all my years. Highly recommend.


    I highly recommend A Cat's View Veterinary! Dr. Nancy & her team are absolutely the best! They really care about each & every kitty they see! I wouldn't trust my fur babies' care to anyone else!!


    My cat, Toby, actually likes going to this vet clinic! He purrs, kneads, and is affectionate when he is there. They give him such good treatment and they are considerate of the client's budget and treatment preference. This is a great place to bring your felines, especially if they require a calm, quiet atmosphere. The staff is kind and Dr. Matthews is gentle, informative, and gives treatment options. All around, it's a nice experience to bring my cat here.


    If you have cats, this is the only place to go. We have never been SO happy with a vet and staff! We feel confident that our fur babies are receiving the best care, from people who love cats as much as we do. Professional, accredited, and knowledgeable. Best referral ever, and the best decision ever. You will not go wrong. Dr. Nancy Matthews, and everyone there, are simply amazing!


    I highly recommend them! In my case, I brought in my 18yr cat and they were very gentle and very thorough.
    I've been to many vets for her over the years for a variety of issues, and most of the time I had a little time to talk to the nurse and five seconds with the vet. Not here!
    The nurses were very kind and the vet spent her valuable time explaining everything in detail. Not only that, I was given options regarding the treatment. They are my go-to place going forward.


    ACVV is the most wonderful vet. We could not ask for a more dedicated, educated, experienced, and caring team. It is so amazing to find a vet that specializes in cats and their specific needs and care. There is no doubt that my cat’s quality of life has improved by leaps and bounds under the care of Dr. Matthews.


Featured Articles

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  • Feline Ear Issues

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  • Hypertension

    Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is fairly common in cats. Although it can occur on its own, it is usually a sign of other serious health problems. High blood pressure can also cause problems with other parts of the body, including the eyes, kidneys and heart. Cats are more likely to develop high ...

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  • Hyperthyroidism in Cats

    Hyperthyroidism is a condition that causes a cat’s thyroid gland to produce too much thyroid hormone. This disease most often shows up in middle-aged and older cats. The thyroid gland is located in the neck. Thyroid hormones affect most organs in the body, so hyperthyroidism can lead to other problems ...

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  • Kidney Issues

    The kidneys have two important roles in a cat’s body. First, they filter wastes and toxins from the blood, which then exit the body in the urine. The kidneys also help regulate the volume of fluids in the body and important hormones and other chemicals. Cats can develop several kinds of kidney issues, ...

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  • Liver

    The liver is a very important organ. It is involved in digestion and removing harmful toxins from the blood. Cats can develop several conditions that affect how well their liver works. Cholangiohepatitis One of the most common causes of liver disease in cats is cholangiohepatitis. In this condition, ...

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Valley Center Office


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9:00 am-3:00 pm