Dr. Christina Kirsch is a Montana native who graduated from Washington State University with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1999. She was born in Missoula and raised in Butte, Montana. She received her undergraduate degrees from University of Montana in Microbiology and Chemistry. After veterinary medical school, she spent several years working in small animal clinics in Washington, Montana and New York. In 2004, she started her own veterinary relief business and continues to enjoy filling in around the Bozeman area when she is not busy with her feline mobile practice, Cat's Cradle.

Early on, Christina acquired a passion for cats of all sizes. During veterinary school she volunteered at a large cat refuge in Spokane, Washington. She also completed a research internship through the The Conservation and Research Center at The Smithsonian Institute. There she studied the reproductive activity of captive Pallas' cats. She is now interested in feline medicine and in particular, senior and geriatric feline medicine. Dr. Kirsch is also a member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners.

In her spare time she enjoys playing outside with her family, both two-legged and four-legged. Her favorite activities include gardening, hiking, backpacking, SUPing, snowshoeing and traveling.