Meet Our Team

Kirsten Munck ~ DVM/Owner

Dr. Kirsten Munck grew up in Vermont and completed her undergraduate education at Cornell University. After graduating, she relocated to Oregon to continue her career path and to enjoy the numerous outdoor pursuits Oregon has to offer. From a young age, Kirsten always wanted to become a veterinarian and grew up with beloved dogs, including her special German shepherd, Maria.  Once in Oregon she was quickly adopted by her first cat, Jesse, who accompanied her for 20 years through graduate school in veterinary medicine at OSU and life’s many adventures! A move to the Puget Sound brought a very challenging and professionally enriching position for her in a Seattle general veterinary practice. In 2001 with her family, Dr. Munck decided to move to Bend to achieve her dream, which was to own her own practice…The Colorado Cat Clinic! The practice eventually outgrew its location in downtown Bend. With her expertise, a new building was designed and constructed especially for an all cat practice in the Northwest Crossing area. Dr. Munck spends most of her time at the clinic, but her rare free time is enjoyed with her husband Doug (a wildlife biologist) and daughter Gemma. Cooking, skiing, hiking and running are just a few of her favorite activities.   She currently shares her home with her 2 dogs, Audrey & Layla, and 3 cats; Arthur, Rosa and Etta.

Lisa Knight ~ Veterinary Technician/Office Manager 

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Lisa has been with the Colorado Cat Clinic since 2006. Although her degree is in Medical Laboratory Technology her love for animals, especially cats, has driven her to continue working in the veterinary field.

She received her Animal Reiki Master certificate in 2010 and enjoys sharing calming energy with patients on a daily basis. Lisa shares her home with her 3 cats One Eye, Ghee & Crouton as well as her pet rats. When she is not at the clinic she enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Kris Christensen ~ Veterinary Technician

Kris joined the Colorado Cat Clinic team in December of 2012. After receiving her degree in Diagnostic Imaging from Linn Benton Community College she returned to what she truly loves, caring for animals. Kris and her daughter Riley share their home with a variety of pets including their three cats, three dogs, a milk snake, a bearded dragon, and their horse “Buttons.” When she’s not at the clinic Kris enjoys watching Riley and “Buttons” compete in horse shows as well as snuggling up to a good Disney movie.

Jazmin Quintanilla ~ Veterinary Technician


Jazmin received her Vet Tech certification from Portland Community College in 2003 and became part of our team in September of 2013. 

Kelly Foulk ~ Head Receptionist

Kelly moved to the Central Oregon area in the summer of 2015. She loves the outdoors as well as her 2 cats Fred and Baby. She has been in the Veterinary Reception field since 2002 and joined the Colorado Cat Clinic team in February of 2017.



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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "I am amazed at how passionate and caring the staff and vet are at this clinic. They are truly amazing! 11 months ago we lost our cat after moving to a new home. We took Kitler to the vet for one visit just before the move. Yesterday someone from the office called to say they saw Kitler's picture on the animal shelter's web page. It was her! She had been hit by a car and brought to the shelter. I still can't believe they recognized her after a single visit and remembered who she belonged to! Kitler should make a full recovery and we are so happy to have her home! Thank you!"
    Denise H.
  • "Dr. Munck is the absolutely best vet one could ever find. She is caring, kind, compassionate, and genuine. We recently moved to Arizona and were unhappy with the quality of vet here. My cat, Henry became suddenly blind and was diagnosed with a brain tumor. I called Kirsten for advice, not knowing where to turn. She has called me multiple times with advice and concern and has helped Henry to prolong his life comfortably. When I couldn't get the right medication, she had it overnight shipped to us. Thank you!!!"
    Janet A.