Our Team

Our Team

Dr. Judy Zinn

Dr. Zinn graduated from Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1985. She obtained her first Scottish Fold cat in 1988 and has been an avid feline fan ever since. She actively bred and showed her Scottish Folds for 12 years. Her goal to open a "cats only" veterinary practice was achieved in 1996 when Feline Specialties opened for business. Dr. Zinn enjoys training dogs and is a Canine Handler for the Oklahoma Task Force. She, along with her Search and Rescue dog, Royce, respond to disasters and search for survivors hidden in collapsed buildings and rubble. She also shares her home with two other dogs (Huey & Sharky), two cats (Paulie & Bob), and a duck (Stupid Duck). When Dr. Zinn has a spare moment she enjoys gardening and spoiling her grandchildren.

Dr. Jennifer O'Cain

Dr. O'Cain received her veterinary medicine degree from Oklahoma State University in 1998. (GO POKES!!) She began working at Feline Specialties soon after graduation. Dr. O'Cain and her husband Brian share their house with a Great Dane (Max) and several cats that have been rescued. When she is not at work, she spends most of her time with her family and friends, reading, and cycling. During football season, she can be found at every OSU home game, cheering on the Cowboys. Dr. Zinn and O'Cain are both accomplished surgeons and have outstanding diagnostic skills for all feline medical problems. They also do extensive behavioral counseling so owners can understand their cat's behavior.

Jane

Jane is one of our hospital's Veterinary Assistants. She has been with our staff since December 1999. Jane started as a kennel assistant and worked her way up to a veterinary assistant. Jane has five cats, (Stowie, Jay, Scrappy, Terri & Mayhem) two dogs, (Ragnar & Loki) and a turtle. She enjoys spending time with her family and gardening.

Peyton

Peyton is one of our Veterinary Assistants, and has been with us since October of 2014. She shares her home with two cats (Samson & Delilah), one dog (Mickey), a barn cat (Bomber) and owns three horses (Cinderella,Barney & Midnight). Outside of her time at the clinic, and being a vet student, she enjoys being outside, kayaking, riding horses, relaxing, and watching baseball. She hopes to be a Large Animal Veterinarian in the future.

Karla

Karla is our hospital's Certified Veterinary Technician. She graduated in 1978 from Colby Community College in Colby, KS. She began working at our hospital in August of 2001. She and her husband, John, have one daughter - who is a MIT graduate and is now a mechanical engineer at General Motors. In her spare time she enjoys reading, biking, boating, traveling, and rooting for all University of Tulsa Sports.

Sharon Tate

Sharon is our Office Manager and has been with Feline Specialties since March 2007. Sharon has one black cat (Scooby), one red tabby cat (Cedric), one black and white cat (Stryper), one brown tabby van cat (Gogi), and a Great Dane (Leo). She spends her spare time in the company of her husband and her animals.

Lindsey

Lindsey is one of our Veterinary Assistants, she has been with us since August of 2016. She has two dogs (Kipper Bear & Tin-Tin Fluffy Butt), and two cats (Frodo & Eowyn). Outside of the clinic, Lindsey enjoys drawing, writing, crafting, and being outside. She hopes to be a Zookeeper/Conservationist in the future.

MaKayla

MaKayla is our Kennel Technician, and has been with our clinic since November 2015. She has two cats (Calico & Ricca) and one dog (Nala). Her hobbies are riding her bicycle, reading, walking her dog, cooking & baking, and spending time with her family. She is a student at Tulsa Community College and hopes to be a Physical Therapy Assistant in the future.

Amanda

Amanda is one of our Veterinary Assistants and has been with us since 2013. She started out working here as a Kennel Assistant for the summer and was promoted to a Veterinary Assistant in 2017. She is currently enrolled in school to become a Registered Vet Tech. When she is not doing schoolwork, Amanda spends time with her cat named Elouise and her family.

Michelle

Michelle is one of our Veterinary Assistants. She has been with us since April 2018, but she started working with animals in 2006. She has been married for 4 1/2 years and has 3 kids. Their family has 1 dog named Simon and 1 cat named Gato. Michelle spends most of her free time with family and friends swimming, hiking, and reading.

Terra

Terra is one of our Kennel Technicians and she has been with us since May 2018. She has two dogs and two cats of her own. She likes to focus on cat rescue, and when she is not at work, she enjoys hockey and crochet.

Sarah

Sarah is one of our Veterinary Assistants and she has been with us since September of 2017. She has three cats of her own named Tweak, Twister, and Nox. When she is not at the clinic or at school, she enjoys drawing, video games, and remodeling her home.

Sharon Kay

Sharon "Kay" is one of our receptionists and has been with Feline Specialties since October 2017. Kay has one cat (Moscato), and two Havanse dogs (Jasper Jam & Oliver Bacchus). She spends her time with her animals, scrap booking, and enjoying time outside.