Dr. Mann’s 6-year-old daughter’s
rendering that lead to the naming
of The Cat Company and which
provided the inspiration for the
color scheme of our web site.

About Us

G. Tom Mann, DVM, DABVP (feline)

After graduating from Texas A&M University, Tom completed a small animal internship at the Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital and then went in to private practice in Akron. He has been a practice owner since 1975 and is currently a member of the Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital. In 2006, he established the Cat Company, Inc. (located in the Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital) for the purpose of treating hyperthyroid cats with radioactive iodine, I-131. Tom lives in the Akron area with his wife, his two children, one dog and three cats – Elliot, Avery, and Charlie (Best Cat in the World).


  • DVM, Texas A&M University
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, certified in Feline Practice
  • Radiation Safety Officer, trained at the Radiation Safety Academy (now Dade Moeller)
  • Ohio Bureau of Radiation Protection Radioactive Materials License for the purchase and possession of radioactive materials


  • The AVMA
  • The OVMA
  • The Summit County Veterinary Medical Association
  • The American Association of Feline Practitioners
  • The Academy of Feline Medicine (until its dissolution)

A believer in the benefits of organized veterinary medicine, Tom is quite active in the profession.

Email Dr. Mann: drmann@hyperfeline.com