Dr. Matthew Kornya is currently enrolled in Canada's first ABVP Feline Residency Program, working to attain board certification. He is originally from Welland, Ontario, and completed his undergraduate degree in Bio-Medical Science at the University of Guelph before graduating from the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program with the Andrew Smith Medal (the highest honour awarded to a graduating veterinarian). He has had a lifelong love for cats and feline medicine with special interests in emergency medicine, oncology, and pathology. Dr. Kornya has spoken at several international conferences on various subjects, with a special focus on Feline Retroviruses. In his spare time, he enjoys reef aquarium keeping. He lives with his 5 cats and his cockatiel.