The dedicated team at nine lives

The veterinarians at Ninelives are lucky to have an exceptional nursing and administrative support team. Pictured here (L to R) are May , Cyan , Ivy , Kaman , Xavier , Winnie and Rachel (trainee) . Not pictured are Helena ( trainee), Humphrey ( part-time) ,Anne , Lawrence and JehJeh ( Mrs Wong) .


Margaret Bradley B.V.M.S.M.R.C.V.S ( Dr. Maggie) is the founder of Ninelives.

Graduating from Glasgow University in 1988 ,Maggie spent the early part of her career in London working for Goddards Veterinary group. In 1992 she accepted a position at Peace Avenue Veterinary clinic in Mong Kok, fell in love with Hong Kong and made it her home.

Maggie later moved to the Hong Kong SPCA where she stayed for nine years , five of those as the Chief veterinary Surgeon.

In November 2003 Maggie opened Ninelives , Hong Kong’s first Veterinary practice catering exclusively for cats.

She lives with her husband Clyde, son Nathan two dogs and four cats.


Dr, Carla Chow BSc(hons) BVM&S, MACVSc(Small Animal Medicine ) MRCVS graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2004.

She worked in a few practices in Hong Kong before joining Ninelives in 2007.

Dr Carla completed a post-graduate course in Emergency & Critical care in 2006 and gained her Membership in the small animal medicine chapter of the Australian College of veterinary Scientists in 2009.

Dr Carla sat on the HKVA executive commite from 2005-2011 , actively involved in organizing CPD events. She has lectured in China on behalf of the HKVA.

Dr Carla is married and enjoys playing netball, keeping fit and spending time with her rescue dog Hanu.


Dr. Alison Montgomery graduated with honors from Sydney University in 1994.

After working in a leading hospital in Sydney for several years she moved to Thailand. While there she founded the Atigaro Project , a volunetter veterinary program for the trap neuter release of the Islands stray animals.

Her passion for cats and feline medicine brought Alison back to Hong Kong.
In 2004 she completed her post graduate studies in cat medicine and was admitted to the Feline Chapter of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists.

When Dr Alison isn’t at work in Ninelives , she is busy taking care of two beautiful daughters Baci and Pippa.


Dr. Corla De Wet hails from South Africa and graduated from the University of Pretoria in 1993.

After graduation she worked as a Clinical Assistant in the Department of Veterinary Tropical Diseases and obtained an Honours degree in Infectious Diseases in 1995. The next year she decided to broaden her horizons and traveled to the United Kingdom where she lived and worked for the next 8 years, mainly around the greater London area.

In 2004 Corla came to Hong Kong where she initially worked at the HK SPCA. In 2008 Corla finished a study on the prevalence of hyperthyroidism in cats in Hong Kong and was rewarded with an MSc. In 2010 she passed the examination in Feline Medicine and was admitted to the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists. Her clinical interests include internal medicine (especially in cats), geriatric care and the human-animal bond.

In her free time Corla enjoys exercising outdoors and during her vacations you will find her participating in various motorcycle tours, from the Outback in Australia to the Italian Alps.