My 12 yr old cat has just developed diabetes. I'm having some problems with him

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    dcwenchposted 8 years ago

    My 12 yr old cat has just developed diabetes. I'm having some problems with him eating the Purina D?

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    SpaceAgeposted 8 years ago

    i'd ask the vet about this. the vet can direct u better than we can

  3. dabeaner profile image55
    dabeanerposted 8 years ago

    Time to say good-bye .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... ....

  4. pippap profile image86
    pippapposted 8 years ago

    My heart goes out to you.  My precious Mordred had diabetes for over two years before she added kidney failure to the mix.

    My vet prescribed insulin for Mordred; and, I gave her two shots a day.  The vet will show you the patch on the back of your cat's neck where you give them the needle.  They feel very little pain here and I got to the point eventually where after I had loaded the needle, I could give her the shot in 5 seconds or less.

    I used to put her on the counter away from the other cats and gave her the food all to herself.  While she was eating, I gave her the shot and then left her there to finish her meal.

    Go to the vet, there are other foods your cat can eat and I'm sure he/she will find one she/he likes.  Check out the insulin situation.  I'm sure your cat will need it and it's relatively inexpensive.

    Good luck.

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