Does anyone have a cat with diabetes?
The cat is on 3 units of insulin twice a day. He follows me all over the house meowing for food all day long. I am so worried about him.
I did have a cat with diabetes and had to administer insulin twice a day as well. Once we regulated the right amount of insulin (which took a while) he lived perfectly normally and happily for another 5 years. Has your baby been on the insulin for very long? It sounds like maybe his dose needs to be adjusted. I would suggest that you contact your vet and see what they would recommend.
Good luck! And don't worry. Your cat can live just fine with this disease if you are meticulous about keeping up with the insulin.
Regina thank you so much for taking time to answer this question! I feel so much better, as we have only had Frodo on insulin a couple weeks. I take him to the vet every Friday to have his sugar checked and his weight checked also. God bless!
No problem! Everything will be just fine!
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