Posts tagged "diabetes in cats"

Diabetes in Cats, and Testosterone

Diabetes in Cats, and Testosterone
Q: Two of my medical patients have taken the liberty of successfully using their own testosterone injectables on their cats to reverse diabetes. I thought you might want to pass this information along. — E.L., via cyberspace A: No, thank you. Instead, I’ll pass along this information: “Don’t do it!” implores feline veterinarian Dr. Susan... Read more »

Winn Foundation Meeting, Answers to Reader Cat Questions

Winn Foundation Meeting, Answers to Reader Cat Questions
VANCOUVER, WA. — These reader questions about cats were answered at a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Winn Feline Foundation during the foundation’s 35th Annual Symposium on Feline Health, June 26-27. The foundation is a non-profit that funds cat health studies. Q: Nigella was born under our shed. I took her in... Read more »

Overweight Cats Are An Epidemic

Overweight Cats Are An Epidemic
Loads of Americans have developed spare tires around their middles, and so have many of our pets. Cats are particularly portly; about 55 percent of tabbies are tubby, says the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention. Some suggest this is a conservative number. According to the Banfield Pet Hospital 2012 State of Pet Health Report, there’s... Read more »
Advertisement:

Veterinary Visits on the Decline, Our Pets Suffer

Veterinary Visits on the Decline, Our Pets Suffer
My biggest wish for the New Year is that you will keep your pets healthy. You’d think every pet owner would comply, but the fact is there’s been a steady decline in veterinary visits over the past decade, and our pets’ health is suffering. Totally preventable problems are on the rise. As one example, according... Read more »

My Cat Has Diabetes, Now What?

My Cat Has Diabetes, Now What?
Can you believe 1 in 200 cats is suffering from diabetes? The answer from private practicing veterinarians is generally, ‘No.’ In the ‘real world,’ they maintain the numbers are even higher. As a guest on my show,  Steve Dale’s Pet World, Dr. Ruth MacPete talks about diabetes in cats. LISTEN HERE, as Dr. MacPete explains... Read more »

Problems with Drug for Diabetes

The following is from the FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced February 4, 2011 an anticipated shortage of Vetsulin (porcine insulin zinc suspension), a product used to treat diabetes mellitus in dogs and cats. Vetsulin is manufactured by Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health and is only available to animals currently enrolled... Read more »
Advertisement:

WLS Podcast: Inspirational Dog Stories, and Dr. MacPete on FIP and Diabetes in Cats

Listen (for free! – with a single click) to a conversation with Allen and Linda Anderson, authors of “Dogs & the Women Who Love Them.” It’s a spiritual and inspiring book and conversation, but Steve complains, what about the men who love dogs? Dr. Ruth MacPete Dr. Ruth MacPete, who is with Cat Fancy magazine,... Read more »
  • ChicagoNow is full of win

    Welcome to ChicagoNow.

    Meet our bloggers,
    post comments, or
    pitch your blog idea.

  • Advertisement:
  • Meet The Blogger

    Steve Dale

    Dog/Cat Behavior Consultant; pet advocate; broadcaster, journalist

  • Facebook

  • Twitter

  • @Stevedalepets

  • Advertisement:
  • Fresh Chicago News