Posts tagged "diabetic 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 »
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Diabetic Pets is an Epidemic

Diabetic Pets is an Epidemic
Diabetes in pets is on the rise, some call it an epidemic.¬†According to the Banfield State of Pet Health 2011 Report, since 2006 there’s been a 32 percent increase in canine diabetes, and a 16 percent rise in diabetes in cats. “Likely those numbers are indeed higher, particularly in cats,” says Dr. Jeffrey Klausner, chief... 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 »

Diabetic Cats and Pets in Wedding Parties on Steve Dale's Pet World on 890-AM, WLS

What’s going on with diabetes and cats? Diabetes is occurring more than ever. Feline veterinarian Dr. Colleen Currigan on Steve Dale’s Pet World today (Saturday, June 5), 890-AM WLS at 2 p.m. cst. Dr. Colleen Currigan Feel free to phone in or text your questions. And you can listen online. -Can cats avoid diabetes? -... Read more »
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Cat Diabetes: New Insulin

ProZinc, a new insulin product for controlling diabetes in cats. Of course, speak with your veterinarian first, if you have a diabetic cat – but you can receive a free ProZinc Diabetic Care Kit. There’s lots of info about administering insulin and what you can do at home for diabetic cats.
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