Monthly Archives: September 2013

Cat Has Just Been Diagnosed With Diabetes And The Owner Can’t Afford Testing

Pet Health Crisis In The US
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We have just come across a blog post from a cat owner whose cat has just been diagnosed with diabetes and the owner can’t afford testing and treatments. It appears that the owner is a student and has limited funds. The vet is recommending regular checkups at the surgery to determine the amount of insulin that needs to be administered. This is all adding up to costs above $1000. Indirectly the vet also appears to be advising euthanasia. “I adore […]

Raw Meat Diet For Cats

Raw Meat Diet For Cats
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Raw Meat Diet For Cats Interesting video on raw meat diet for cats and dogs. It appears many veterinarians are against a raw meat diet for cats and dogs. Excuse me! Are they not aware that cats and dogs over thousands of years have evolved to eat raw meat. What on Earth would a cat eat in the wild. It would eat small rodents, birds, fish etc. And it would eat them raw, it would not light up the barbecue […]

Cat Diabetes Becoming More Common

cat diabetes becoming more common
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Cat Diabetes Becoming More Common Cat diabetes is becoming more common as is diabetes in other pets and humans. Over 250,000 new cases of cat diabetes are being diagnosed every years, statistics which probably just cover the USA. With type 2 diabetes being the most common in cats and people. It’s crazy that vets and the petfood industry haven’t cottoned on yet that diabetes is by enlarge a man made disease and directly linked to diet and lifestyle. If they […]

Cat Diabetes One Year On

Royal Veterinary College Launches New Feline Diabetic Remission Clinic
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A blog writer gives us his view on cat diabetes one year on. It is interesting to note that initially the owners vet was almost suggesting euthanasia! Shame on him, especially when many people are able to cope quite easily and their cat is able to live an almost normal life. I’m glad to hear that the owner has now changed vets. The article emphasizes the importance of home blood sugar testing. We believe it is not enough to only visit […]