Monthly Archives: March 2014

Cat Saves Diabetic Girl

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Cat Saves Diabetic Girl If you have a diabetic cat one of the things you have to be constantly alert for is hypoglycemia or low blood sugar.  It’s said that hyperglycemia, or high blood sugar kills slowly but hypoglycemia kills quickly.  This is not just true for diabetic cats, but it is true also for humans. You should test blood sugars at least twice a day to be sure that blood sugar levels are not too high or too low and […]

Insulin Pen For Cats

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Insulin Pen For Cats Insulin pens are available for humans, they are generally shaped like pens and have an insulin cartridge and not a vial of insulin. Some pens use cartridges that can be replaced while other pens need to be thrown away after being used. Most of the insulin pens use replaceable pen needles. Up to now insulin pens for cats have not been available but have recently been approved by the FDA. http://www.examiner.com/article/first-insulin-pen-for-pets-approved “Merck Animal Health’s VetPen may now be used […]

My Cat From Hell – 1 (1)

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Following on from the recent news about a cat that kept its owners hostage we feature the first episode of season of ‘My Cat From Hell’ where Jack, a cat behaviourist , sorts out cats with behaviour and psycho problems.  

Smaller Meals More Times Per Day May Curb Obesity In Cats

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Smaller Meals More Times Per Day May Curb Obesity In Cats New research shows that Smaller Meals More Times Per Day May Curb Obesity In Cats. The same advice is sometimes given to humans by alternative medicine practitioners. The theory behind it for humans being that the 3 meals a day regime came about due to the industrial revolution and first world war, where to keep the factories efficiently running, it became necessary to regiment meal times. Our ancestors however used […]

Pharmacy Refuses To Sell Insulin For Cat Without Prescription

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Pharmacy Refuses To Sell Insulin For Cat Without Prescription An interesting news story about a chemist refusing to sell insulin and syringes to a cat owner without a prescription. I suppose the law varies from country to country but in this country a prescription apparently was not needed but it was up to the discretion of the pharmacist. Insulin was adiministered late but the cat died a week later. No one will really ever know whether the delay would have […]