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Symptoms of Diabetes in Cats


Symptoms of Diabetes in Cats Diabetes in cats usually takes one of the two forms – insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) and non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM). No matter what form of diabetes a cat gets, it represents a serious medical condition that requires action. For that reason, it is crucial to spot symptoms of diabetes in cats on time. According to feline experts, obese cats are at the highest risk when it comes to diabetes. However, many older cats […]

Home Care for Cats With Diabetes


Home Care for Cats With Diabetes To provide a diabetic cat with proper care, we need to understand diabetes at first. Diabetes mellitus is the second endocrine disease that frequently attacks older cats. It also affects more male cats than females. However, the most risky group of cats for developing diabetes are overweight cats, which number is on the rise because obesity becomes a growing issue in the Western world. Diabetes occurs when the body fails to produce enough insulin, […]

Kidney Problems in Cats


Kidney Problems in Cats Most veterinarians agree that the risks for kidney problems increase with aging of the cat and disease itself appears as a leading cause of cats’ death. As in any case of diseases, prevention plays the great role in early detection of this problem and increases the chances to treat it successfully. One of the key factors in prevention of the kidney problem is a proper diet, a diet that is rich in high quality proteins. The […]

Clinic Dedicated To Cat Diabetes

Royal Veterinary College Launches New Feline Diabetic Remission Clinic

Two new research clinics recently opened that are researching cat diabetes at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) in Hertfordshire. By nature cats used to have to hunt to feed themselves. Not every hunt was successful and this ensured that cats remained lean and fit. However nowadays cats are given a plate of food two or three times a day and left to couch….could this have anything to do with the cat diabetes epidemic?? We think this is an underlying cause of […]

Cats and Feline Diabetes

cats and feline diabetes

Cats and Feline Diabetes cats and feline diabetes We came across an interesting article on cats and feline diabetes recently in Gardening Magazine of all places. While there are a variety of illnesses that cats can get, cat and feline diabetes is a disease that is on the rise and while it can be a deadly disease with proper management and care it can in many cases be reversed. “Cats are one of the most popular pets around the […]