Internet forums are fine for moral support, but they do not replace veterinary advice. I can do anything to her and she doesn’t give me problems. The good news is that the majority of diabetic animals can now be treated and may live normal, happy lives if you are prepared to invest time and money in their care. For treatment to be successful you must be prepared to invest time and money in your pet’s care. Diabetes is caused by a lack of insulin and diabetic cats require daily insulin injections to keep healthy. Insulin is a hormone which keeps blood sugar (glucose) at an optimum level. Your partner in caring for your pet should be your veterinary surgeon.
Regular visits to a vet for routine health checks and preventative health care such as vaccination allow you and your pet to build a relationship with your vet and gives your vet a chance to recognise early signs of illness in your pet. They are more thirsty than normal and often lose weight despite having a good appetite