Diabetic Health for Cats

Diabetic Health for Cats

Diabetic Health for Cats has an increasing prevalence, more owners are discovering that their feline pets are afflicted with this very manageable health condition. If left untreated, diabetes can drastically lessen your cat’s quality of life and shorten its lifespan. It is very important to see your veterinarian immediately if you suspect that your cat has diabetes.

Help for diabetic cats

Fortunately, diabetes can be treated and does not mean a death sentence for your beloved pet. By working with your veterinarian, your cat can continue to live a long and healthy life. We want your cat to be as comfortable as possible. We will work with you to help you keep your cats as healthy as possible.

Cats are unique animals. Cats have a variety of different personalities ranging from; laid back to very active, quiet to very talkative and affectionate. A purring cat lets us know that your pet is happy and healthier. We strive to keep your cat purring in your lap for years to come. Treating diabetic cats is a hands on activity that needs your time and care.

The causes of feline diabetes are unknown, but the disease in more prevalent in overweight cats or older cats. Diet and genetics also may play a role. Some diseases or medications may make cats more susceptible. Diabetes arises when a cat’s body is less sensitive to insulin, and increased urination and thirst are two common symptoms from the build up of sugar in the bloodstream.

For an exam, more information, and treatment options please book an appointment with one of our veterinarians at our convenient Langley Location in the Fraser Valley. info@langleyanimalclinic.ca or phone 604-534-4813

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