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Pet Sitter 4 Diabetic Cat

June 19th, 2004, 08:51 PM
Anyone here ever found a pet sitter qualified to inject? I leave my cats at home when I go for my annual week away but this will be the first time I'll have to have someone in to inject. I can't find a neighbour or family member who can do it so I thought maybe a pet sitter. Otherwise, she'd have to board at the vets' which she won't like at all!

June 19th, 2004, 08:56 PM
Does she bite? lol...

Ask at your vet's office. Some techs moonlight as house sitters.

I know, I did and still do, I regret it it sometimes but that's another story.

Lucky Rescue
June 19th, 2004, 08:58 PM
Yes, there is a tech at our vet who petsits for a friend who has cats with health problems. I would ask!:)

July 3rd, 2004, 07:12 PM

Not sure if I can put this here but here goes. I am capable of pet-sitting and injecting. I have taken care of two diabetic cats multiple times. The vet's office is where I learned how to give the injection. I will also be pet first aid certified in a couple of weeks. Of course, this depends entirely upon where you are! If you want to discuss this further, e-mail me at

July 3rd, 2004, 07:32 PM
I suppose it all depends where o.p lives! ;)

I'm sure someone can give recommendations if you state the city you're in.