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7 years with diabetes

sugarcatmom
February 28th, 2010, 07:20 PM
Just wanted to celebrate a little on the anniversary of Aztec's diabetes diagnosis (Feb 28, 2003). He enjoyed a lovely sun-filled day with lots of hugs and pets, several little trips outside to smell the smells, a nap in his tent, and some tasty raw venison (plus numerous treats in his treat ball). Not entirely different from any other day (minus Zack and my screaming during the hockey game), but oh so special in its very existence.

Cheers to my extra sweet boy. http://www.freesmileys.org/smileys/smiley-eatdrink050.gif (http://www.freesmileys.org/smileys.php)

Frenchy
February 28th, 2010, 07:26 PM
He's a lucky boy ! :thumbs up

love the third pic .... the Billy Idol impression :laughing: :cool:

luckypenny
February 28th, 2010, 07:26 PM
Congratulations!!! :highfive:

Aztec, you do know what a lucky little fella you are to have such an awesome mom looking out for you all these years :goodvibes:.

ancientgirl
February 28th, 2010, 07:36 PM
Congratulations! Aztec is lucky to have a mommy like you. I love the last photo. LOL He looks like Elvis. "Thank you very much."

hazelrunpack
February 28th, 2010, 07:44 PM
Such a handsome boy! :flirt: You don't post enough pictures of him, SCM!

Aztec, you are one lucky dude to have such a dedicated Mom! :cloud9: Congratulations on 7 years of success! :goodvibes:

Tundra_Queen
February 28th, 2010, 09:43 PM
Aztec what a handsome fella you are!! SCM I've never seen him before,,,he is adorable and I love his nose! *G*

pugsrule
February 28th, 2010, 10:31 PM
Wow, 7 years diabetic!! thats amazing. One of my pugs was diagnosed 14 months ago, and its been an adventure. What type of insulin do you use?

CONGRATULATIONS!

Hugs Joan

sugarcatmom
February 28th, 2010, 10:39 PM
What type of insulin do you use?


Levemir (1.25 units), with the occasional booster shot of Humulin R (0.25u). Aztec was one of the first cats in Canada to use Levemir when it first came on the market here in 2006. He's done much better on it than the Caninsulin he was on previously. I don't think Lev is a good choice for dogs though, from what I've heard. What insulin does your pug get?


love the third pic .... the Billy Idol impression :laughing: :cool:

He has the Billy Idol sneer down to a fine art:

growler~GateKeeper
March 1st, 2010, 12:13 AM
Congratulations Aztec & scm :highfive: http://bestsmileys.com/drinking/1.gif

Love4himies
March 1st, 2010, 07:09 AM
Yay, Aztec pics :cloud9: :lovestruck:

We just don't see enough of your sweet face :(.

Congrats, Aztec, you are so lucky to have such a good and smart mom!

buddingartist
March 1st, 2010, 04:07 PM
Bravo Aztec but what a lucky little guy you are to have a mommy like yours.

Now that is an uplifting post.

Thank you Sugarcatmom:clap::clap::clap: