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Old March 21st, 2014, 08:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Miaow View Post
And a little bit of dry in between as he is always starving.
Any possibility you could feed him more canned instead? I always left some out for my guy.

Unfortunately the insulin you're using isn't well suited for constant snacking though. Perhaps a longer-lasting, gentler onset kind of insulin like Lantus or Levemir would suit your kitty better.

Originally Posted by Miaow View Post
He is getting so tired of the ear pricks.
Tasty treat rewards can go a long way to making the experience more tolerable. 100% freeze dried meat such as PureBites, Halo Liv-a-Littles or Whole Food Toppers are great for diabetics since they're low carb and high in protein.

Originally Posted by Miaow View Post
What do you mean by rebound?
When a cat's blood sugar goes too low from too much insulin, there's often a corresponding period of high blood sugar. More detailed info here:
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