Sometimes a cat is genetically predisposed to feline diabetes; however, one of the causes of diabetes in cats is the same as the cause in humans, obesity. Eating a high carbohydrate diet increases fat cells which in turn secrete a substance that decreases a body’s response to insulin and creates sugar imbalances. Cats are designed for metabolizing proteins and fats. Proper nutrition counseling for your specific cat should be discussed with your veterinarian always.
Most common symptoms of feline diabetes are an increase in appetite and thirst, an increase in urine output. And weight lost. Left untreated feline diabetes can lead to ketoacidosis, liver disease bacterial infections unhealthy skin. Feline diabetes may shorten a cat’s life span; however Feline diabetes does not have to be a death sentence.
Diagnosing feline diabetes requires blood and urine testing. So if you think your cats has any of these issues. Please contact your regular veterinarian.There is no cure for diabetes, with proper veterinary treatment and consistent, loving home care a cat can lead a normal happy and healthy life.
PLEASE CHECK WITH YOUR VETERINARIAN IF YOUTHINK YOUR BUDDY HAS DIABETIES.