Just focus on loving him to bits. Savour every second. :bighug:
If it is just an ordinary 2 part syringe like the one below. Take the syringe apart and put the food into the plunger end.
If the syringe is small, I...
No experience whatsoever.
James – I suggest you start looking for a new vet.
This video shows how to check for hydration in dogs and then in cats.
See if Buttons will eat out of your raised hand. Any creature that is nauseous will not want to lower its head.
Check for dehydration. Grab a pinch...
Tagging @Wendy&Neko regarding food.
I spent my teens on the island. I do love a ferry ride.
I'm tagging @Wendy&Neko in North Van for next steps and dosing advice.
It is recommended to do a food switch gradually.
Transitioning your cat from dry to wet food (includes information on calorie intake)
I'm tagging @Sam&Milo&Singha who uses a subscription service for the One Touch.
Waving from Ontario.
Three units of Lantus is a huge starting dose. It may be that the dose is needed but it is recommended to start with 1 unit and...
Paola, after you pick up the meds, you then have the rest of the afternoon to yourself. Get a bit of sun, then have a long bath and a nap.:bighug:
I'm not sure I'd try a food switch until the diarrhea and upchucking is resolved. And even then it would have to be a very gradual transition so as...
(2018) AAHA Diabetes Management Guidelines for Dogs and Cats
Vet Interview/Screening Topics & Check List
Vet Interview Topics
Do not give insulin.
Test again in the morning before shot time.
George is looking great. Feed him.
I agree with @JL and Chip – do not give insulin if under 200.
Are you putting the strip all the way into the meter?
What you do is put the strip partially into the meter. Take the test. When you have what you...
You may need to poke harder. Don't be afraid to get it a really good poke. The skin on the ear is quite thick....
Feed Blaze his regular food. Make sure he has food on board then have a nap for 60-90 minutes. Set an alarm.
Try setting the lancing device on a deeper setting.
You are not hurting your cat. Cats are used to having their ears bashed in cat fights.