Little feline improvements

Basette looks a little better today. She has been walking with me to the door and into the office. The vet said that the UTI tests were negative. Basette will go back into the vet’s on Monday next week for another round of dosing… Maybe she’ll respond this time. It was really good to see…

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Clavamox, glipizide, and tuna fish, oh my!

This past Tuesday, Basette went back to the vet for UTI test. Urine was sent off, and preliminary tests were available yesterday. No bacteria has been found so far. Further cultures will be done this weekend, and final results will be in on Monday. Apparently, sometimes insulin resistance can be caused by an infection, like…

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Basette, another update

Basette’s condition hasn’t changed much. She is still primarily staying in the kitchen. She’s developed the sniffles (clear discharge). I’ll ask the vet about that tomorrow. She’s continuing to have trouble with motor coordination on her back legs. She doesn’t seem to be in pain (slight discomfort from her back legs possibly). When she was…

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Sugar Baby…

Two months ago, Basette, my 14 year old domestic shorthair cat, was taken in to the vet because of poor coat condition, excessive water consumption and urination (in inappropriate places of course), and overall lethargic demeanor. She was diagnosed with diabetes. Her initial glucose levels were over 350 (100-150 is normal, 200 high end of…

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