Connection between dry food and an increased risk of feline diabetes
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Does dry cat food cause feline diabetes?

People ask Dr Google: ‘does dry cat food cause diabetes?’. For me the answer can be found from two sources (1) a study published on 1st December 2016 ‘Environmental Risk Factors for Diabetes Mellitus in Cats‘ and (2) a book … please continue reading

Life Expectancy Of A Cat With Diabetes?
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What is the best diet for a diabetic cat?

It is not possible to provide a definitive statement as to the life expectancy of a diabetic cat for various reasons one of which is that it is possible to cure the diabetes at which time the cat is likely to have a normal lifespan. However, some diabetic cats will have shortened lives because of the disease and these cats will bring down the average life expectancy to around 13-14 years in my opinion. please continue reading

Feline Diabetes caused by fire-retardants in carpets, curtains and upholstery
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Feline Diabetes caused by fire-retardants in carpets, curtains and upholstery

I am referring to feline diabetes insipidus which is a rare variation of diabetes. It is not related to insulin production as is the case for diabetes mellitus. I have mentioned the hazardous nature of fire-retardants before but not in … please continue reading

Veterinarians of Queensland, Australia issue life ban to cat owner who complained about poor veterinary treatment
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Princess - let down by veterinarians

The Veterinary Surgeons Board of Queensland responded to a complaint by Maria, the owner of a now deceased cat whose name is Princess, by issing a life-time ban on any future treatments for any type of pet that she owns. … please continue reading