Re: [FH] Re: cat litter
- Hi Janie,
I'm sorry about Boomer and the litter.
In a message dated 5/30/06 7:02:25 PM, sockster@... writes:
> She had bloodThat's true. Stress can raise blood glucose. The test he probably ran was a
> test which were all normal but her glucose was high. We did an xray and
> found cat litter in her intestines. We did an ultra sound of her heart
> and she was ok. He sent the blood off as they say blood glucose can be
> high in the drs office this test makes sure shes not diabetic.
fructosamine, which takes an average over several weeks.
> Now he said I needed to switch her litter and maybe it wasDoes the cat have symptoms of a pancreas problem? Pancreatitis can be very
> the start of pancreas problems.
difficult to detect. Diabetes, the other major pancreas problem, is relatively
If the cat is suspect for diabetes (even if transient or intermittent, b/c
fructosamines are not 100% foolproof) and/or other pancreatic problems, it would
be important to make sure she's on a quality, species-appropriate diet. //
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