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Milo

Owner's Name: Chris and Bill Schopf
Pet's Name: Milo Age: 10 Gender: Male

Illness
Date Diagnosed
Diabetes
August 2001

Why I think my kitty isn't eating: He's a stinker - he'll beg for breakfast or dinner, and then as soon as you put it down will run away. I usually give him about 30 minutes to change his mind, and then start preparing the baby food...

Date when assist feeding began: October 2001
Why I've chosen to Assist Feed: Eases my mind, knowing that he has something in his system.
Feeding Technique: Milo was diagnosed with diabetes just before September 2001, and is surviving on two shots a day. Funny thing about insulin - it requires food to work with, so we always have to be sure that Milo has eaten prior to receiving his shot. A lot of nights, he will not eat when we need him to, so we have resorted to using baby food (no onions or garlic) in a liquid syringe. We have to do this for approximately 1 meal per week, sometimes more.
Appetite Primer Tricks:  
Food liked best: real chicken
Food liked least: cat food :)
Special Treats: tuna, chicken

Medications, Dose/Frequency
Humulin-L insulin  2 units 2x per day

Weight
Date
8 lbs
February 20, 2004

 

 

 

 

 

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Disclaimer: Kathy Fatheree is not at all a medical expert. Contents of this web site are a collection of Kathy's assist feeding experiences as well as the experiences of other cat owners who have assist fed their cats. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information, Kathy Fatheree or anyone associated with this web site cannot be held responsible for anything that may happen as a result of using the information on this site.