Diary of a Ruddy Aby

Insulin

September 22nd 2012 12:15 pm
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Mom cat wrote a diary post earlier today-but it seems to have disappeared :(
Mom started my insulin last night and we are hopeful, I did have a more peaceful night. I will be so glad when the yucky liquid medicine is finished. Mom had a detailed tutorial from Dr. P on giving me my shots. She was scared she'd hurt me-but she practiced on a tomato! I knew she would do fine, I had faith in her. I'm on my favorite pillow on the screened porch getting some fresh air. Love, Jack

We started Jack on insulin yesterday.
We are hopeful at this point and Jack is tolerating the shots well, he does not even seem to feel them. We'll just take it day by day and purr for good news next Thursday.
We were so thankful he was able to sleep last night.
We want to thank all our wonderful friends for your support. When things are not so stressful we will send personal thank-yous to every one.
Hugs, Jack's Mom

 
Purred by: WeBeesSiameezers (Catster Member)

September 22nd 2012 at 8:36 pm

We are purring that this will be the needed solution.
Purred by: Jasper, Angel Dreamboat #49a (Catster Member)

September 22nd 2012 at 9:03 pm

Hooray for Jack and hooray for you, Jack's mom, in learning how to give the insulin shots!

My mom learned a loooooong time ago when she had a diabetic cat. The subq shots aren't so bad -- we have a lot of loose skin between our shoulder blades and we hardly feel the injection, especially with those tiny insulin needles. I'm getting shots now for my arthritis, and believe me, I'd rather get those than the yucky ear drops I have to take sometimes.

We are thinking about you and Jack all the time, and sending you lots of purrs.
Purred by: FEISAL (R.I.P. 26 AUGUST 2011) (Catster Member)

September 22nd 2012 at 9:35 pm

Jack we're purring for you buddy! Hang in there! Bet your mom's an ace with that needle. We love you!

Love
Feisal & MomKatt Laura
Purred by: Minuette (Catster Member)

September 22nd 2012 at 10:18 pm

Still purring as always, and so glad there's hope.
Purrrrrs,
Minnie & Penny
Purred by: Alex (sweet angel girl) (Catster Member)

September 22nd 2012 at 10:53 pm

Yayyyyy!!! Purrs for another good night and more healing!
Purred by: Alex R

September 23rd 2012 at 12:43 am

So glad that Jack got some sleep - surely some of the best medicine of all! Good work, Mama, with the shots!
Purred by: Teebo - Dreamboat #66 (Catster Member)

September 23rd 2012 at 1:05 am

Glad to hear the insulin seems to be helping and that you got some sleep.
Purred by: Ashlynne (Catster Member)

September 23rd 2012 at 3:16 am

I'm glad you were able to get some fresh air and enjoy yourself some today, Jack! Purrrrrrring that the insulin makes you feel lots better! Purrrrring for a peaceful and restful night for you.
Purred by: Skylar db#39A (Catster Member)

September 23rd 2012 at 3:41 am

We keep purring for you Jack. Tell Mama that the shots hurt her worse than they hurt you.
Purred by: ♥ Anna ♥ (Catster Member)

September 23rd 2012 at 1:33 pm

Your mom sounds like she is doing really great on your shots Jack! i'm so glad you aren't bothered by them. we are keeping you in our prayers my furiend. big hugs Anna
Purred by: Sparky (Catster Member)

September 23rd 2012 at 4:58 pm

So glad you're started in your new meds! When I was just at the vet papa remarked how my shots didn't hurt and we had the same with Angel Ivan. I think it hurts people more than us furrs, MOL! Still purring for you.
Purred by: ♥ Tasha ♥ (Catster Member)

September 24th 2012 at 4:23 pm

Purring for more peaceful nights!

xoxoxo Tasha
Purred by: Ashlynne (Catster Member)

September 25th 2012 at 10:47 pm

We're still purring for you, Jack.
Purred by: Ashlynne (Catster Member)

September 25th 2012 at 10:47 pm

We're still purring for you, Jack.

 

Gentleman Jack


 

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