Have A Diabetic Cat? You Must Know These Four Dangerous Complications Of Feline Diabetes
Let’s face it; when you have a diabetic cat, you must pay more attention to your feline friend’s health. Although cat diabetes doesn’t lead to blindness or circulatory problems like it does in humans, there are certain problems that go with this disease that you must be aware of. Here are some complications that a kitty with feline diabetes may face.
Your kitty’s body normally breaks down glucose for energy. However, if your kitty is an untreated feline diabetic, glucose is not available for fuel, so his body will try to break down fat instead. When this happens, ketones are produced as a waste product. These ketones will build up in his body, leading to some very serious problems.
Symptoms of feline ketoacidosis include:
Either drinking excessive amounts of water, OR not drinking