For this reason, cats almost always require an injection twice daily. I have a year old indoor cat. He is overweight and I have tried to put him on a diet. He had calcification in his spine, but the vet told me it was fairly cat walking on hocks for older cats and wasn't too much to worry about. Thank God, definitely not a blood clot, you can be absolutely sure of that. Notable Members Current Visitors. There are several different companies that manufacture a feline diabetic diet.
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Both of these conditions can cause severe and sudden weight loss, even when a cat is consuming a normal amount of food. Aug 1, 4.
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Walking on wrists and weight loss Discussion in ' Cat Health ' started by hodge , Sep 21, I don't want to put him through any stress, but if they could help his condition I'd gladly put the effort in.
Question on cat walking on hocks
A cat with diabetes mellitus may walk or stand with her hocks on the ground in what is called a 'plantigrade stance.'. other thread) on my 13 year old kitty named Junebug, only this time I'm sure he is walking on his hocks. It's not very severe at this point, but his. We have seen improvement in her but she is still walking on her hocks with her back legs. Will this go away? Is there something we are not.
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In fact, most of the time, we have had to treat cat diabetes with insulin that was actually best for dogs or people. Regular B12 won't help. Return to the Ask The Cat Doctor home page.
But he is still worsening. Find a local vet near you. Previously, he was overweight, but always active. Only bloodwork can tell you if this is the cause or not. Often cats with renal failure will exhibit rear leg weakness due to depleted potassium levels. He is on 5units Protphane.
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We have seen improvement in her but she is still walking on her hocks with her back legs. Will this go away? Is there something we are not. Compared with diabetic people, diabetic cats seem to develop fewer In cats, this gait takes the shape of walking on hocks (heels), and the. My cat is 9 years old and has recently been walking on the hock part of his legs. He has lost a lot of weight, but has beeen eating like normal. He slips when he.