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If I forgot to give my cat his insulin shot and gave it to

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If I forgot to give my cat his insulin shot and gave it to him 4 hrs later. When should I give him his next shot, should I skip the next one to get him back on his routine, I give it to him every 12 hrs. regularly?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  brisadog replied 6 years ago.

Yes, I recommend skipping his next insulin dose. The risk would be that the most recent injection will not have worn off, and a second injection could cause his blood glucose level to dip too low.


After skipping one dose, you can begin giving your normal twice daily dosing again.


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