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My cat is eating ravishly and won't leave the kitchen. she…

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my cat is eating ravishly...
my cat is eating ravishly and won't leave the kitchen. she eats her food in minutes. then throws it up. then meows loudly for more. this goes on all day..
Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago
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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

I'm sorry to hear of this with Snickers. These cats are either hyperthyroid, diabetic, or both. I suspect that her dose of methimazole will need to be increased or she'll need to be injected with insulin if she's now diabetic. If her T4 (total thyroid) hasn't been rechecked, it and a fasted blood glucose needs to be performed at your earliest convenience. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
this condition could lead to diabetes?
Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

Diabetes isn't caused by hyperthyroidism but the two diseases can be present concurrently. Please continue our conversation if you wish.

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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about Snickers. How is everything going?

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