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His glucose level was 33 and he as unresponsive. I gave him Karo syrup and it went up to 199, them 324. He was alert but not active. About 45 mins ago he started having seizures and I checked his level and it justcame back hi.What should I do

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Seizures always look scary. Let's get you talking to the Veterinarian. What is the cat's name?

Sam and he is 11

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Sam?

No he's an indoor cat

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 8 months ago
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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 8 months ago

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Please let me know if you still need help. May I have an update on Sam, please?

Can I assume that he's diabetic and you've been dosing him with insulin? If so, which insulin and how many units? I don't know which time zone you're in so please tell me how long ago insulin was given. He shouldn't be seizing with glucoses of 199 and above unless the seizures are due to a disorder other than hypoglycemia.

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