Monday, February 8, 2016

Sammi is our Darlin'

Our Sammi - 18 years old - has diabetes. It's been rough and up and down, but he's hanging in there.

Today he claimed the catfood-closet door by face-rubbing, and smacked Kiki (the calico fluffernutter) in the butt.

So, good hopes.

He has no blood, so it's hard to measure glucose levels, but we're trying. I just have to remember to rub his toes really well before taking blood for testing.

He's possibly a Norwegian Forest cat, so we think the name is after the Indigenous people of Scandinavia, otherwise known as Laplanders. He was captured feral as a young cat, and is finally getting over his fear of blankets.

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