How to make in-house blood glucose curves in cats comfortable for all.
Diabetic cats understandably start getting difficult after being subjected to repeated ear pricks for in-clinic glucose curves. We have found that numbing the ear we will be pricking by applying a topical anesthetic cream or spray improves the cat's comfort and attitude considerably. And, in our experience, the glucose curves of a happy cat are more reliable than are those of an upset cat.
Dr. Anita Poling