Cat Saves Owner From Diabetic Coma

ShaggyShaggy the cat saved the day.

His owner, Terry Lee Rucks, began to slip into what could have become a diabetic coma. Rucks woke up and started to sweat, shake and become nauseous because of his low blood sugar.

Rucks was unable to get up and was afraid that he would slip into a diabetic coma. But Shaggy sat right next to Rucks and kept him awake. He kept rubbing and pawing on his legs, jumping and meowing into Rucks’ ear.

After about 20 minutes, Rucks was finally able to stand up and go to the kitchen to eat something to raise his blood sugar.

Rucks said, “If it wasn’t for Shaggy’s persistence, I probably would’ve slipped into a diabetic coma and collapsed. I probably wouldn’t be here talking. I’d be in the hospital, or who knows where else.”

He added that Shaggy will definitely “get some extra loving” for saving his life.

Good work Shaggy!

Source: The Northwestern

3 Responses to “Cat Saves Owner From Diabetic Coma”

  1. Pam says:

    Aww… Shaggy is quite the hero kitty. I’ve heard/read about dogs having this type of ability before, but the first I’ve heard about a cat. Hopefully, Shaggy and his owner will have a long, healthy life together. Hmmm… something to be thankful for on Thanksgiving.

  2. Donna says:

    When humans learn animals are our equals and also display emotional concern for their owners.The world will become a better place.Good job shaggy. !

  3. MaineMom says:

    Guess this a redundant comment, but when will we ever learn to appreciate what our animals do for us and reciprocate with care and kindness?


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