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Wife to an amazing man , mommy to 3 wild dudes: ds1 (5/23/05 @ 30 weeks), ds2 (3/5/09) , and ds3 (9/26/10) . Part time librarian, full time mommy, occasional chef and maid.
When I worked at an animal hospital we had a very awesome diabetic cat. He was seriously the most hilarious cat. But anyhow, he got two tiny doses of insulin a day, plus a special diet.
Like PPs have said, the insulin is so easy to give. He would get annoyed with it occasionally, but it never seemed to cause him any pain. Those are some really tiny, thin needles.
The biggest issue that I can see arising in your every day life is that if he *does* (and he might not) need insulin once or even twice a day, it can be a pain to schedule. It was easy at the vet's office, because somebody was always going to be there...but at home I would think it would be a pain to make sure you're at home at the right times.