I'm in Ontario, Canada. My sister has a newly diagnosed diabetic cat, Hugh, who was adopted as a stray, 9 years ago. He is an outdoor only cat, around 10 or 11 years old, orange and white short hair. My sister isn't on line, by the way. I do Hugh's insulin, 2units, currently, when my sister is on early shift. Hugh has been to the vet 3x in the last four days. First was with what turned out to be hypoglycemia (emerg vet) Second was follow up with regular vet and he was hyperglycemic third was hyperglycemic and not eating. Because there is another outdoor cat and 3 indoor/outdoor cats that dine with him, food and water are always available, which is also a problem, now with Hugh's diabetic dietary requirements. When my parents and sister moved to this location, a insulated, heated, lighted, windowed, cozy, shed was purpose built for the cats. My mother is elderly and can't go out to check Hugh and I live in the next village. That's a bit of background. My sister's vet would like her to buy a rather expensive glucometer through them. I've been reading the forums here and it seems a human gluc. would be just as effective. I'm hoping some Canadian members could give some advice on this and suggestions for the best, most available machine. These highs and lows certainly aren't doing Hugh any good and we're trying to figure things out in a way that is best for him and takes in to consideration our limited finances. Thank you!