Message Number: YG1034 | New FHL Archives Search
From: katharine
Date: 2001-03-10 08:08:00 UTC
Subject: Stuffy Noses

Dr. Williams wrote:
<Flu in ferrets is much like in humans, but it
lasts 2-3 weeks.
The big problems is when their nose get's stuffed
up - then
we have to try some decongestants.<

When my wildlife babies have a cold/flu/pneumonia
and are having trouble breathing, I put a teeny,
weeny dollop of Vick's Vapo-Rub on the tip of
their wee little noses. Seems to really
help....just like when our mom's used to rub it on
our chests.