Message Number: YG1052 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: 2001-03-10 13:17:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] petroleum jelly

In a message dated 3/8/01 11:38:36 PM Central Standard Time, writes:

Is it ok to use straight petroleum jelly (100% white petrolatum)
as a
hairball preventative with ferrets? I've read elsewhere that it's
so I gave mine a small pea sized amount and he thought it was the
greatest stuff since Ferretone. So, 1)if it's OK to use, then how

much? and 2)Why does mine (or ferrets in general) like the

That's what I always use, with a little ferretone stirred in.