Date: 2001-03-15 14:23:00 UTC
Subject: Prof. colitis
First, let me thank you for answering my questions.
In regards to his stool, it is mucousy and there's not a lot of it.
was considering Flagyl, but I don't think Muf or I would enjoy that
there, done that with another ferret!) It does sometimes have the
blood, as it is red and not dark. Seediness does happen, but I see
mucous everyday. He doesn't strain or cry out when using the
As for the taurine, I had gotten that through the Ohio State Vet
vet had a prof there that he thought was more knowledgeable with
have their own pharmacy there. Our Sammers, who was on at least six
day, found the taurine most palatable ground up in the Ferretone. I
concerned about the lack of it in Muf's diet considering how
important it is
in heart health.
I have tried the "Muf Mush" as we call it. I grind up the kibble in
blender with some water. He has been turning his nose up at it so
Maybe now that he feeling better, he'll be more receptive to it.
I'll speak to my vet about the biopsy. I am just a bit nervous
Thanks again for your time.