Message Number: YG1747 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Jaclyn
Date: 2001-03-26 12:43:00 UTC
Subject: Re: sick ferret/red nose

Hi Sue,
I've seen a pink nose turn red. It was accompanied by some other
things though. His foot pads, ears, around the eyes, and nose all
turned darker red. I asked on here about it and in Message #955,
Vicki responded about insulinomic ferrets turning red on occassion.
My boy was insulinomic, so this fit. She also included two photos of
her Buzz, showing the redness. Now, my boy has a pink nose, so it was
dar red, unlike her dark-nosed boy, but it shows the idea. Also, my
Trevor wasn't QUITE as dark as Buzz is in the photos. Maybe this will

--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., ferretfanatic <ferretfanatic@h...>
> The only time I have seen a red nose on a ferret is after they had
> burned it or are running a fever.
> sue wrote:
> > Has anyone ever seen a pink nose become red? I have a friends
> > here that became sick and would not eat. I started him on the duck
> > soup and a small dose of pred. Found out he was use to eating
> > Kitten chow before she got him , now he is eating, but his nose is
> > red. It sort of looks like we do when we pinch ourselves and the
> > comes up under the skin. I've never seen this before. She's taking
> > to the vet next week, but I thought I would just ask now if anyone
> > knows what this might be. Thanks, Sue & the fuzzies
> >
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