Message Number: YG1945 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: 2001-03-31 23:30:00 UTC
Subject: sick ferret?

I have a female MF ferret that is about 1 1/2 years old that is
acting strangely tonight. She's normally very active, but tonight
she doesn't offer to get down when I hold her. She eagerly ate
Gerber chicken baby food and her Ferrovite, but she's just not acting
like her chipper self. She has no vomiting, coughing, diarrhea or
any other symptoms that I've noticed. I'm not aware of any accident
or anything out of the ordinary. Does anyone have any idea what
might be going on with her? Since she ate well, I'm hesitant to take
her to the emergency clinic which is over an hour from me. The only
time I've been there, I wasn't impressed with the vet. He openly
admitted that he doesn't know a whole lot about ferrets. I'd
appreciate any help or insight. Thanks!