Message Number: YG2009 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: 2001-04-01 18:37:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Sick Ferret Found

--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., <kewlkritters@u...> wrote:
> kelly@o... wrote:
> > What are some reasons why a ferret would lose hair?
> >
> > Kelly in WA
> >
> Stress and poor diet should be on the list. Has she lost
> fur at the base of the tail down the tail and up the spine?
> Or is it just up high on her spine? If her vulva is
> enlarged it would be a good indicator of adrenal.
> --
> Kevin B and the Way Kewl Kritter Crew

Her vulva does not look enlarged. The hair loss goes down her spine
from behind her front shoulder blades. She has some hair at the base
of her tail, but is very thin beyond that.

Her skin, looks good, I think. It is white with a little pink hue to
it. I am worried about fleas, but I only found the one when she was

How long do you think it would take to get her body back up to a high
nutrition level?

Kelly in WA