Message Number: YG231 | New FHL Archives Search
From: MC
Date: 2001-02-26 03:01:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] limp ferret

Sounds like you have been introduced to DFS. Dead Ferret Syndrome.

Most of us get 'bit' by it once or twice...scares hell out of all of us! These little monsters can sure sleep soundly! And Zoe being deaf only only allowed her to sleep more soundly!


Alexis & Jason Thonen wrote:

> last night, I went to pick zoe up from the cage, and when I got her, she was
> completely limp. I shook her lightly with no response. I placed her on the
> floor where she just lay there. I tried to stand her up and it was like she
> was dead. she had no muscle response at all, normally a sleeping ferret
> will stretch or something. <<< SNIP >>>