Message Number: YG2330 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Kristen Grigsby
Date: 2001-04-03 21:05:00 UTC
Subject: [Ferret-Health-list] very sick Ferret Please Help

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From: Mother Mannix
Sent: Tuesday, April 03, 2001 7:58 PM

My 1 1/2 year old female fuzzie went to the vet today and
I still don't have a definite answers... I took her in for
having no energy lifeless so to speak and not eating or
drinking... her hind legs were falling out behind her this
morning... they did tests.. they though diabetes or
insolinoma(not sure of the spelling) the urine came back
like this.... Cloudy, dark, blood +++, protein100 +++,
Bilirubin large+++ ketones neg, glucose, neg... so now she
is saying kidney problems maybe., but wouldn't go into
detail until the blood panel came back... I have her home
and have to force feed her and she looks terrible.. can you
give me your opinion on what to ask and what it sounds like
it could also be if it isn't her kidneys and what else to
look for.... he spleen was normal in size also
she is on antibiotics and nutrical and AD food force fed...

Mother Mannix And The Dooken Devils
Chuma* Jazmine* Xena* Gabrielle* Mushy* Lucky*
Snapple* Britney* Bullett* Samson* Delilah*
Wednesday* And* Rudy Ray Moore

Hi!! This is my first time answering a question- because
myself i just returned from 2 vets with the prognosis that
my baby has lymphoma. Basically what she has is a huge mass
that is wrapping around her heart(Thorax) along with fluid
in her Thorax and an enlarged lymph node in her abdomen!!
Basically there is nothing we can do besides going broke so
that she may possibly live a somewhat happy life for as
little as a month. Anyway, my whole point is this- if you
can you should have an ultra sound done just to make sure
something like this isn't happening to your baby. Our's had
alot of the same symptoms yours has-Hind leg weakness,
lethargic, lifeless. I do so hope this is not the case and
that she is going to be all right. Best wishes and smiles.

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