Message Number: YG243 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Erin Simkins
Date: 2001-02-26 05:59:00 UTC
Subject: Re: limp ferret

--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., "Alexis & Jason Thonen"
<alexisandjason@h...> 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
> will stretch or something. I could see her breathing but it seemed
> slow. zoe is also deaf, btw, so she couldn't hear my
> frantic voice. it was terrifying.

Hi Alexis! My little mutt girl Amira has frequent bouts of DFS. It
ALWAYS scares me!! She's also deaf and I think this contributes to
it. She can't hear me when I panic and tell her to wake up! :) For
your sanity, I hope she doesn't do it too often!!