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From: E- Z Huston Jewell
Date: 2001-02-26 12:09:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] limp ferret


I am sorry, but I am sitting here laughing, I know it is scarry. But
it reminded me of Trucker Teddy, he used to do that and scare Jeff to
death. One day, he even resorted to giving Trucker mouth to mouth, and
Trucker came up slowly giving the Dad all sorts of kisses. It was such
a hoot, I couldnt help laughing at your Zoe. Jeff was ready to throttle
Trucker but he was so happy to see him awake but it was a horrible

Pockwockie Crossing

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. I could see her breathing but it seemed
> somewhat
> slow. then all of a sudden she perked up and was fine. watched her
> all
> evening and she was eating drinking pooping and playing fine. does
> anyone
> have an idea what was going on, or if it is possible she was just very
> very
> soundly asleep. we have 7 ferrets and I have never seen this happen
> even
> with the deepest sleepers. zoe is also deaf, btw, so she couldn't
> hear my
> frantic voice. it was terrifying.
> thanks,
> alexis
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