Message Number: YG291 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Alexis & Jason Thonen
Date: 2001-02-26 23:03:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] limp ferret

>From: MC <mustangcharlie@i...>

>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!

ya know, I have heard that ferrets sleep very soundly before. I had the
thought, "oh, come on! of course I could tell the difference between a
sleeping ferret and a dead ferret." I had NO idea of just how dead they
looked. amazing.

she did it again yesterday and I proceeded to inspect her. held her upside
down, kissed her nose, tickled her belly, no response. absolutely

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