Message Number: YG3674 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Sukie Crandall
Date: 2001-05-17 11:39:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Please Help

>Hello all...This is lone-rose I had to change my nic...I had posted
>about my sweet baby Figit being so skinny...I took himto the vet
>about a week ago and had worm treatments, shots.. etc.Well, he is
>still not gaining any weight and I am worried. He is 2and a half
>years old. Very playful and full of energy. He seems tohave a
>normal appetite and drinks plenty of water. So can anyone give me an
>idea WHY he is not gaining weight. He is so thin that i can feel his
>little ribs and the bones in his hips. Should I be worried. He
>seems completely normal, other than thefact that he is still
>skinnyHELP and Thank you,Rose, Figit and Sassy

Rose, if he is healthy and active then that may just be his natural
build. Just as with humans some ferrets are prone to being thinner,
some to being more muscular, and some others inclined to laying down
adipose tissue more easily.