Message Number: YG3741 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Donna Lee
Date: 2001-05-18 23:28:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] I need a little ferret help.

I did not mean to scare you in that last message. No
harm, I am just trying to help and give you all of the
knowledge that I have about that kind of symptom.
Take care of him/her and please don't panic. Thanks.
Sorry if I scared you.

--- sorshas@y... wrote:
> I have a 10 month old descented, neutered male
> ferret from Marshall
> Farms, up until last night he seemed healthy. I got
> him his rabies
> shot yesterday and his distemper shot will be in 3
> weeks. When I got
> him from the pet store they said he got the first of
> the distemper
> shots, but none after that. I haven't taken him
> outside except for
> yesterday, and last night he started coughing
> somewhat, not severly,
> but it kinda scares me. He's eating and drinking
> well, in his usual
> playfull mood. I've given him cat hairball stuff and
> that stops it
> for a while, perhaps its his bedding that i line the
> bottom of his
> cage with? (Yesterdays News pelleted recycled paper)
> He is 1/2 a
> pound overweight, but he got a good checkup
> yesterday. Any advice? If
> it sounds like a cold, what can i do for it?
> Sincerly,
> Heather

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