Message Number: YG4058 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Karen Purcell, DVM
Date: 2001-05-28 11:31:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Catarac Question


You wrote:

> I have a ferret that I bought February of last year and she was supposedly =
> 6 months old at the time, I bought her at a pet store, well I noticed as ti=
> me went on that she is blind but her eyes look alright. Just today I notice=
> d that she is forming a catarac in one of her eyes, is this normal? Should =

Cataracts in any animal less than 1 year of age are abnormal -
please see a vet soon.

-Dr. Karen

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