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From: Stormy Weather
Date: 2001-05-29 10:08:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Soup

I would definitely use something other than Canola Oil since it is being
linked to so many health problems!!

>From: katharine <shurcool@i...>
>To: Ferret Health List <>
>Subject: [Ferret-Health-list] Soup
>Date: Sun, 27 May 2001 15:15:23 -0400
>Champ (renal failure) is still being a picky eater
>with his soup, despite a B-12 injection on
>Friday. Here's what I think the problem is....any
>My ferret soup consists of ground dry K/D,
>Pedialyte, Ensure, canned K/D, and canola oil. It
>comes out the consistency and texture of soupy
>grits (for we southerners). When I used regular
>kibble and A/D, it came out very smooth, not
>"gritty" at all. I think he doesn't like the
>texture of it. I have noticed that the K/D combo
>is much drier than the other and add another 4 oz.
>of Pedialyte to compensate. The "new" soup is
>also much messier as these little lumps seem to go
>everywhere when he's eating it. I also add some
>whipping cream to each serving but it's still
>Can anyone think of anything I can add/do to make
>it smoother? I have been grinding it to death to
>try to make is as fine as possible, to no avail.
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