Message Number: YG4144 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Mike Janke
Date: 2001-05-30 23:15:00 UTC
Subject: Re: food/fur loss

I'm happy for Bumper, but it's highly unlikely, no, I'll even go so
far as to say impossible, that feeding Totally Ferret was the cause
of Bumper's complete hair loss. Adrenal ferrets in the beginning
stages of adrenal disease can often seem to be suddenly cured for
whatever reason, or no reason at all. And just as often, it's
attributed to whatever change the person may have made in the
ferret's life, be it food, vitamins, different wash soap or

It's a long way off, but I'd like to hear how Bumper is doing come
next fall.


--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., "Psalm 366" <psalm36_6@h...> wrote:
> Last night my friend Rebecca called. She has had ferrets for 12
plus years
> and I concider her a good ferret momma. Her boy Bumper age 6 had
lost all of
> his fur except on his head. Has been like this for 6 plus months.
Test shown
> one very, very tiny spot on the adrenal gland. No surgery done but
one thing
> changed in the little fellows life. He didn't want his ferret food
> (TF) and refused to eat it, had been his favorite for 4 plus years.
> started giving him another food and now he has a lovely coat of
dark shinny
> fur. Fur grew back quickly. Needless to say Rebecca is so happy.
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