Message Number: YG4496 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Russell Prater
Date: 2001-06-11 19:43:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] just a reminder that fleas aren't
just an inconvenience

Katherine Kingsbury wrote:
> A 1.5 y/o ferret came into the clinic where I work
> last night covered in fleas. He was very anemic, and
> he died this morning with the fleas being his only
> obvious problem. The poor thing was literally covered
> with fleas and flea bites. I couldn't find any
> healthy-looking skin.
> Sad, isn't it, that in this day and age a pet can die
> of fleas when there are so many easy-to-apply products
> that kill fleas?

His owers are going to pay for it. If he had that many, you know their
house is full of them and with the ferret gone, the fleas will be
looking for something else to eat. People Meat!

Russ, Booger, Bonnie & Clyde