Message Number: YG4525 | New FHL Archives Search
From: kathie weber
Date: 2001-06-13 21:54:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Teddy Bear is gone

--- Steve Austin <kazpat1@j...> wrote:
> I am so sorry to hear about your loss, don't give up
> on the
> surery idea it is possible that Teddy Bear had more
> problems that complicated the surgery.
> I did get the first post today and was thinking that
> a ferret
> that is just post-op with bloody stool and sent home
> is
> not a good idea. The thought of bloody stool and
> looking
> weak probably meant some kind of shock to his system
> and
> I was thinking he should have been more closely
> observed
> for SQ fluids and signs of internal bleeding.
> You said you were giving him fluids, and he did
> drink and
> eat some, so I think you did everything you could
> have
> done for him.
> Let us know what the necropsy shows, maybe the vet
> will do it for free so he/she will know what went
> wrong
> being he died so soon after the surgery.
> Again I am sorry for your loss, and think you did
> everything
> you could, and gave Teddy Bear the best.
> Patty
> :
> > I sent a post yesteday about Teddy Bear's surgery.
> I don't see it
> > listed yet. Maybe it is lost, I don't know. But
> Teddy Bear ahd his
> >
> > surgery yesterday for his adrenal/prostate
> problem. In a nutshell,
> >
> > surgery went fine but Teddy Bear didn't. I lost
> him shortly after
> > 3:30 this morning. I'm just glad he was home in
> familiar
> > surroundings when he crossed. I'm talking to my
> vet this morning
> > about an autopsy. And this is as much as I can
> write at this time.
> > I really believe I'm calling it quits on
> surgeries. I don't like
> > the
> > trauma they go through only to loose the battle.
> These poor little
> > fur kids seem to be paying a big price for
> something somewhere.
> > Give your kids extra love their time with us is
> short.
> > Terry
> >
> > so sorry to hear about teddy bear. it saddens me
to think that a fuzzys life is so short as it is and
tragic when it ends so suddenly. you and your family
will be in my prayers. i guess i'm at a loss for words
i feel so bad. please don't give up on surgeries.
barney had exploratory surgery when he was 6 months
old (i stepped on him and bruised his stomach) now
he's 7 and needs surgery again but his health is too
bad. if he was healthier he would be on the operating
table already. please hang in there and keep us posted
on how the autoposy went. gods blessings barney and
> >
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