Message Number: YG4998 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Russell Prater
Date: 2001-06-29 19:23:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] ferrers eating rice?

> StarAngels wrote:
> will eating uncooked rice hurt my Bandit?
> my 2 ferrets have played in rice (as for digging) and have never eaten
> it.. till last night. but i didn't see him do it tho the evidence was
> clean and clear in this mornings' cleaning of the box seems. it looks
> as what went in came out ok. not to mention they wont' get to play in
> it anymore. I know it has no protein values. but wanted to make
> sure. and i can tell you he's not blocked either (lol)

It doesn't seem to hurt them. My Clyde ate some and just like you, it
came out just as it went in. Since it's to small to create a blockage
and doesn't disolve in a ferrets short gut, I would say it was a

Russ, Booger, Bonnie & Clyde

URA Redneck if you have to mow your driveway.