Message Number: YG514 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Christopher
Date: 2001-03-02 07:36:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Hair balls

--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., "Jim & Laura Ferris" <jlferris@s...>
> We signed up last night for the Heallth-list and the information
>about hair balls in ferrets on the Yahoo site was probably the
> answer we've been looking for


Have to agree, it sounds pretty classic for a partial obstruction. I
think calling the vet this morning is the best thing you can do.
Especially as we are going into shedding season and the blockage has
the potential to get a lot worse, a lot faster as he grooms the loose
hair from himself. Once the obstruction becomes total, there is a
very small window of time in which to act. Keep us posted, and I'm
delighted to hear the FHL gave you a direction to pursue with Panda.
He is obviously a much loved little boy!

Has he been on laxatone or petromalt or any other hairball laxative?

Christopher & Crew