Message Number: YG5311 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: 2001-07-09 14:33:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Feeding tubes

In a message dated 07/09/01 1:20:42 AM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

Anyway, I would just like to know from the vets out there what
they would do
in these extreme instances, go all the way with feeding tubes or
are they
too far gone at that point?

Well, having seen ferrets that were at death's door turn around -
I'd think
about going for it in almost every case. Ferrets are amazing in how
they can heal if we can just support them through the rough patches.
don't always make it, but it's often worth a shot.

Dr. Ruth
Save lives - spay or neuter your pet.