Message Number: YG5864 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Russell Prater
Date: 2001-07-28 17:22:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] NEED ADVICE QUICKLY [added info]

Rhonda Foucault wrote:
> Hello, I'm Rhonda from *Grin and Ferret* (Yahoo! clubs) of my
> members has a sick ferret and needs some advice. His ferret is losing
> weight, has no appetite, will not drink, and is 'grinding' his jaws.

Lack of apetite and grinding the teeth says to me, "Think ulcers." I'd
ask my vet to treat with Amoxi, Biaxin and Carafate. By all means, keep
him hydrated, even if that means administering fluid under his skin. I'm
not a vet, just a ferret owner.

Russ, Booger, Bonnie & Clyde

URA Redneck if you wore a 3-day growth of beard before Don Johnson.