Message Number: YG5881 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Mike Janke
Date: 2001-07-28 21:08:00 UTC
Subject: Singing to sick ferret

While MY singing would probably make a ferret more ill, I have to
agree that a ferret, or any animal for that matter, is affected by
how we feel/act when caring for them. I talk calmly and reassuringly
when feeding a sick ferret. Being in a panic, frustrated or
otherwise upset seems to transfer to the ferret.

So yeah, singing would definitely help... except in my case. :-)


--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., Sukie Crandall <sukiecrandall@t...>
> With a tender tum stay away from crunchies; use baby food or a/d
> hot water and serve it at a temperature near body temp (90'F to
> 105'F) because then it will smell more interesting, and use
> techniques like patient hand feeding with singing (I am not
> to interest the ferret.