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From: Erin Martin
Date: 2001-08-02 19:23:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Re: Taz & Jazz Abnormal Tail

Thank you for your advice : ) I'll consider it and bring it up
with my vet, when I take them on Monday. My vet is not an expert on
ferrets, so I'm glad to be a part of a forum where I can get more
information on my ferrets than my vet may be able to provide. Again
Thanks a lot!
Erin Elizabeth Martin

>From: Russell Prater
>Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Re: Taz & Jazz Abnormal Tail
>Date: Thu, 02 Aug 2001 16:05:15 -0500
>Erin Martin wrote:
> >
> > After taking a closer look I did notice black dots on their
tails, I'm
> > not familiar with rat tail or blackhead formation. If you
> > mind explaining those conditions I would really appreciate it, I
> > also try to search the internet for them. These are the first
> > ferrets I've ever owned, and thus far have had no health
problems with
> > them, so I'm not extremely familiar with ferret health threats
> > conditions. Thanks for your advice, I am a bit releived now : )
>I'm not a vet, just a longtime ferret owner. My favorite treatment
>rattail is Johnson & Johnson's Clean & Clear Facial Scrub. Wet the
>apply some Clean & Clear and scrub it well with a soft tooth brush.

>Rinse and scratch out any remaining blackheads with a toothpick.
>daily for a couple of weeks.
>Russ, Booger, Bonnie & Clyde
>URA Redneck if your mounted deer head has sunglasses and a ball
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