Date: 2001-08-07 00:47:00 UTC
Subject: [Ferret-Health-list] Need advise to avoid heat stroke (or worse)
take either 2 litter pop bottles or smaller one's depending on cage sizes..
fill and freeze em with water and then put in cage frozen , wrap in pillow
case if it's 104 have plenty frozen so you can change it though out the
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Monday, August 06, 2001 8:28 PM
Hello again everyone.
I need some advise on what to do during extreme heat spells. It was
104 F today, and the news said this is going to continue until at
least Friday. I've never experienced this kind of heat in MY life,
let alone know what to do to help my little girl. I don't have
access to an air conditioner, I've got 3 really big fans going at all
times (one practically right on her when she's sleeping), but don't
know what else I can do. If nothing else, I'll check into boarding
her at the vets where it's at least air conditioned (as much as I'll
hate being separated). I'm terrified of something happening to her
because of the heat. So, any and all tricks, tips, etc. would be
GREATLY appreciated by us both.
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