Message Number: YG6262 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Nicole Hilliard
Date: 2001-08-09 08:37:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Re: VERY ill ferret..please help!

Maybe the kibble has gone bad. Ferrets, like all other animals, seem to
instinctively know what they can eat and what they can't.

Just a thought.


> A few days ago I noticed her poking around in the food appeared
> she tried to eat a few pieces of kibble. that i think about
> it..i didnt hear any crunching going she probably didnt really
> eat it. I've not seen her poke around in the bowl since then.
> I called the vet today for an update. He also agreed to ditching the
> Flagyl. He suggested I try to sneak a few pieces of kibble into the
> baby food. So, I tried this tonight....she will eat *around* the
> kibble and avoid it at all costs. I just dont understand why the
> sudden change. She's a little over 4 years old and has eaten the same
> kibble all her life and has always LOVED it.