Message Number: YG6285 | New FHL Archives Search
From: fur. chaos. weezilarchy.
Date: 2001-08-11 00:15:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Allergies (ferrets, not mine)

--- janfelis@c... wrote:

> Here's a timeline. I was out of town (they were cared
> for at home) and upon return noticed lumps around neck
> and redness and
> spotted a flea on belly. He got a quicky rinse bath and

> they were due for flea treatment so we used their
> Frontline treatment. The next day his belly and neck
> were fire red and he was extremely lethargic.

just an idea, but perhaps the initial reaction was to the
fleas, and the frontline also caused a reaction? i know
that when my ferrets had a few fleas, i advantaged them
all--no trouble in any, other than zillah, who developed a
firm subcutaneous lump at the application site. the lump
did dwindle fairly quicky, and was gone within a month or


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