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From: Russell Prater
Date: 2001-08-23 22:55:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] *sob* the skunk didn't make it

"fur. chaos. weezilarchy." wrote:

> poor little guy... only 4 months old, and such a sweetheart. it's not
> been a good week. one of the rats i fostered for several months also
> died yesterday (back with her real human), and biscuit is not doing
> well at all... sometimes i feel so damn helpless... i just feel like i
> should have been able to do something more for the skunk, i mean, pogo
> the rat was old, and biscuit's really old, also... but the skunk was
> just a baby, and i feel like i failed him.

I'm sorry you are having a bad week. But I'm worried about you working
around a seizing skunk's mouth. My guess is that it was not vaccinated
for rabies. You had better have the head tested.

Russ, Booger, Bonnie & Clyde

URA Redneck if you use a screwdriver to open your chewing tobacco.