From: Sukie Crandall
Date: 2001-08-27 18:02:00 UTC
Subject: Re: thinning ferret and bloody poops
>I am embarrassed and ashamed to report to you that the "bloody"
>poops that I witnessed were caused by an overdose of red jelly candy
>shaped like feet that Bill discovered when he snooped around my
>son's clothing bag back from a two week holiday at the cottage.
>It seems that Bill (son) and Bill (ferret) share a love of chewy
>jelly candy. Unfortuntely in ferrets it manifests itself on the way
>out as a red dyed poop.
>I thank all those who sent cures.....but removing the candy box from
>easy ferret access appears to be all the cure needed.
>Thank you again and I apologize for being such a dumb ferret mommy.
LOL! Glad it was something so benign. At least it wasn't blue
candies! These sorts of reports happen a few times a year in various
fora; you are in the company of legions so don't feel stupid!