Message Number: YG681 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Mike Janke
Date: 2001-03-04 14:22:00 UTC
Subject: Re: mucus poop is now completely liquid & green

I think at this point, even though initially it didn't sound like
ECE, I would treat it as such unless some other cause can be

That means primarily supportive care. A bland, easily digestible
diet (chicken baby food) is better than even softened kibble, so I
would go with that. Keep a sharp eye out for dehydration. Feel his
gums, they should moist and slippery.

Some don't agree with the Pepto, but in our shelter, it seemed to
work well to help the ferret feel a little better and more apt to
eat. We gave the exact does you're giving.


--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., "Alexis & Jason Thonen"
<alexisandjason@h...> wrote:
> mucus poop is now completely liquid & green, as well as teeth
grinding, and
> he has stopped eating as of this morning. we softened his food and
he still
> won't take it, but he did take some nutrical. we are also giving
him .5 cc
> X2 day of pepto.