Message Number: YG6970 | New FHL Archives Search
From: tansy
Date: 2001-09-04 19:44:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Re: black and tarry stool

> My one and a half year old ferret - Quasi is pooping
black and tarry
> stool with no other symptoms of ulcers. He also is lying
down - or
> flat ferreting a lot. Otherwise, he is playing and
eating without
> problems. Should I be worried?
> Maureen Singer

Yes! The black and tarry part of the stools indicates
that he is bleeding internally, never a normal condition.
An immediate vet visit is necessary!

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