Message Number: YG7452 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Mike Janke
Date: 2001-09-25 09:55:00 UTC
Subject: coughing/wheezing

Hairballs form in the stomach, not the throat or lungs, so I don't
think one would cause coughing or wheezing unless it was causing him
to reguritate his food.

I don't know why he's choking, but it sounds like it's time for a
visit to a vet.


--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., dock0316@a... wrote:
> 1 of my ferrets seems like he's choking on something...he is
> coughing, and weezing. I gave him a bath like 2 days ago and he was
> licking himself alot after the bath..Do u think he has a
> hairball?...or whatelse could it be???..Any help would help me out
> alot...thanks...