Message Number: YG7541 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: 2001-09-29 09:24:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Baby Food

--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., katharine <shurcool@i...> wrote:
> Mike Janke wrote:
> <I'm not sure how many cc's are in one jar of baby
> food, but one jar since Thursday doesn't sound
> like it's anywhere near enough.<
> I tend to agree with you. That's what I'm afraid
> of. I'm hoping the added whipping cream, though
> not terribly nutritious, will help get enough
> calories into him. See, I also have written
> permission to have him euthanized, if necessary,
> and I just really, really don't want it to come to
> that.
> The weird thing is that he's quite active, playing
> with Emma and DaBoyz. He was in the tubes this
> a.m. with them. He doesn't act like an animal (or
> person, for that matter) who is being starved to
> death. I have him in a separate cage so I can
> monitor him somewhat but he has hissy fits to get
> out to play (I let him out the same time as Emma
> and DaBoyz), also not indicative of an animal weak
> from lack of food.

> BTW, he weighs about 3 lbs. so maybe he's living
> on some reserves.
> Katharine

Is it possible that he's eating something you're no aware of, like the
other ferrets' kibble?

Just a thought