From: Ferret Wise Shelter
Date: 2002-07-15 18:56:56 UTC
Subject: Re: [ferrethealth] wild mink and ADV (NE US)?
Hey! you don't have to tell me about a heck of a year-
My father did die last month , many shelter ferrets are sick or have died-
my 13 year old dog got an aggressive cancer and had to be put done then 10
days later the building fire here , from which repairs still linger
I know what all that is.This topic is interesting and I wish with all the
rest I had MORE time to dig into the studies- I have to rely on Dr
Stevenson for my insight!
At 07:50 PM 7/15/02 +0100, you wrote:
> > Hello Sukie-
> > According to Dr MA Stevenson formerly of U of Ga it has.
> > You might want to consult Dr Bloom for specifics!
>That is a good idea, I'll have to get the time to do that because it is
>interesting to hear of it not only being thought to cross within a family
>but also across families within Order Carnivora.
>As I recall, Mustelidae is the most recent off-shoot of the dog brach and
>share an ancestor with the Procyonids with those also related to bears.
>No, I can't get to various fora discussing this or other things of
>interest. It's been a heck of year around here; Steve's dad has almost
>died a few times, his mom has just developed a heart problem which is
>worse than we were at first told, two uncles died, an aunt almost died,
>two ferrets died, one more has developed a terminal heart complication,
>and the labs dissolved so we are living without income very modestly on
>rainy day savings. Obviously, spare time and money are small and rationed
>for Steve and me this year.
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