Message Number: YG10652 | New FHL Archives Search
From: cjansa99
Date: 2002-02-01 00:16:00 UTC
Subject: Re: The new baby just died!

--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., "sukieferret" <sukiecrandall@t...>
> I realize that you are very upset. Vets need to sleep, too, and if
there isn't all-night emergency vet clinic in your area then
sometimes the best nursing is available at home; we've been through
that ourselves. Sometimes it is just the truth.
> When a death is from an unknown cause having a necropsy with
pathology done allows a person to know the cause an protect any
survivors if that is needed.
> I am sorry that you are suffering this.

The call was made at during business hours. It wasnt like I woke
him up at 2:00 am.

I was told if the ferret has been frozen it is too late for a
necropsy and the baby is out in the garden shed and Spaz is already
buried. In Wyoming the night time temps have been minus zero all week.