Message Number: YG11079 | New FHL Archives Search
From: miamiferret
Date: 2002-02-14 06:49:00 UTC
Subject: Re: my weezil is broken! (possible insulinoma??)

Definitely get blood work done. I've seen the twitch/tic in ferrets
with low blood glucose. The wobbly gait adds to that, so it's time
to get Zillah into the vet.


--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., "weezilized" <weezilized@y...> wrote:
> i picked zillah up tonight, and something seemed wrong with her--i
> put her down and she just sorta flopped onto her side. after a bit
> waking up and some ferretvite, she wandered around the room a bit,
> but her gait is really wobbly, she seems to be turning her head in
> one direction, and occasionally her head will twitch repeatedly--
> a tic of some sort. she has lost a bit of weight, and seems really
> low-energy. her back legs are working, but do seem a bit weak.