Message Number: YG11808 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Russell Prater
Date: 2002-03-10 20:24:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Questions on taking care of sick

userjoe2810@c... wrote:
> This afternoon when my ferret Nosmo, 7 years old, woke up from his nap he was
> sluggish, almost like he was really tired. I put him on my bed to see if
> anything was wrong and he sort of stumbled around. He was breathing pretty
> heavy and looked confused and like he couldn't keep his balance.

I think I'd get him in to a vet first thing Monday morning and get a
blood glucose test run. He's in the right age category to have
insulinoma and the stumbling, sluggishness and tired (lethargic) and
confusion all point in that direction.

Russ, Booger, Bonnie & Clyde