Message Number: FHL958 | New FHL Archives Search
From: "Lisa Oestereich"
Date: 2007-05-10 19:31:23 UTC
Subject: [ferrethealth] Need ferret help quick!!!
To: <>

Did they check the bloodwork for sepsis? I had a ferret that ended up
being septic -- he had a lot of the same issues (minus the aggression
and the poo eating). It's worth a check......



From: []
On Behalf Of Vicki Montgomery
Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2007 2:42 PM

Gee I'm so sorry this is happening to you guys. He must be miserable.

The first thing I thought when I read your description was rabies, but
how would he have been exposed.. still I'd watch him closely and not let
him around anyone else yet.

Next, when I decided it just couldn't be rabies I thought brain tumor
stimulating the brain to cause hallucinations or panic episodes. Or
someone has slipped this poor guy some hallucinagenic drugs. OR he has
somehow partaken of a poisonous plant.

I hope you guys get this sorted out.


pmlockhart < <> >
I'm having a serious problem with my 3 month old ferret. The vets
are stumped. The next step is to put him down.
Here are his symptoms:
within a 1.5 - 2 hr period this all took place - I noticed he was
just sanding in his cage and not walking around, so I picked him up
and put him on my bed and he still wouldn't walk around. Then I
noticed there was dried saliva under his chin, so I thought i'd give
him a bath to see it that would perk him up. After the bath I
wrapped him in a towel............he wouldn't get out of the towel,
he'd just lay there. After i dried him off , I put him back into
his cage and where ever I put him he'd stay. I left the room for a
bit, and when I came back in, he was showing some aggressive
behaviour, hissing and lunging, and he would scream. I also noticed
he had long strings of saliva handing from his mouth. I then took
him into the vets. They ran some blood tests. His sugar level was
in the normal range, there where no toxins found, everything seemed
to be normal. No pain, nothing at all that would explain his
behaviour. I ended up bring him home, and now, today, he is
walking around but is still having scared tendencies, almost like
he's halusinating, he is also eating and drinking normally again,
but now he's also eating his own stool. So now there's that plus
his ongoing signs of scared aggession. Can anyone help me?

He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep, pain that cannot
forget falls drop by drop upon the heart. And in our own despair, and
against our will, comes Wisdom by the awful Grace of God...Aeschylus

Now that's room service! Choose from over 150,000 hotels
in 45,000 destinations on Yahoo! Travel to find your fit.

[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]

[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]

Yahoo! Groups Links

<*> To visit your group on the web, go to:

<*> Your email settings:
Individual Email | Traditional

<*> To change settings online go to:
(Yahoo! ID required)

<*> To change settings via email:

<*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to:

<*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to: