Message Number: FHL9819 | New FHL Archives Search
From: "Jeff"
Date: 2009-09-09 02:41:39 UTC
Subject: Re: [ferrethealth] Re: Strange death
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> Detecting ascites:
Acites can be an early symptom of liver disease, It was the first sign of my Sue's liver hemangiosarcoma

Tony (not a vet), Sugar and Suki.
In memory of Sally and Sue.


I have read about it being related to liver disease in humans, and it would make sense in Possum's case, as he had a really bad flare up related to the liver after we got him (jaundiced, orange urine, sky high bilirubin levels in blood test). After two days at the vet he came home and has been fine since.

What kind of treatment was done in Sue's case? We did not have an ultrasound done, so we never really pinpointed the cause of what Possum went through, but other than the possible ascites, which doesn't seem to bother him, he's shown no signs of discomfort at all in the 2-3 months since then. He has a voracious appetite and we have to make sure that he doesn't eat too much at mealtime. That's why is been strange to see him putting on weight, because he hasn't been overeating.

In Memory of Neo and Mr. Parker
Caring for Trinny, Morphy, Baby Girl, Luna, Dozer, and Possum the Million Dollar Ferret

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