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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-04-2004, 11:28 PM Thread Starter
 
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we have 6 degus, we just got one today, brought to us due to its partners Death. As I went in to feed and wather our Degus. (btw I am Heathers Husband Logan) one was verry lathargic and non-responcive. Heather is warming it up in a blanket and is seaming to perk up a little. We belive this is the new Degu. Also the tail area is a little wet. (looks a bit like hamsters wet tail).

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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-05-2004, 10:42 AM
 
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Poor little Degu! I would take it to the vets..
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post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-05-2004, 12:49 PM Thread Starter
 
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I held him last night with a heating pad to get him warm because he was so cold.As he warmed up he acted like he was coming out of it then went into seizures, I also noticed that he had blood in and around his ear. The people who brought him said they had lost the other one tuesday, I wonder if for some reason they fought and the one was killed and he was hurt. I kept him wrapped ina blanket all night, be after the seizures started I knew there was nothing I could do. Poor little baby! I was so happy when he stated perking up when he got warm, I thought he was coming out of it.
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I held him last night with a heating pad to get him warm because he was so cold.As he warmed up he acted like he was coming out of it then went into seizures, I also noticed that he had blood in and around his ear. The people who brought him said they had lost the other one tuesday, I wonder if for some reason they fought and the one was killed and he was hurt. I kept him wrapped ina blanket all night, be after the seizures started I knew there was nothing I could do. Poor little baby! I was so happy when he stated perking up when he got warm, I thought he was coming out of it.

How is your degu? I hope he is ok?
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Oh I'm so sprry to hear about that little degu! I hope he gets better soon, keep us updated!
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post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-09-2004, 07:29 PM Thread Starter
 
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sad to say we lost the little guy late that night to the seizures.
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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-09-2004, 07:32 PM
 
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I am so sorry at your loss! If you want to chat I will be on a for a bit longer..
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