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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 08-29-2006, 11:44 AM Thread Starter
 
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Hi Im a new momma to Peanut our syrian hammie his tail was wet for like 3 days now it looks a little dryer he looks more active now but he bit the crap outta my pinkie(lots a blood ) so is this wet tail ??? Is he gonna die??? what do I do
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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 08-29-2006, 12:47 PM
 
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If it cleared up, he should be fine- a lot of time the drive stresses them out, but they can recover. As for bitring, it's just a matter of taming.
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he stays in his little strawberry all day and almost all night is this normal, how do I know if hes better
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post #4 of 9 (permalink) Old 08-29-2006, 07:03 PM
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Here is a website on wet tail...

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wet tail can be fatal VERY fast...high metabolism= faster recovery or faster death...dont risk it...get the wet tail remedy (an antibiotic) at your local pet store or its tooo late...

another reason for wet tail could be that you are feeding her too many fruits and veg....

reguardless i would get the medicine to be on the safe side...dont just assume that she will get better...bc by then she may be dead...

its a serious condition


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post #6 of 9 (permalink) Old 08-30-2006, 11:52 AM
 
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I have had wonderful success with this for treating wet tail (my vet even tells other owners about it)


Do half water and half pedialyte in there bottle (clear only no flavored)

replace there food with whole oats
give them pleny of fresh parsley
and plain yoguart with the live active culters.

I have had a wonderful success rate with it and I helped the pet sore we go to all the time save litter with it.
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post #7 of 9 (permalink) Old 08-30-2006, 12:11 PM
 
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Are you sure this was diarrhea or him just sitting in his pee? Wet Tail includes a lot more drastic symptoms- posturing, shaking, distended stomach, etc. Scotty's advice is very good- but you would need some baytril from the vet's to go with that.

Here is a link on Wettail that includes a good warning on over-the-counter remedies

http://critterscoop.com/FAQ/FAQhealth.htm
click on the wet tail link
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post #8 of 9 (permalink) Old 08-15-2007, 10:51 AM
 
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Make sure you keep his cage super clean and try your best not to stress him. He should be back to normal in no time get the medicine and give it to him as well.

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