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  1. Degu Discussion
    Last night was pretty bad. Skippy was lethargic and "crying", I've never heard him making these noises before. It sounded a lot like a whining puppy, just higher and more subtle. I took him to the bathroom again and ran a hot shower. The whole time he was just lying in my arms with these...
  2. Classifieds
    Well, sadly I am moving into a new apartment and I cannot take my chinchilla's with me. It is killing me, but I am determined to find them new homes, where they will be loved and treated wonderfully. :( I have my Hailey (3 yr standard female-currently pregnant) and Henry my 2 yr old standard...
  3. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    i have a female that is pregg and due any day and she was with the father but i woke one mornig and he was dead and coverd in bite marks and i think his back leg was eaten i was just wandering if this means she is canibalistic and gonna eat her babbies??
  4. Degu Discussion
    I got a degu from this guy over the weekend, and she was in bad shape. Sue is very underweight, she has saggy skin, her teeth are bad, her wheel was too small, her cage had a lot of bare metal on the first level, she was missing hair from her tail and she even had a very bad smell to her. She...
  5. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    Hello, my mouse was pregnant for about 1.5 weeks, then her belly started to shrink up again what happened to my little mouslets? im very worried taht if she gets pregnant again it will happen again,and i dont een know what happened?:S:S im so confused. help me:(
  6. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    I think my rat pepper has a cold. I got home the yesterday and it looked like his eye was bleeding, but I read in a book that it is not blood, it just means that he probably has a cold?? If I see anymore do you think I should separate rayray from him so he dosn't catch anything? I will take him...
  7. General Animal Discussion
    Who has good vet trips with their pets? Bad? My cats are the sweetest girls at home - I get them to the vet office, they turn into demon spawn. They are scared to death; they hiss; they bite; they scratch. Because of the latter two, if they get too hostile, they are restrained by multiple...
  8. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    Okay so everyone knows my ordeal a few months ago with rats we acquired at the petstore. We fell in love with them but unfortunately could not keep them well even with several rounds of anitibiotics, poor little dears. So I swore never again to buy a petstore rat. That's when my husband and I...
  9. General Animal Discussion
    Well I'm not home much so like I said I was wondering if I should get my dog a dog. She seems happy but I know she get lonley when I'm not around. Plus a couple months ago she lost her companion dog. I was considering getting her a lively puppy. But eeing as how she is in a kennel I was afraid...
  10. Rabbit Discussion
    Most of my buns have been rescued or adopted, but I'm trying to get my next bun from a breeder. How did you get your buns? stories are nice. Here are mine. Barbarella was abandoned in a box in the parking lot of a burger place. Someone found her and took her in, but his mom wouldn't let him...
  11. Memorials
    :rubcry::bawl::worry::bricks::pupeyes::no2:I came to check on Nazy today and clean off the discharge from his nose, He's been sick for over 8 months now. We've had tons of vet visits, x-rays, shots, take home meds. An emergency run ro the office 30+miles away doing 85 on the freeway when we...
  12. Dogs
    Sad news first: The company that my fiance works for has decided not to renew his contract, because they've lost several customer accounts recently. He is now out of work, and we are living on my $11/hour 32 hour/week job. His dad is temporarily taking over our car payments and car insurance...
  13. Introductions
    Hey everyone.. I'm Julia, 25 and I currently live near Kansas City. We just moved here from North Carolina. We have four kids... furrbabies that is.. may I introduce: T-Bone, our AmStaff mix Casanova, our APBT mix foster puppy Pumpkin, the king of the house (and constantly planning on...
  14. Aquatic Discussion
    I have been giving my chinese algae eater extra salt I fasted him twice gave him a pea and the tetra people told me to give him tetracycline to boost his immune system. But he still has dropsy is there anything else I can do for him? all his scaes are sticking out and have been for a while..
  15. Rabbit Discussion
    Hey Everyone, I'm looking to see if anyone has experiance with disabled rabbits who use a cart to get around. I have a foster rabbit with a Spinal injury, and though she is not in pain, and has some mobility in her legs, she cannot get around to well. I'm trying to see what options she has out...
  16. Rabbit Discussion
    I'm sure this has been asked lots before, but i'm still a newbie! I keep reading that I must check Berties anal scent glands, and clean them out. I've tried to find them, but he's not at all happy about me looking. I'd really appreciate some help with this. How do I..... .find them .Clean them...
  17. Dogs
    How much money do you spend on your dog(s) in one month, NOT including vet bills? I spend about $100 to $140 a month on Phoenix for food, treats and toys.
  18. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    hey everyone, my mouse has a tiny scratch behind his ear, and i think he keeps on scratching it, and 2 days ago i saw blood dots from my mmouse up the wall of there little loft and on the lid, the loft is small it is one of the habitrail collection things, anyway, i am scared i cleaned it off...
  19. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    Well, she's advancing quite a bit. We've had her about for two weeks now, and already she knows her name, knows the word "no", gives kisses, and has one helluva cute attitude...Oh, and she begs for food. Pizza seems to be her favorite. :) God, I doubt I'll brag this much if I ever have real...
  20. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    I was looking at my rat today and I noticed that one of her eyes was closed due to a coating of mucus that had dried and she had mucus coming out of her nose. What can I do to help fix this? Is there anything around the house I could give her that would help? Thanks in advance, AnimalLadyE
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