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  1. Gerbil & Hamster Discussion
    So i got a hamster and she ended up getting wet tail and we didnt get her medicated in time..... I am going to be picking up another one cause the place i got her from does the warranty thing. but im a little confused as to how to prevent this from happening again. I thought it was about...
  2. Gerbil & Hamster Discussion
    My hamster has been bleeding from his bottom area for about 2 days now. Yesterday I went and checked on him and the blood was gone so I thought everything was ok. Then today when I went to check on him there was blood there again. His poop has been solid so I do not think that it is wet tail. He...
  3. Gerbil & Hamster Discussion
    Hello!! I was just given a couple of hamsters a few days ago. Both seemed older. One was quite energetic, but the other seemed lethargic. When I checked on them this evening the lethargic one had gotten very sick. Her symptoms: runny, stopped up nose watery, matted eyes wet tail difficulty...
  4. Gerbil & Hamster Discussion
    I can only find a few using Google and I don't want to use one that someone else will be using in their work. Does anyone have any clear, not blurry photographs showing a hamster with wet tail. Thank you! :sneakyhug
  5. Gerbil & Hamster Discussion
    so guys i do believe that Q-Tip my very first russian dwarf is sick and i think its wet tail i noticed the diareaha yesterday afternoon since his fur was all matted down with it and then i found out the symptoms and relized his extreme weight loss was related his nickname is chunkers but all of...
  6. Gerbil & Hamster Discussion
    My hamster has wet tail. I know how deadly it can be, and she had not been eating her regular food and for a fat hamster like her we could tell she was losing weight and also not drinking. We went to the pet store and the man was really helpful and actually seemed like he knew what he was...
  7. Gerbil & Hamster Discussion
    Hey guys, So im kind of in a dilemma whether I should be going to the vet or if my hamster is just getting old. Haylee is at least 1 ½ years old (that’s about how long i’ve had her). She is probably older being she was full grown when I bought her. About 2 weeks ago I noticed she started...
  8. Gerbil & Hamster Discussion
    ok they arnt the best as my camera on my phone is lame :( daria gave birth again 3 days ago to 5 helthy little ones! 4 black and one pink lol Daria Cash Mika (he has wet tail i think :() Group Random lol Cheeky Frank Thumper :confetti:
  9. Pet Health Concerns
    I noticed a little over a week ago my almost 2 yo hamster Mittens seemed to be having some trouble using her hind legs. Everything else seemed to be fine with her at that time though and it seemed to get better within a few days. Now today I noticed her trying to get into her favorite high...
  10. Animal Welfare & Legal Issues
    http://getactive.peta.org/campaign/petsmart_investigation This is an investigation on "Rainbow Exotics", one of the companies that supplies Petsmart (and part of Petco's) small animals for sale. This video is GRAPHIC. It features rabbits being neutered by non-vet personnel without full...
  11. Gerbil & Hamster Discussion
    Need a Little Help - Back in August I got my nephew two so called male hamsters for his birthday...... and well, today we found out that he has a male and a female hamster (instead of two males) for there is a baby in the cage. What needs to be done now, as we were not expecting this...
  12. Pet Health Concerns
    I can't belive this! I lost my hamster Luna in september to wet tail, and my black bear hamster died of cancer in late october. Now, Luna's sister sable is showing the same symptoms that Luna did:( I don't know what to do! I gave her the dri-tail medicine last night when I noticed her bottom was...
  13. Gerbil & Hamster Discussion
    How can I prevent wet tail??? I know not to feed too many veggies/fruits and make sure they are not wet...but anything else? I made rice tonight,is that okay? I always share my rice with my rats and mice and wondered if J.J can have some.
  14. Memorials
    I just got home from work and found that my lovely ancient gerbil passed away sometime today while I was away. She was the last of her litter, her sister just died a week ago (she lived with my cousin) Both died of old age (about 4-5 years, yes, long for a gerbil) It was not sudden, so I've had...
  15. Memorials
    Hello everyone this is for my hamster luna who passed away last night:(:( she had wet tail and she died from it:(:(:(:( i only had her for a few months so im really upset about this. Ive been crying my eyes out since last night. Its making me cry to have to put an obituary for her, she will be...
  16. Pet Health Concerns
    I noticed this afternoon that my hamster Luna's stomach is very bloated. She looks like shes pregnant!! She cant be because I do not own any male hamsters and she has never been in contact with a male hamster. She also seems to be in pain. I also notice that around her bottom area it was yellow...
  17. Gerbil & Hamster Discussion
    Hilooo its me again, i was wondering somtimes when i look my hamster has a wet tail and when i look about 30mins after its gone can wet tail come and go meanin somtime there and somtimes doesnt show? But when its wet it looks drenched. Please get back to me asap x
  18. Pet Health Concerns
    We have a 1 year old female syrian hamster who has always been very active and bright. This past week she has been very quiet and has lost weight. She also has had some bleeding from the her vagina. I took her to the vet Monday who said he thought she had a urniary tract infection and pescribed...
  19. General Animal Discussion
    We found out today that PetCo is planning a nationwide event that can potentially put a number of animals at risk. The event is the Hamster Ball Derby and Critter Race. This involves racing hamsters, rats, mice, gerbils, chinchillas and guinea pigs in roll around balls. The event is to take...
  20. Gerbil & Hamster Discussion
    hilo everyone i bought a syrian hamster yesterday from pets at home Petsathome.com - home shes 8-12 weeks old n shes a girl iv just noticed she got a wet tail and fur around it so i just rang up the pet shop and it sounds like wet tail they said so i aveto bring her in 2morra n they will treat...
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