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Q. My ferret ripped up a stuffed animal, how do I know if she ate any stuffing and if shes alright?

Answered By
DR. MASSIMO ORIOLES, DVM, MRCVS

A. I would recommend to monitor her for any gastrointestinal signs of vomiting/diarrhoea and any general sign of inappetence/and not drinking, lethargy, discomfort/pain especially in the next 24-48 hours and in general for the next few days.

Should any of these signs occur then please take her to your vet for a consultation.

Gastrointestinal occlusions due to foreign bodies unfortunately may be lethal in ferrets if not treated adequately and promptly.


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