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#301385 - 05/30/07 11:13 AM Sick Glider
Anonymous
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My oldest glider, ashes, has been having some odd bowel(poop) problems. Just a while ago she pooped what looked like blood in her poo! This is the first time we have had a sick glider. WHAT DO I DO?

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#301391 - 05/30/07 11:18 AM Re: Sick Glider [Re: ]
MizValorie Offline
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Registered: 04/13/06
Posts: 2579
Loc: Sherman, Texas
If you think she is actually pooing blood GET HER TO A vet!!
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#301392 - 05/30/07 11:19 AM Re: Sick Glider [Re: MizValorie]
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What do you think it is? I'm so afraid its something very serious! COuld it be the watermelon, (seedless) i gave her? she's had it before and loves it. None of this happened the last time i gave her watermelon! her pee smells a little funny too. She's on a BML diet, and has been driking water.


Edited by Forgies (05/30/07 11:23 AM)
Edit Reason: Info on diet

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#301394 - 05/30/07 11:21 AM Re: Sick Glider [Re: ]
MizValorie Offline
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Registered: 04/13/06
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Loc: Sherman, Texas
Did you feed any red fruits last night?

I have no clue what it could be. She needs to be seen by a vet asap!!!
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#301396 - 05/30/07 11:21 AM Re: Sick Glider [Re: MizValorie]
MizValorie Offline
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Loc: Sherman, Texas
Pooing blood is not something you will want to mess around with!
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#301397 - 05/30/07 11:22 AM Re: Sick Glider [Re: MizValorie]
MizValorie Offline
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Registered: 04/13/06
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Loc: Sherman, Texas
Do you have a vet?
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#301401 - 05/30/07 11:24 AM Re: Sick Glider [Re: MizValorie]
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^ we gave her watermelon( heer favorite treat)

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#301402 - 05/30/07 11:25 AM Re: Sick Glider [Re: ]
MizValorie Offline
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Loc: Sherman, Texas
What color of red? Is it slightly soft? or runny or hard?
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#301405 - 05/30/07 11:26 AM Re: Sick Glider [Re: MizValorie]
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slightly soft. my mom is schedualing a vet appt. almost runny.

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#301407 - 05/30/07 11:27 AM Re: Sick Glider [Re: ]
MizValorie Offline
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Loc: Sherman, Texas
Has it ever been red after giving her watermelon?
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#301408 - 05/30/07 11:28 AM Re: Sick Glider [Re: MizValorie]
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nope, we've given her watermelon 3 times before and this is a first.

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#301416 - 05/30/07 11:31 AM Re: Sick Glider [Re: ]
MizValorie Offline
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Registered: 04/13/06
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Loc: Sherman, Texas
I'm pming you.
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#301423 - 05/30/07 11:35 AM Re: Sick Glider [Re: MizValorie]
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ok

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#301556 - 05/30/07 01:35 PM Re: Sick Glider [Re: ]
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Doing alot better after lunch. no more icky poo! she has regular bowels and perked up after a few mealies!

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#301597 - 05/30/07 02:13 PM Re: Sick Glider [Re: ]
sugarglidersuz Offline
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Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
Are you certain it was blood? Sometimes watermelon, if given in large amounts, can cause the feces to be a reddish color and somewhat soft...
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#301599 - 05/30/07 02:14 PM Re: Sick Glider [Re: sugarglidersuz]
MizValorie Offline
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Registered: 04/13/06
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Loc: Sherman, Texas
She thinks it was just the watermelon now. Scared me half to death though!
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#301606 - 05/30/07 02:20 PM Re: Sick Glider [Re: MizValorie]
ValkyrieMome Offline
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Registered: 01/13/07
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Loc: Denton, TX
MizValorie!
Pardon me for not knowing -- but is this glider your baby?
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#301608 - 05/30/07 02:21 PM Re: Sick Glider [Re: ValkyrieMome]
MizValorie Offline
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Registered: 04/13/06
Posts: 2579
Loc: Sherman, Texas
Nope. I only have Missy and Little Guy. Little Guy is neutered so no little joeys runnin around for this family! smile
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#301639 - 05/30/07 03:22 PM Re: Sick Glider [Re: MizValorie]
TracieB Offline
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Registered: 08/07/06
Posts: 4338
Loc: Lenexa, KS
So is she still going to the vet to be checked out, or just watching to make sure all is well? I hope it was just the watermelon and nothing serious. hug2
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#301643 - 05/30/07 03:29 PM Re: Sick Glider [Re: TracieB]
MizValorie Offline
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Registered: 04/13/06
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Loc: Sherman, Texas
Just watching to make sure all is well. She was getting better and now the last pm I got was that she is cold.
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#301971 - 05/30/07 09:58 PM Re: Sick Glider [Re: MizValorie]
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I think that it was just the watermellon as she and her sisters have taken a long nap and are all now up a acting normal. The stool was just reddish in color and probably a side affect of the watermellon. My daughter was posting earlier and I think she got a little overconcerned. She has forgotten that the gliders are used to a quiet house for them to sleep in during the day and now with us here during the day for the summer they are not getting the uninterrupted sleep they were used to. I know how grouchy I am if I have to get up several times during the night. Thanks for everyones concerns and we will keep you updated.

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#302093 - 05/31/07 12:38 AM Re: Sick Glider [Re: ]
MizValorie Offline
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Registered: 04/13/06
Posts: 2579
Loc: Sherman, Texas
Hey, I'm glad she seems to be doing okay. Your daughter said she was getting cold? Has she continued that?

Please do keep us dated.
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RIP Mary Kate

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#327583 - 06/29/07 03:31 PM Re: Sick Glider [Re: MizValorie]
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Ashes is ALL better! we haventgiven her watermelon since and shes just fine!

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#327643 - 06/29/07 04:37 PM Re: Sick Glider [Re: ]
TracieB Offline
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Registered: 08/07/06
Posts: 4338
Loc: Lenexa, KS
Hooray! clap Thanks for letting us know. wink
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1 goofy Yorkie - Dexter
2 naughty kitties - Chloe & Alek

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1 sweet :wfb: Xavier - August 5, 2007-May 20, 2010
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#328690 - 07/01/07 12:55 AM Re: Sick Glider [Re: TracieB]
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Glad she is better! smile

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#328701 - 07/01/07 01:05 AM Re: Sick Glider [Re: ]
SugarBlossoms Offline
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Registered: 02/23/06
Posts: 5830
Loc: USA
Oh good! I was worried, then saw the post was the end of May, got more worried!

Glad she is fine!! Thank you for the update smile
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God speed my precious angels. I love you. Mama.

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