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HELP!!!!!! #261427
04/14/07 03:24 PM
04/14/07 03:24 PM
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myprideandjoys Offline OP
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Munchies pouch is inverted and the joey cant get to it. Is there some way to get her pouch right????


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6 sugar babies Gizmo,Munchkin,Pepcy,Stinkbug,Egypt&Cairo all living in 1 cage now
and 3 dogs Cassie,Isis & Tiye
Re: HELP!!!!!! [Re: myprideandjoys] #261447
04/14/07 03:39 PM
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I saw a post where someone's vet was able to get the pouch back in.

Here's her post:

Originally Posted By: LeisMom
What the vet did with Lei was invert the whole pouch. Then he put it all back in. He did this by stretching the skin around the opening and all the teats wents back in nice and neat. But it was really interesting seeing how big the pouch actually is on such a small animal.


You may need to see your vet to make sure there's no infection and/or to get the pouch back in.


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Re: HELP!!!!!! [Re: TracieB] #261450
04/14/07 03:41 PM
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I agree, she needs to see a vet ASAP, especially since she has joeys - you don't want to lose those babies. Get to the vet & please keep us posted. Also be prepared to supplement in case her pouch is sore.

Re: HELP!!!!!! [Re: TracieB] #261451
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You need to get to the vet as Tracie said to rule out an infection. Be prepared with a rejection kit on hand, just in case!

Re: HELP!!!!!! [Re: BeckiT] #261495
04/14/07 04:54 PM
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I just checked on baby to see if she has milk in her belly and she does. I think im just nervous about this. She does not have any bite marks on her and Munchie is taking care of her. dance She is nursing.

Last edited by myprideandjoys; 04/14/07 04:55 PM.

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mom to 4 childern 5y-o,13y-o&15y-o and a 1 y-o
6 sugar babies Gizmo,Munchkin,Pepcy,Stinkbug,Egypt&Cairo all living in 1 cage now
and 3 dogs Cassie,Isis & Tiye
Re: HELP!!!!!! [Re: myprideandjoys] #261498
04/14/07 04:59 PM
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If her pouch is inverted she needs to be seen by a vet to fix the pouch and to check for and treat infection!



"My doctrine is this: that if we see cruelty or wrong that we have the power to stop, and we do nothing, we make ourselves sharers in the guilt." ~ Anna Sewell, English Novelist
Re: HELP!!!!!! [Re: princessmegi] #261655
04/14/07 08:57 PM
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An inverted pouch doesn't mean she needs to see a vet, unless it is RED and inflamed looking... swollen also (but thats tricky if she is nursing). It is very normal for pouches to be inverted when a joey just came oop for a few weeks. She is just so stretched out that it is easy for the inside to come out.

Again, as long as the inside pouch is not red, swollen or inflammed looking... AND the joey has milk in her belly she should be fine. Do keep an eye on her though.

Re: HELP!!!!!! [Re: ] #261659
04/14/07 09:06 PM
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Thanks Sil...I didn't realize that.



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Re: HELP!!!!!! [Re: princessmegi] #261688
04/14/07 09:47 PM
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Well good news, bad news. The good news is Munchie does not have an infection. The bad news is could not get her pouch back in right and we lost the joey. I waited soooooooo long for this and now. cry cry cry

Last edited by myprideandjoys; 04/14/07 09:49 PM.

wife to 1 understanding hubby
mom to 4 childern 5y-o,13y-o&15y-o and a 1 y-o
6 sugar babies Gizmo,Munchkin,Pepcy,Stinkbug,Egypt&Cairo all living in 1 cage now
and 3 dogs Cassie,Isis & Tiye
Re: HELP!!!!!! [Re: myprideandjoys] #261701
04/14/07 09:56 PM
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Oh I am so sorry to hear that!!!! I sending lots of healing thought and hugs you way.I know your pain we are battleing to save one of our just oop and mom not making enough milk and getting aggitated at the babies.

Re: HELP!!!!!! [Re: ] #261721
04/14/07 10:07 PM
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I'm so sorry for your loss


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04/15/07 02:22 AM
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I am sooo sorry this happened. Sending lots of love, hugs and prayers your way.


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