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Can you tell me why you think there is a spinal injury?
Is Angel dragging her back legs?
Is she pawing at her face?
Any hair loss?
Anything else that is different?
Ok, Please take some Karo syrup, Pancake syrup or honey and on a q-tip and rub some on her gums. Let me know if she perks up. She seems to be showing signs of Insulinoma. If she perks up we need to feed her a high Protien meal called Duck soup diet. You can use Chicken baby food until you can get all that is needed for the recipe. This is some information on Insulinoma: http://miamiferret.org/treatment.htm I will stand by while you try the syrup. Insulinoma is casued by a tumor in the pancreas and can be serious if not addressed asap. Standing by. http://miamiferret.org/insulinoma.htm
If sick the fur will not be as clean and may even Feel different. I would not worry about bath right now, if this is Insulinoma, we need to deal with it by having a hands on Exam for blood work with the Exotic Vet. Please feed her some Chicken Baby food asap since giving the syrup. If Insulinoma, she can go into a seizure if we do not get her stabilized. Fed the chicken baby food asap. This goes over the Duck soup diet: http://miamiferret.org/duck_soup.htm
Please have her into the Vet asap. and if she starts going down use the syrup and then feed the chicken baby food or follow the Duck soup Diet in the link I sent.
How is the Ferret? did she respond to the syrup and food? Please let me know.