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rabbit: litter box..hunched..baytril..lethargic andchewing his food

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my rabbit is huddled in a ball in his litter box. he is not being active like his usual self. he stays hunched when i try to move/ try to pick him up. He was very active 36 hrs ago had pasturella in his eye two years ago. it went away with baytril. he is lethargic andchewing his food and spitting it out. What should i do for him now? i plan to call the vet when they open
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 7 years ago.
Hello, I'm Dr. Bob. You are right to be concerned about your rabbit. He is showing signs of intestinal and respiratory illness.
Until you can get him to your veterinarian, keep him warm and quiet. Offer food and water, but don't try to force him to eat or drink.
That is really about all you can do for him at home. Good luck!

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