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Hamster has not been herself x 3 days. Yesterday she seemed…

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Hamster has not been...

Hamster has not been herself x 3 days. Yesterday she seemed to be hunching over, but when I picked her up she relaxed some. One eye is squinty, some diarrhea, breathing more rapidly. Now today she is not moving other than some twitching in one leg/foot and feels cold. Have been giving her water in syringe, holding her and trying to warm her up. Breathing is shallow and slow.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Expert will know how to help the hamster. What is the hamster's name?

Skittles

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Skittles?

No that I can think of

Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: Joan, Vet Tech replied 2 months ago
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Hello.

y name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 35+ years and have a special interest in small exotics.

How old is skittles?

Has she eaten anything?

Does she still have wet tail. Diarrhea?

What is her diet?

Type of bedding?

Type of Hamster?

Joan

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Thank you for your reply. Unfortunately, Skittles passed away about an hour ago. She was just under a year old.
Cat Veterinarian: Joan, Vet Tech replied 2 months ago

So sorry for the loss.

I will close question.

Joan

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