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iam typing with one hand so pls excuse bad typimg
JA: What sort of animal are we talking about?
Customer: have an emergency and should go to emerg clinic for euth but there is a snow storm
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What seems to be the problem with the animal?
Customer: okay he is a rat
JA: Where does the rat seem to hurt?
Customer: he is old and has a wound on his side and some of his intestines came out. i know he is going to die obviously but i dont want him to suffer
JA: Is the rat bleeding a lot?
Customer: no
JA: Phew. What is the rat's name and age?
Customer: he is old - 3 yrs next month. martin he has hed was going downhill the last few days and was already thinking i might have to take him for euth
JA: What is the rat's name?
Customer: Martin
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Martin?
Customer: well, i think the main thing is - he is dying. if i could get to energ vet safely i would, i want to know if he will suffer - uf so i might have to try and drive but i am scared of the weather i have buprenorphine injectible which might dope him up for awhile but with some intestines missing i dont know if it will work okthx. does he have exotics knowledge?
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Pet
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
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Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 7 months ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 7 months ago.

I am so sorry that no one reached out to you before now.

How is Martin doing?

How was this wound sustained?

Can you share pictures?