Pet

Get pet questions answered by pet Experts

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

I have a ferret and she’s not moving she’s just twitching…

Customer Question
I have a ferret...

I have a ferret and she’s not moving she’s just twitching and it just started and I don’t know what to do there’s no vets around me that will see her

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Expert will know how to help the ferret. What is the ferret's name and age?

Melaficent and I’m not sure how old she is

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the ferret?

I don’t think she’s been eating or drinking much

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Pet
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Pet Question
Answered in 7 hours by:
10/18/2017
Pet Specialist: Joan, Vet Technician replied 8 months ago
Joan
Joan, Vet Technician
Category: Pet
Satisfied Customers: 19,641
Experience: Vet Tech for 35+yrs. Small Animals and Fish
Verified

Hello,

My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 35+ years.

Can you tell me is she has been stargazing?

Any hair loss in the rear end?

Any Salivating?

Joan

Ask Your Own Pet Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a pet specialistLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Dr. Andy Your Own Question
Dr. Andy
Dr. Andy
Dr. Andy, Medical Director
Category: Pet
Satisfied Customers: 551
551 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 2003 Graduate

Dr. Andy is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I must tell you I found this site by accident and was amazed when I asked a question of the Veteranians online. I wish I could have found it sooner it could have made such a difference in the outcome of my pet's surgery. However, I am passing along the information to my sister-in-law (a cat-rescue person who is also a nurse), and perhaps it will help someone else who may experience the same problem. The doctor who answered my question was amazing, and while it didn't come it time to change the outcome of my situation, it is reassuring to know the caliber of Vets/Doctors that you have at JustAnswer. Thank you for being there.

Alice H.Jacksonville, Fl.

You are a light at the end of scary tunnel when $ are tight, but people need professional help to turn to for help with their dear pets!

LinhCharleston, WV

$1,000 spent at his vet, and I finally get the correct diagnosis from Nancy Holmes for $15

CarolCedar Hill, MO

I think this is the greatest web site in the world. Thanks to all!

JudyNew Haven, CT

I have referred several friends to your web site. I'm impressed with how easy it is to use your site, the Experts available and the quickness of answers.

NinaUSA

I am completely pleased with the quick response that I received in our time of need for our dog, Jasmine. I couldn't believe how quick the response was and I thank you. It's good to know you're there!!

Jasmine's MomUSA

Please let everyone involved with your site know that your Expert, Dr. Lucy, has saved my dog's life. I will recommend your site to all my pet loving friends. Thank you again for simply being there!

Sonya GEasley, SC

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Andy

Dr. Andy

Medical Director

551 satisfied customers

2003 Graduate

Joan

Joan

Vet Technician

19,641 satisfied customers

Vet Tech for 35+yrs. Small Animals and Fish

Dr. Gary

Dr. Gary

Veterinarian

348 satisfied customers

DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

196 satisfied customers

15 years of experience in emergency, surgery and medicine

Anna

Anna

Pet Expert/Biologist

3,562 satisfied customers

40 yrs.: herps, pocket pets, rabbits, poultry, dogs, horses. Biology degree. Vet assistant.

Theresa

Theresa

Voice for your pet

1,133 satisfied customers

Veterinary Technician for 15 years

Cheryl K.

Cheryl K.

shelter volunteer

836 satisfied customers

14+ years of shelter work/ vaccinations/ disease/ illness/ injury/ medical care

< Previous | Next >

Related Pet Questions
I think my pet mouse might be pregnant but i don't know how
hello! i think my pet mouse might be pregnant but i don't know how to tell! … read more
Joan
Joan
Vet Technician
19,641 satisfied customers
One koi fish is speeding around pond two are swimming
one koi fish is speeding around pond two are swimming sideways and found one large koi out of the pond this morning… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
3,479 satisfied customers
I have a bunny. I've only had a week. He has been fine up
I have a bunny. I've only had a week. He has been fine up till today. He is now laying on his side. I tried to pick him up on he didn't really move. His neck didn't twitch. I'm afraid he might die. … read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
10,682 satisfied customers
We have a 3 1/2 year old hedgehog who is lethargic, doesn't
We have a 3 1/2 year old hedgehog who is lethargic, doesn't curl up when picked up, eyes don't look good, isn't walking around, etc...does this warrant an emergency vet visit or is he dying? Please he… read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
10,682 satisfied customers
Haven't been able to change the water due to an accident and
Haven't been able to change the water due to an accident and the ammonia level got high. When I was able I changed the water about 60% added Prime, salt, and Star Smart Complete. I had 3 fish. Two so … read more
Anna
Anna
Pet Expert/Biologist
Bachelor's Degree
3,562 satisfied customers
My 1 year old male Betta has a case of Pop eye I believe. I
My 1 year old male Betta has a case of Pop eye I believe. I discovered it 2 days ago and have been doing 50% water changes with Epsom salt therapy 1/2 teaspoon for 5 changes because it's a 10 gal filtered and I believe cycled tank. The Eye is already looking a little better. Less protrudes and less murky and white. He had been eating a little less and resting in his tunnel more a few days prior but he's swimming fine and still eating his blood worms. I have an African Dwarf frog as tank mate. … read more
Joan
Joan
Vet Technician
19,641 satisfied customers
My domestic chicken is lethargic, has labored breathing, and
My domestic chicken is lethargic, has labored breathing, and diarrhea … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
3 satisfied customers
I have two male Finches, but one sits on the bottom of the
I have two male Finches, but one sits on the bottom of the cage most off the time. He can fly but not very high however, my main concern is he seems to get very wobbly, but he doesn't act that way all… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
3 satisfied customers
We've had these raccoons for about five weeks and been
We've had these raccoons for about five weeks and been feeding them chicken now that they got bigger and been doing really good and no problems until today and the little mail all of a sudden today ca… read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
10,682 satisfied customers
My hamster is usually very energetic, but yesterday I took
Hi, my hamster is usually very energetic, but yesterday I took her out of her cage and all she did was sit in my hand for about an hour. I put her down and usually when I put her down she tries to run… read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
10,682 satisfied customers
My 1 year old chicken had an eye infection. Was on
Hi! My 1 year old chicken had an eye infection. Was on antibiotics and her eye looks better but is shrinking. Her energy is still really low. Is she dying?… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
3 satisfied customers
We were gone for two days, we fed our bunny before we left
We were gone for two days, we fed our bunny before we left and we left some extra food in her cage, but she ran out. when we came back she was laid over and her breathing is faint. What do I do ? She … read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
10,682 satisfied customers
Fleas! Even though use Advantage Muti and Two, Program,
Fleas! Even though use Advantage Muti and Two, Program, Adams Mist, and Flea Away my inside cats need a dose of Advantage every two weeks. … read more
Jane Lefler
Jane Lefler
Dog Behaviorist/Trainer/Breeder/Health
3.75 GPA 36cr. Multiple Tech traini
Oh, was able to save him just after both legs broken by car.
Oh, was able to save him just after both legs broken by car. Seems about 1yr w/o social experience. English wolf hound. Unable to pku playing just wants to cuddle. Have gotten him to shake which he do… read more
Jane Lefler
Jane Lefler
Dog Behaviorist/Trainer/Breeder/Health
3.75 GPA 36cr. Multiple Tech traini
Our hamster is wobvling when it walks. No wounds. Cheddar, I
It is just staying still, eyes half closed. She took her food but it is still In her mouth.… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
3,479 satisfied customers
Are you there? It's a bunny. My bunny is 3 months old, when
My bunny is 3 months old, when we got him, he was 6 weeks old , and they told us it's a male … read more
Anna
Anna
Pet Expert/Biologist
Bachelor's Degree
3,562 satisfied customers
Found fledgling mocking bird baby he eats good but has
Found fledgling mocking bird baby he eats good but has yellow orange bumps on his face and body trying to find rehaber no luck yet I don't know what to do … read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
10,682 satisfied customers
My rat has runny eyes, a runny nose, and labored breathing.
My rat has runny eyes, a runny nose, and labored breathing. … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
3 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x