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Discussion in 'Rodents' started by bulldog200, Apr 13, 2011.


  1. bulldog200

    bulldog200 PetForums VIP

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    Hey guys my new little hamster is acting very strange , i just been to check on him and he isnt lying in his bed ,just curling up in the corner
    he didnt eat anything last night ,i think he might just be stressed out but i need some advice cause he off his food ,anything i can maybe tempt him with ,any ideas would be great thankyou

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  2. Argent

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    Poor thing...he doesn't look very well at all. How long have you had him? And where from?
     
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    bulldog200 PetForums VIP

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    I had him for 2 days got him from the rescue side in pets at home ,he had been roughly treated ,but as yet he hasnt eaten
     
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    If you'd bought him I'd tell you to take him to their vets for free treatment, since it was likely he was ill in their 'care' too...not sure about 'adoption' animals :(

    Either way I'd get him to a vet, he doesn't look too great and if he's not eaten, that's even worse, he needs something in his little belly. Try him with a bit of cooled down scrambled egg maybe?
     
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    Yeah i think i going to have to take him ,gonna ring them now thanks
     
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    Good luck, let us know how it goes :) Hope he can be treated.
     
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    I really hope it isnt bad
    i have fallen in love with him already :(
     
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    I got appointment at vets for 2.30 this afternoon so fingers crossed :(
     
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    Oh good luck hun! Bless him! xx
     
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    Thanks guys
    little moses has a cold and a little chest infection ,vet has given him septrin paediatric suspension
    and told me to give him anything that makes him eat .
    I not suprised he was so quite in the pet shop ,they should have really had him checked out ,
    Anyway my vet wont give up on him and neither will we .
    Any ideas on food that might tempt him would be great
    i have bought some baby food and fruit but as for anything else i really not sure what i can give him
     
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    aw im so sorry:( ive got everything crossed for little Moses x
     
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    Poor moses. My old hamsters used to eat pork pie from the fridge (weird I know), cool sausage meat (sausage roll), cooled scrambled egg, and the usual vegies. Dont know if that may help will have everything crossed for him xxxx
     
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    Hey guys ,little moses got thru the night and he seemed a bit brighter this morning when i gave him his meds ,but he still hasnt eaten ,going to see if baby food might work not sure tho ?????
     
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    Awww poor little fella, i hope he feels better soon xxx
     
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    Little moses is getting worse ,getting weaker ,do i syringe feed him now maybe :(:(
     
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    Yes i would! Have you rang the vet again? Poor little fella :(
     
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    yea i did about 20 min ago he siad there was nothing more he could do its going to take a few days for the meds to kick in ,but vet isnt sure he is strong enough to make it .
    i really trying to prove him wrong :(
     
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    :( syringe feeding him baby food or atleast some water might help
     
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    Thankyou
    he doesnt look good at the moment ,getting some baby food now for him but ,it looks like he is on his way out :cryin::cryin:
    but i gonna fight all night if i have to :(:(
     
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    best of luck to you and moses. really hope he pulls through, am thinking of you
     
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