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Virote

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Green Urine - Saturday, November 22, 2008 1:17 AM
  Is it heartworms, adrenal, or just the results of the bad diet she was on before I got her?  There's a light ring where her tail meets bottom and I'm paranoid that it might be hair loss.  I'm scheduling a vet appointment just in case, but is there anything you can say to ease my mind?  It's not food coloring, both ferrets are on the same diet and it's just one of them.  
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RE: Green Urine - Saturday, November 22, 2008 2:45 AM
I would defiantly take your little one to see your vet as green urine can be a sign of many things in ferrets.... from an infection, heart worms to bilirubin breaking down in the blood.


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RE: Green Urine - Saturday, November 22, 2008 3:59 AM
When you say, "Green" just how green is the urine?

 O__o  I have never heard of urine going green.

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RE: Green Urine - Saturday, November 22, 2008 5:08 PM
Would a bloodtest be enough to determine what it is?  How do they get rid of heartworms?  I put them both on heartworm prevention, Dap for the past five months, the little one for one, though she could have gotten them before she came here.

It's a dark green.  Kinda like the crayon that says foresty.
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RE: Green Urine - Saturday, November 22, 2008 5:47 PM
OMG!  Thats just scary.  I would think a blood test would bring out the results of what it is.

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RE: Green Urine - Sunday, November 23, 2008 1:15 AM
fruit loops!
I know it sounds weird but it could be fruit loops.Zoey had some one time and she pooped and peed blue - green
got a pic?
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RE: Green Urine - Sunday, November 23, 2008 1:44 AM
Its not fruit loops...Virote already posted that it was not food coloring/diet.

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RE: Green Urine - Monday, November 24, 2008 12:27 PM
Has any one heard back about the ferret?
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RE: Green Urine - Monday, November 24, 2008 6:56 PM
My normal vet is backed up till Friday.  I've set the appointment for then, but am going to try and find a second sooner.  Half the time the poop is watery, and I haven't been feeding anything mushy, and the pee is still green.  ><
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RE: Green Urine - Monday, November 24, 2008 7:53 PM
get him to a VET ASAP runny poop and green urine CAN'T be good.
Did you call your vet and tell him the symptoms your ferret is having?
 I would let him know this is an emergency visit not a routine checkup, and that he needs to see your ferret TODAY!!!!
Would he make you wait 4 days if your ferret had a broken bone or was bleeding?
If he can't get you in sooner than Friday I would find a new vet just on principle.
Ferrets can go downhill very fast, waiting for an open appointment is the worst thing you could do for him. If your vet doesn't know this or see it as serious then he is not a very good ferret vet.
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RE: Green Urine - Monday, November 24, 2008 10:24 PM
I'd honestly just go sit in the waiting room for a few hours as a walk in, but there's only one vet qualified to handle ferrets there.  The others will vaccinate them, but they wouldn't know a good lump from a bad lump. They didn't seem to think she was in immedient danger over there because of her playfulness and appetite.
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RE: Green Urine - Monday, November 24, 2008 10:38 PM
But I'm still gonna call around.  :(
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RE: Green Urine - Monday, November 24, 2008 11:28 PM
I'm not sure if I'm being overly paranoid about this ring of light hair...anyway...I figured I'd upload pictures to show the coat change at least.  Her furs thickened and it darkened so quickly.


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RE: Green Urine - Wednesday, November 26, 2008 2:44 PM
i know a ferret ho peed green urine.
that was because hey had a liver problem.
 
this is what owr ferretvet in the netherlands road to her.
I have quote this from my dutch forum
 
Green urine may indeed occur in the ferret. You have since called for the end of March and the opinion was to urinalysis to get things done. It often has to do with bilirubin, a dust which is made by the liver. The post is therefore not surprising that your ferret to the liver was found to have. Tumors of the liver, but rare in ferrets. Liver inflammation and liver cysts even more.
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RE: Green Urine - Friday, November 28, 2008 10:18 PM
I believe I may have an answer for you. Since your ferret suffering is a female (what I assume), her pee usually lands near or on her poo, since her vulva is close to the general exit area. What I think is that its not actually urine. It's actually mucus from her intestinal tract. This site may give you some insight:

http://www.ferret-universe.com/health/ece.asp
http://www.cypresskeep.com/Ferretfiles/ECE.htm
http://www.ferretcentral.org/faq/med/green.html
http://www.miamiferret.org/fhc/ece_symptoms.htm

Hope this helps. Keep us posted.
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RE: Green Urine - Sunday, December 07, 2008 8:27 PM
Two different vets and money out of pocket.  No one can find anything wrong with them and I'm not seeing anymore of it.  I have no idea what it was...but it seems to be gone now.  Thanks for the help.
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RE: Green Urine - Sunday, December 07, 2008 8:56 PM
I'm glad everything is OK - even if your wallet is lighter.  I wonder if he got into something with green food coloring (like a dog treat of some kind?)
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RE: Green Urine - Sunday, December 07, 2008 9:00 PM
Peace of mind is more important than that, yeah.

I honestly have no idea what they could have gotten into.
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RE: Green Urine - Monday, December 08, 2008 12:57 PM

ORIGINAL: Virote

Two different vets and money out of pocket.  No one can find anything wrong with them and I'm not seeing anymore of it.  I have no idea what it was...but it seems to be gone now.  Thanks for the help.

 
what tests heave they done??

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