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      Amethyst replied to the thread Possibly Hurt?.
      Sounds like he may have hurt himself, it might be worth getting a vet check, it doesn't sound like an emergency so just when you can get...
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      They may not have the best vision but they do have a good sense of smell so they definitely know who is and isn't their family, a lot of...
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      Amethyst replied to the thread Won’t eat her hay.
      They can have hibiscus, but they need to be fully dried, like they would be if sold for making tea, as well as 100% organic. If the ones...
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      Amethyst replied to the thread Won’t eat her hay.
      The ones I mentioned already... Oxbow Essentials, Mazuri, and Science Selective are the recommended chinchilla foods (Oxbow Essentials...
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      Amethyst replied to the thread Won’t eat her hay.
      Ohh, ok you are feeding her junk food that is why she prefers it over eating hay, lol, that would definitely explain it. The food is...
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      Amethyst replied to the thread Won’t eat her hay.
      I would not stop giving hay. Although pellets have hay in them, so they are getting some fiber that way (but not as much as straight hay...
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      Amethyst replied to the thread Not Drinking - gas.
      Critical care is a good idea, you can get more water in him along with food. In the mean time you can even crush up some pellets and mix...
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      I would hold off on whisker trimming unless it's needed with a dominance issue. They do use their whiskers like cats do to help navigate...
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      Amethyst replied to the thread Not Drinking - gas.
      I'm kind of at a loss unfortunately, maybe just keep trying to offer him water while you are awake. Also you can try rubbing his belly...
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      Amethyst replied to the thread Gas Drops - pee colour?.
      I've never had to give gas drops so I don't know for sure, but I doubt it. All the gas drops do it break up any gas bubbles so they can...
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      Amethyst replied to the thread Bloat?.
      Since he is still moving and pooping I would try the gas drops first, see if that helps. If the gas drops don't help after a couple...
    • Amethyst
      Is there still stuff coming out? My first guess would be pyometra (uterine infection), especially since you say you also saw green too...
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      I had all kinds of rodents growing up, pretty much everything you can get from a pet store (mice, rats, hamsters, guinea pigs, gerbils)...
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      Amethyst replied to the thread Balding is expanding? Again.
      Since it's ongoing and getting bigger I would get it checked out by the vet just to rule out a medical issue. Aside from fungal...
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      I would have her teeth checked at the vet, you can't really see the back teeth without a scope. Since she is still eating and not...
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