Rabbit poisoned with fertilizer! Will she survive? UPDATED!!!

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  1. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

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    After a quick trip to the vet, she is now unconscious on Valium and we are waiting the outcome. Flemish giant, she ate grass seed w/ fertilizer. Anyone know or experienced this?
    [​IMG] <------me
     
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  2. jjthink

    jjthink Overrun With Chickens

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    I haven't experience with this but just wanted to send my very best wishes for your bunny's full recovery [​IMG]
    JJ
     
  3. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thank you. She is the biggest, sweetest bunny I have ever seen. She is just like a big lap dog. She loves to be loved. I don't know what I'll do if I lose her.......[​IMG]
     
  4. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

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    Best Wises ! I wonder if they can do one of those stomach pumps, or a laxative or something.

    Goodluck ! [​IMG]
     
  5. punk-a-doodle

    punk-a-doodle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I always make sure my grass isn't treated with anything before I let my pets out, but I never would have even thought about fertilizer. Thank you so much for posting this as it is a good warning too. I am terribly sorry to hear about your bun. A big bunny like a Flemish really has such a huge presence, and I hear they are very much like having a dog around the house. I am so sorry this happened, and for what you must be feeling right now. I really hope she pulls through. [​IMG]
     
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  6. windtryst

    windtryst Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So sad, I am wishing the very best for your bun...talk to her and be near her I pray that she hears you and comes around.
    I have a Flemmie & I would be so sad if anything happened.
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  7. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Oh gosh, I really hope she is ok!!!!
     
  8. maple

    maple Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] poor bun bun...hope she pulls through. [​IMG]
     
  9. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She survived the night (I was extremely skeptical). She is unstable but way better. She has a head tilt and nystagmus. She ate celery and lettuce and drank. I suppose time will tell but I feel good that she will improve with time. I found a few articles and have been doing the suggested treatments for optimal recovery. Thanks for all the kind words. She is very dear to me.


    http://www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&A=485&S=1&SourceID=43
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    is a great article regarding "Head tilt". It has many causes one of which is poisoning or toxicity.
     
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  10. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    This is SUCH good news. I am very relieved, you certainly don't need that right now.
     

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