Hi I was hoping someone out there could help me please. I have a beautiful shaver/banti cross who developed what I diagnosed as a 'sticky vent' about 8 months ago. I faithfully followed the advice that BYC gave & she recovered. About 4 weeks ago it returned, well I think that it was the same disorder, I isolated her, gave her the Epsom salt baths, but she refused to eat the yoghurt with wheat germ & the apple cider vinegar as she did previously. After 5 days I took her to the vet (together with the name of the anti-biotic that BYC advised could help) unfortunately this anti-biotic isn't available in New Zealand but she was given another course which lasted about 5 days. She improved for maybe 3 days & since then she's been on the decline. She won't eat anything except live bugs/grubs/wetas etc. I have been basically force feeding her 3/5 times a day with yoghurt, a probiotic and/or tinned baby food. She's very thin & has had continuous diahorrea during all this time. I'm just so upset please could someone have an idea what I can do to help her? It's my Christmas wish. She's 2 years old.