View Full Version : advice please #21 need vibes for penelope

14-09-2013, 10:26 AM
First bruce. now penelopes not eating. Mums rushed her to the vets. Its 5am here just sitting waiting to hear any news :$

14-09-2013, 10:32 AM
Oh no :( lots of vibes for Penelope, let us know when you hear something xxxxx

14-09-2013, 10:37 AM
U/d her stomach is empty. Shes been given an injection and some food to be syringe fed. Wish I was there

14-09-2013, 10:50 AM
We don't think it's going to be a good day

14-09-2013, 11:04 AM
Oh gosh I am so sorry, I really hope she is ok.
I feel so sorry for you it must be terrible being so far away xx

Sam and Truffs
14-09-2013, 11:05 AM
Yes I really feel for you and your poor mum. :(
Vibes being sent for Penelope.

14-09-2013, 11:14 AM
Wish I was home

14-09-2013, 11:30 AM
Oh no :cry:

I am wondering if coccidiosis may be an issue. It can effect both the gastrointestinal tract and the liver. Given the findings of Bruce's PM I would ask your Mum to question the Vet about this possibility. The Vet may think that treating all your remaining Rabbits as a precaution might be a good idea.

I really hope Penelope will recover xx

Captain Helen
14-09-2013, 11:34 AM
I was going to mention coccidiosis too. I'm so sorry this is happening, especially when you're so far away :cry: Sending lots of vibes for Penelope xx

14-09-2013, 12:25 PM
:( sending mega vibes for Penelope

14-09-2013, 01:02 PM
Sorry bruce was kidneys I got it wrong. Penelope is eating from the Syringe. Still here.
Shes never been next to bruce

She has to be fed every hour :(

14-09-2013, 01:10 PM
Mum had her at vets earlier in the week for a red eye. She got eye drops and its cleared up

Could it be connected?

14-09-2013, 01:12 PM
So sorry, sending vibes for Penelope xxx

14-09-2013, 01:30 PM
She is drinking and eating the syringe food fine

14-09-2013, 02:14 PM
We have poos!! Now just to start eating yourself little girl

Sam and Truffs
14-09-2013, 02:55 PM
Good news! :thumb: Come on Penelope, you can do it.

14-09-2013, 02:57 PM
Pleased you've seen poops! Hopefully she will pick up now, lots of hugs and vibes.

14-09-2013, 03:00 PM
Poor mother is never bunny sitting again haha

14-09-2013, 03:03 PM
I think people without bunnies don't realise how stressful it can be owning one. I used to have a cat, it was so much easier but don't tell Doughnut that!

14-09-2013, 03:09 PM
Good news :)

Yeah your mum is now due a holiday I think xxx

14-09-2013, 09:40 PM
Shes still eating from the syringe. When should we expect to see her eating herself again. Mum doesnt think she'll make it

14-09-2013, 09:42 PM
Sending lots of vibes for little Penelope xxx

14-09-2013, 11:05 PM
Vibes for Penelope.

15-09-2013, 02:23 AM
Not gonna sleep well tonight :(

15-09-2013, 02:33 AM
Sending lots and lots of vibes for Penelope, I do hope she will be ok xx

15-09-2013, 02:37 AM
Does anyone know when to expect her to start eating. Shes been syringe fed all day

15-09-2013, 02:48 AM
Does anyone know when to expect her to start eating. Shes been syringe fed all day

It can take sometimes 2-3 days for a bun in stasis to start eating on their own again.

If I remember rightly from when Flopsy had stasis back in Feb this year, We were syringe feeding him for a long while before he eventually started eating on his own again. I can't exactly remember the time scale but it seemed liked forever. Fortunately he pulled through :D.

It's a good idea to offer lots of her favourite noms so hopefully something will tempt her back into eating again - Lots of fibre is key.

Hopefully somebody else with a lot more knowledge and experience with Stasis buns will come along.

My flopsy was admitted the first 2-3 days he was in stasis. This may be something your mum could consider, however In Flopsy's case I think he did better once he was back home in his own environment.

I assume she has Metoclopramide (Emeprid) ?