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    Thank you for these links JJ I was aware of...

    Thank you for these links JJ
    I was aware of these possible effects of a long term high dose of saccharin in humans.
    I would like to make the following points from the press & forum articles....
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    Thank you MM I've looked up the metabolism of...

    Thank you MM I've looked up the metabolism of saccharine. It is a synthetic chemical not found in nature. At no point in its metabolism in man or rat is it converted to glucose or a substance similar...
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    I know of some people who have used both together...

    I know of some people who have used both together a few mins apart.

    I found an old video on You tube of 3-4 secs of a cotton tail rabbit running in slow motion. (Turn the sound off!!! start at...
  4. :wave:Hi MM you are absolutely right. Middle ear...

    :wave:Hi MM you are absolutely right. Middle ear infections always involve bone. They can go quiescent with a normal course of Abx but erupt again at a later point especially with a slight dip in the...
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    I agree with Tonibun that this is an abnormally...

    I agree with Tonibun that this is an abnormally high urine output. Even more so, as it is a change from normal & he isn't himself.
    Another option for you is to phone the vet now. Start with the...
  6. Hi:wave: I'm so sorry That Bailey is head...

    Hi:wave: I'm so sorry That Bailey is head bobbing.
    I agree fully with MM that we must be 101% sure that there is no type of infection going on here. I also completely trust her experience to comment...
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    Not silly at all. Bless you. It's rarely used for...

    Not silly at all. Bless you. It's rarely used for babies these days.
    Gripe water is the very old fashioned way to treat babies with painful "wind"/ infantile colick, if they haven't been "burped"...
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    Those are interesting points Greengage. I think...

    Those are interesting points Greengage. I think that the rise in blood sugar mainly applies to complete obstruction which may not be seen on plain XR & is a result of very severe pain. It is truely...
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    Tunnels are an excellent idea as long as they are...

    Tunnels are an excellent idea as long as they are quite wide, but I could manage by adapting the furniture a bit.
    3 seater settee a few inches from the wall made a good run to the door (escape from...
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    My pleasure.:D I add that much of the knowledge...

    My pleasure.:D I add that much of the knowledge was gained from a group of us, most have now left RU. We had a personal "war on stasis"!
    Yes, laminate is very hard on them, their furry feet slip...
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    :wave: Hi loobers25 (I agree that the patch on...

    :wave: Hi loobers25
    (I agree that the patch on the neck looks like a reaction to immunisation or even another type of injection.)
    1st Many of us know how incredibly stressful it is for the carer...
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    :lol: You may have posted those "delightful"...

    :lol: You may have posted those "delightful" photos before & I just missed them. There was a sticky of a gallery of Thumper's poohs once (photobucket stopped being free) Every type, except normal!!...
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    :wave: Afternoon / evening Mighty Max. I couldn't...

    :wave: Afternoon / evening Mighty Max. I couldn't agree with you more.:)
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    It's lovely to hear from you again & how he's...

    It's lovely to hear from you again & how he's getting on.
    I think that it's best to stick to the same thread for the same illness. We can look back & remind ourselves what has happened before,...
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    I agree with MM this is a good idea to improve...

    I agree with MM this is a good idea to improve his weight particularly muscles.
    As an outside thought I have wondered whether it's possible to increase food "through put", & caecal emptying so he...
  16. Hopeall went well for beautiful doughnut & she...

    Hopeall went well for beautiful doughnut & she has made a speedy recovery.
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    Could someone more used to Rex rabbits please...

    Could someone more used to Rex rabbits please answer Graciee? Mine were very thick coated, & had to be weighed on scales to assess weight loss.
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    Got it in one! It's very good to be cautious...

    Got it in one! It's very good to be cautious about forage & we used to encourage this. Sometimes people would post photos for I D. When we started, we liked 2 experienced foragers to independantly I...
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    I'll try not to pressure you but to give you more...

    I'll try not to pressure you but to give you more confidence I can't see how you could get it wrong. Not all bushes have sloes on but this changes from year to year. When they blossom in roughly...
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    I empathise with this problem. My experience of...

    I empathise with this problem. My experience of Avipro plus with Thumper was that it was ineffective, although he had a big dysbiosis problem. (Caecum packed up completely for 10 months)
    I've been...
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    MM Thank you for your very kind comments &...

    MM Thank you for your very kind comments & especially for reminding me to explain why I suggested trying lignin - bare twigs.
    I was hoping that if the lignin were to improve GI motility a bit,...
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    Thank you for your reply & explaining the...

    Thank you for your reply & explaining the situation to me.
    Atticus really is a stunner. :love:

    :oops: Please forgive me, (I'm out of practice thinking rabbit GI system) The poohs make sense now,...
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    Hi Gracie. I'm so sorry to hear that Atticus is...

    Hi Gracie. I'm so sorry to hear that Atticus is having such difficult problems.
    His GI tract is behaving very differently from Thumper, who was thought to have megacolon by Great Weatern referals...
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    I'm with everyone else that you have done...

    I'm with everyone else that you have done amazingly well.:D
    If your dentist wants to increase wear on the tooth, hold back on the dried forage for now. Improving the efficacy of ABx is all about...
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    Thanks for letting us know. I agree that toe...

    Thanks for letting us know. I agree that toe sounds right.
    Happy new year to you & your rabbits.
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