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Emergency diet


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Posted by Brian-SFCRC on May 04, 2003 at 18:42:35:

In Reply to: Emergency diet posted by J-Cal on May 04, 2003 at 08:47:12:


SOUTHERN FLORIDA CORUCIA RESEARCH CENTER (SFCRC)

Hey Justin,

Kisha's suggestion is fine. I personally wouldn't go with the pedialite myself. Otherwise Pothos, major dark leafy greens (Not Spinach of course, -Sorry POPEYE!) Green beans, yellow squash,etc. If you are ever in a force-feed situation with a PTS with the classic Tresplod hip sign, Let me know and I can advise. Otherwise, continue with routine vet checks as a backup.

Thank you for the complements, Justin. I Basically just like helping others.

Let me know If I can be of further assistance.

Sincerely,
Brian
SFCRC

Mine is eating greens and most fruits on its own without problems so maybe i just need to wait it out on this better diet. It has a nice round pear shaped belly, but I can still see its pelvic bones. it started to shed for the first time this morning, but a great deal is stuck on its toes. time for some extra humidity and skin peeling session. :)
:Justin





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