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Old August 23rd, 2009, 12:05 AM
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CPR on Hamster

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I meant to post this when this happened 4 months ago...My b/f was watching TV and heard a strange noise coming from Patches our dwarf hamster. He went to check him and noticed he had trouble breathing He actually did CPR (mouth to nose)on him by breathing gently into his nose and he survived...we brought him to the vet the next day and they put him on oxygen..it turned out he had a abscess in his mouth he is OK now...
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Old August 23rd, 2009, 12:10 PM
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Wow! Thats amazing because so many people wouldnt have done anything! Especially a vet visit! Im glad your hamster is doing good now!
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Old August 23rd, 2009, 03:51 PM
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We have always taken our rodents to the vets...We once paid $150 for a tumor removed from our little dwarf hamster Cha Cha..
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Old August 24th, 2009, 06:51 PM
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I Always took my mice to the vet.. And once I had 23 at one time :O.. Big High five and Thank you to your BF from me
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I used to have alot of hamsters when i was a kid, but then (80's) the vets didnt really want to do anything with rodents, they were throw aways. :sad:
I am glad things have changed. I miss having hamsters.
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Old September 4th, 2009, 02:26 PM
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I'm so glad about the happy ending for your hamster! What a cutie too!
Our vet was great when we took our gerbils in. He knew what he was talking about and gave us good medical and emotional support. The gerbils lived to be 4 years old.
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