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Just had the rabbit PTS [sad]

11 replies

seeker · 12/09/2011 12:44

she was vaccinated, had mosquito nets over her hutch had her hutch disinfected every week, but she still got mixi. Sad, the vet said he's seen more than usual over the past few weeks, so make sure you all take all the precautions you can.

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KRICRI · 12/09/2011 15:22

I'm so sorry to hear about this. It must have been awful for you both. It is such an awful disease.

Joolyjoolyjoo · 12/09/2011 15:24

Oh no. Sad It's such a horrible disease. At least you know you did everything you possibly could to prevent it. Whereabouts are you?

seeker · 12/09/2011 19:23

We're in Kent- sittingbourne ish. So if you're in the same area be aware.

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Tenebrist · 12/09/2011 19:39

Blimey that's so sad. I had no idea the little furballs could get it even when they're vaccinated.

seeker · 12/09/2011 21:16

It's scary. Apparently it can be wind borne, and we've had alot of wind round here recently. There are loads of wild rabbits round where we live- she could have got it from them.

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seeker · 12/09/2011 21:17

The vet said the vaccination is only about 75% effective.

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mymumdom · 12/09/2011 21:22

I'm sorry to hear this seeker but not surprised.We've got a lot of wild bunnies in Middlesex with it. Usually if they are vaccinated it gives them a fighting chance. Without the vaccine, they have none.

hellymelly · 12/09/2011 21:34

How sad,I am sorry. I had heard it was on the increase again,I wonder why? It is such a horrible disease.

onepieceofcremeegg · 12/09/2011 21:39

Sorry to hear this seeker, how sad.
Hope you can take a little bit of comfort in the fact you took every precaution you could.

GypsyMoth · 19/09/2011 17:55

Ours had it too, just had him pts. Got another one to watch out for as wellSad

We are right next to the fields, vet said the humid weather has a bit to do with it too, he's sadly seen a fair bit over last few weeks

Such a lovely little rabbit he was

bibbitybobbityhat · 19/09/2011 17:59

Sorry to hear this sad news Seeker and ILT Sad Sad. Perhaps your rabbits will meet up in bunny heaven?

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