24 October 2015
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After the vet visit, our overriding concern was for Bezukhov to 1) not lose more weight, & 2) put weight on.
Bezukhov not looking well
On our return, Bezukhov ate a reasonable amount in the Manor that evening. The next morning he barely touched his food & worryingly, neither did Phineas. I held up food to them but they just did not want it. I suspected that Phinny was now picking up on Bezukhov’s stress, hence his loss of appetite too. Though they had started eating seed in the new cage (as well as the Manor) the previous day, I made the executive decision to remove the new cage & reinstate the Ferplast (originally replaced due to the medication problems). I hoped the chopping & changing would not set them back further. I began the eating log primarily for Bezukhov but obviously keeping an eye on Phineas to note unusual behaviour.
Wednesday, 21st October 2015
Barely ate in the morning. Moved new cage out & Ferplast back around 13:30.
Tried to vomit but nothing came out.
Thursday, 22nd October 2015
Throughout the day I checked to see if he would eat vegetables. He had a tiny bit of carrot, some apple & broccoli. He did not want cucumber.
Threw up a bit of apple on window perch.
Another two vomiting episodes although nothing was thrown up. He attempted to carry on eating through the 2nd one.
Poop note: I only noticed 3 solid-ish poops from Bezukhov during the day but overnight poops 22nd/23rd were much better.
Bezukhov & Phineas sleeping during the day
Apple on window
Another Bezukhov poop
Friday, 23rd October 2015
Overnight poops 22nd/23rd looking better
Every-other-morning medication at 12:00, though started the chase around 11:30.
- 13:40 (very small amount)
- 15:00 (pellets)
22 December 2013
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As mentioned in my previous post on Thomas’s ongoing health issues, Mr Exotic Vet suggested feeding him “orange fruits”. Despite the extensive array of foods that Thomas tried in the Vegducating Thomas series, there was only one fruit included, apple. And that is not orange. In fact, the Toyboys & Phineas have never been offered an orange-coloured fruit either. The situation had to be remedied.
Enter a peach!
Thumbs up, or rather wings up, from all boys!
Cagney eating peach
Phineas eating peach
Bezukhov eating peach
Thomas eating peach
Bezukhov & Phineas sharing peach
From the above photos I think you will agree that all the boys are “pretty as a peach”. 🙂