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Old 03-06-2011, 05:47 AM   #1
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So I went to check on my buns today and someone broke into my shed, and tied up my NZ buck Reebok's feet together like hogtied and he was stuck there with his feet drenched in urine. I am so infuriated right now you can't even believe. I put a lock on my shed door with a key lock. But there's no way he could have done this himself. It was knotted, like tied. I got the rope off and he's hopping around but his back (left I think) foot is swollen SO HUGE! I can't even believe there was someone out there who broke into ym shed and did this to ym poor animal. I borught Reebok inside but he's back outside in the shed in his cage right now. How do I treat a swollen foot. Please don't lecture about anything, I feel bad enough as it is, and I am SOOO mad!



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Old 03-06-2011, 05:52 AM   #2
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I would put some ice on it for a few minutes at a time and see if the swelling goes down. He is probably in pain, do you have pain meds? If not I would get some metacam or buprenex, and give him some that is correct for his size and weight. I am not sure if heat will help or not.



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My mom suggested witchazel but I didn't use it because I didn't know if I could use that on his feet. Any idea?

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No idea about witchazel. Maybe someone will come along that knows about it.

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Thanks, and by pain meds waht do you mean? I can't go to the vets right now because it's 1 am.

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Old 03-06-2011, 06:04 AM   #6
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Metacam, Buprenex are pain meds that I have posted in my first post on this thread. Natural ways to kill pain would be to put an ice pack on his foot for a few minutes, as long as he can tolerate the cold. When you can get to the vet then I would take him in and have it checked and probably get some pain meds.

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Old 03-06-2011, 06:09 AM   #7
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Okay thanks, I swear when I find the person who did this I'll ring their neck

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I understand completely. If anything like this happened with my two rabbits I would be hun ting the person down for sure. I hope things get better for Reebok.

Get well soon Reebok!

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how long was the circulation cut off from his foot?..how long ago did u check on them?.. rub his foot and leg for now ,,try and get circulation moving in it again...

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That's his feet yesterday. He's normally snow whire and there was poop stuck to his back legs too. I am so disgusted in teh human race right now.


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