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Old 03-19-2020, 06:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok, so, I don’t know where to actually put this, but Igor has always been an enjoyer of ‘boy time’.
This fact alone hasn’t ever really bothered me, but he has started to get...‘messier’.

Recently I’ve found a pretty decently sized clump of boy juice on his front leg. And a smaller clump on his other one. I tried cleaning it off, but he wasn’t cooperative. I then had to revert to cutting it off carefully. Didn’t get everything off tho.

I used a cloth that was wet with warm water to try and get it off.
When I went to pick him up, I felt there was also a clump on his chest. This one I wasn’t able to clean at all. If I went under to try, he’d puff up, and if I picked him up and held him on his back, he’d ball up.

I just noticed there are more blotches and clumps on his stomach and chest area. Does anyone have any tips on how to clean these clumps in difficult spots without having to actually bath him?
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Old 03-21-2020, 10:26 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Try coconut oil. A few months ago, one of my rabbits had a small abscess on his chin; it burst, and rabbits have a very, very thick pus compared to other species. It was all over his fur - but i didnt have to cut any off, because rubbing some coconut oil worked a treat for teasing it out.
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Alright, thank you! Just rubbing or washing it off too?
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Old 03-23-2020, 01:17 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Mine does the same thing! I normally try to use a warm cloth as well, but it only ever seems to come off in baths. But of course I only bathe him every month or two, when he needs it. I will try coconut oil as well, thank you!
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Old 03-23-2020, 01:33 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Just use a small amount of Coconut oil and try tease it out; you shouldnt need to wash it off at all. I always use it on my hedgehogs ears too to prevent them from drying out/getting crusty - works a treat!
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