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    Default Re: Advice needed on paralysed baby squirrel

    Liquid Ionic Vitamin B-12 with trace minerals.

    This B-12 methylcobalamin vitamin source lends support to animals in pain and stress from nerve and joint injuries.

    https://www.amazon.com/Trace-Mineral.../dp/B01MCYXPDB

    One needle drop from a 1cc (ml) needle syringe daily; dosage noted for this source only.

    https://thesquirrelboard.com/forums/...10#post1288010

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    Default Re: Advice needed on paralysed baby squirrel

    Quote Originally Posted by Diggie's Friend View Post
    Have you tried adding a single tiny drop of 100 % organic maple syrup?

    or organic Vanilla extract?

    https://www.amazon.com/Simply-Organi.../dp/B00I6CV8FK
    For What????
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    Licensed NY Wildlife Rehabilitator

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    As for the formula, try adding some Honey to the mix and see if that entices him.
    This is an alternative source for honey as you noted to add to the formula to entice him to drink it.

    One tiny drop of organic Maple syrup.

    One tiny drop of this source of organic Vanilla extract, with a trace of (0.5 %) organic ethanol, may improve the aroma and flavor of the formula.

    All three sources support the better absorption of calcium and lower its loss if the amount of sugar added is minimal.

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    https://www.researchgate.net/profile...ication_detail

    The squirrel is a Persian Pine squirrel (Sciurus anomalus) native to the region. Scroll down to see Figure 8 photo (page 131)

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    Default Re: Advice needed on paralysed baby squirrel

    Hello

    Update on his health: he has started to walk again, and he is improving, and he has started to drink formula himself although he still doesn't let me feed him, but it's a relief to me as he gets it at least, even though it may not be an adequate amount,

    Thank you to all those who replied to my post and helped me a lot!

    I will try to upload a video to show you how he is,

    Mani

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    You should consider bathing him up to his chest, in lukewarm water, as the urine will scald his skin.

    Have the room warmed up, the towels ready, one to dry him very gently, and a light blanket (fleece) to cover him up in in the container you presently house him in. A heating pad set on low, placed beneath one end of the container, will allow him to move onto and off of the warm spot.

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