Rocky Fell And Hit His Head

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Rocky Fell And Hit His Head

Postby lucy10177 » Tue Aug 23, 2011 8:39 am

last night rocky was playing with me and when he jumped off me he hit the floor pretty hard and i think he hit his head. he just layed on his side with his legs jerking! I scooped him up and just held him in my hands next to my body for quite a while 10mins or so, and he finally got his senses back and started running around again like normal. He was fine this am as he was on the cage waiting on his pecan when i got up. Does this sound like a seizure from the fall or did he just knock himself silly?
I'm really glad he's ok!! Scarred me to death!!!!!
thanks,
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Re: Rocky Fell And Hit His Head

Postby NuttyNelly » Tue Aug 23, 2011 9:36 am

Oh...gosh oh scarey! I am gald he is okay!

I am sure someone will be around to share their view on the situation!
HOF to a sweet baby boy!
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Re: Rocky Fell And Hit His Head

Postby lucy10177 » Wed Aug 24, 2011 3:38 pm

Ty and he seems to be just fine!! Thank God!! I don't see many people on here anymore like i used to.

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Re: Rocky Fell And Hit His Head

Postby Joan » Wed Aug 24, 2011 5:06 pm

Sounds like he knocked himself silly. Check his pupils and make sure they are equal in size. If he acts his usual self with no "seizures" in the future, I wouldn't worry.
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Re: Rocky Fell And Hit His Head

Postby lucy10177 » Wed Aug 24, 2011 5:49 pm

Thanks Joan and he still seems to be fine. Although, Gary said he was acting a little funny just before he jumped off of me but, i will be keeping a close eye on him for a while. Is the pupils something i should have checked right after this happened or now?

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Re: Rocky Fell And Hit His Head

Postby Joan » Thu Aug 25, 2011 6:06 pm

lucy10177 wrote:Thanks Joan and he still seems to be fine.

My Chuck once jumped into the "other flyer" in the mirror. :twisted:

lucy10177 wrote:Is the pupils something i should have checked right after this happened or now?

Both. If no change by now, it's fine. Unequil pupils can indicate a bleed in the head.
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Re: Rocky Fell And Hit His Head

Postby lucy10177 » Fri Sep 02, 2011 9:14 am

Thanks again Joan!! He has been fine ever since his fall!! Thank God!! No sign of pupil problem! :multi:

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Re: Rocky Fell And Hit His Head

Postby Joan » Fri Sep 02, 2011 1:42 pm

They really are tough little critters. :D
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