chameleon sick need help ASAP!!!!!!

tjluke11

New Member
New to site but intros can wait. Ive had my chameleon for a little over a year. this past week she has been acting weird.....sleeping on low levels even the ground, very weak, barely eats. then today I noticed some poop was stuck in her butt, I took a closer look and she has worm looking parasites crawling around in it. I'm really scared for her and she is dying as I'm typing this. I laid het down on paper towels under her light and she just lays still on her side.....please help unless its too late I hate seeing her like this.
 

Solid Snake

Avid Member
Keep her warm for now, but not too warm.

Please fill this out.

Chameleon Info:
  • Your Chameleon - The species, sex, and age of your chameleon. How long has it been in your care?
  • Handling - How often do you handle your chameleon?
  • Feeding - What are you feeding your cham? What amount? What is the schedule? How are you gut-loading your feeders?
  • Supplements - What brand and type of calcium and vitamin products are you dusting your feeders with and what is the schedule?
  • Watering - What kind of watering technique do you use? How often and how long to you mist? Do you see your chameleon drinking?
  • Fecal Description - Briefly note colors and consistency from recent droppings. Has this chameleon ever been tested for parasites?
  • History - Any previous information about your cham that might be useful to others when trying to help you.

Cage Info:
  • Cage Type - Describe your cage (Glass, Screen, Combo?) What are the dimensions?
  • Lighting - What brand, model, and types of lighting are you using? What is your daily lighting schedule?
  • Temperature - What temp range have you created (cage floor to basking spot)? Lowest overnight temp? How do you measure these temps?
  • Humidity - What are your humidity levels? How are you creating and maintaining these levels? What do you use to measure humidity?
  • Plants - Are you using live plants? If so, what kind?
  • Placement - Where is your cage located? Is it near any fans, air vents, or high traffic areas? At what height is the top of the cage relative to your room floor?
  • Location - Where are you geographically located?

Current Problem - The current problem you are concerned about.


Pictures are helpful

Welcome to the forum, sorry its under these circumstances.
 

Dgood

Established Member
Before you fill out the questions above, I would call and make an appointment to see a vet. Were not going to be able to save your Cham we can only give advice, hopefully you can see a vet before it's too late:(
 
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