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Kelly Furgason
5 years ago

HI Matilda,Why do your think your gerbil has plastic poinsoning? ALL rodents chew plastic if it’s in the cage, Most of them are not eating or ingesting it, just chewing on it. Is your gerbil active at night, eating well? , urinating (although gerbils do not urinate as often as other rodents), drinking (again, gerbils tend to not drink as much as other rodents)….If your gerbil is eating well, and having normal stool, I wouldn’t be concerned. When in doubt, give a call to your vet. Make sure to provide lots of twigs (non toxic) or wood chews (they sell… Read more »

Kelly Furgason
5 years ago

If his stool isn’t a uniform pellet or if he’s not eating, you should take him to a vet to determine if anything was ingested.