If you can not give sq fluids the next best thing would be the electrolytes. Find somethin with atleast trace amounts of iron in it. We used Gaterade (Ozzy LOVED the orange flavored one). At first we had him drinkin it from a bottle but then he graduated to a bowl. Make sure you are diluteing the gaterade with water half and half. So half water, half gaterade. And make sur ethe gaterade is room tempurate. Give him as much as he wants every hour. Even if you have to refill the bowl a million times. He will drink what he needs and will pee out the rest. Also continue the iron tablets (we got the ones for people and were giving 3 tablets twice daily) and vit B (we did 2 tablets twice daily). Im not sure what you can do for muscle atrophy. Keep workin with those legs. I learned in biology today (LOL!) that dehydration can cause the cells in the muscle tissue to shrivel up causing an inability to bend or move his legs. If you can rehydrate him, there is a chance you can save his legs and he will regain the use of them. His body is making cells all the time, millions per second, dividing and dividing and dividing. There is still hope. Saving Ozzy took a lot of time and patience. He slept in the house with me and I got up ever hour through the night to make sure he got his electrolytes. THis was over spring break so I was home from school and didnt go anywhere I didnt have to so that he would get his electrolytes on time. Keep tryin, for the longest time we didnt see any improvement then about a week and a half in, he started bouncing back and gettin his color back. And now he's absolutely gorgeouse! I did a little write-up type thing after it happened so that I would know exactly how it went down and exactly how long it took for him to recover, I will have my mom email it to me so that I can share with you. Please please please dont give up. Best of Luck!!!! Chelsi PS: I will try harder to check this thread everyday. Got a little caught up in things the past few days lol.