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So, You Want To Get A Ferret, Huh?

You’ve been eyeballing those cute little ferrets for a while now, and now you’ve got the bug, and just have to have one for yourself! Well, I hate to be the one to break the news to you, but there … Continue reading

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Think! Before You Get A Ferret

Many ferrets wind up in ‘foster care’, or neglected and sad. Many owners fall in love with them at the store (what’s not to love?), but then they find that caring for a ferret is a daily reality/chore. Are you … Continue reading

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So, I couldn’t talk you out of a ferret, huh?

So then, where are you going to get your ferret? Yes, you could go down to the local pet store, and pick one up, but seriously, why don’t your look around, and adopt an abandoned one? I purchased my first … Continue reading

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Ferret Foods

Ferrets have no way to break down plant based protein. Do not ever feed them fruits, vegetables, anything with a high sugar content, or any junk food you happen to be eating. Ferrets imprint on foods when they are young. … Continue reading

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A Home Made Ferret Cage

I made my own ferret cage. It’s made out of Grid Wire Modular Cubes, as seen here. We keep two ferrets in it, and it seems comfy enough for them that they usually return to it by themselves when they … Continue reading

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Fun Ferret Facts

The word ‘Ferret’ orginally came from a word meaning ‘thief’. Take that to heart next time you are looking for your car keys, and your ferret is innocently looking at you! Ferrets are related to weasels, wolverines(!), minks, badgers, and … Continue reading

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Medical Ferret Facts

Ferrets are highly susceptible to canine distemper, and may be to feline distemper as well. It is 100% fatal. Ferrets need a yearlydistemper shot that covers both kinds of distemper. Ferrets are also highly susceptibale to rabies, and need an … Continue reading

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Litter Training

When it comes to training a ferret to do almost anything, you need to understand one thing: Ferrets need positive training. They just don’t get most negative training. If your ferret doesn’t already come potty trained, encouragement is the way … Continue reading

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Clipping Nails

Clipping a ferrets nails is best performed by two people. One holds the ferret by the scruff of the neck in one hand, using the other hand to help support the ferrets weight, while the other person gently clips the … Continue reading

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