10 Ferret Myths And Conceptions

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Ferrets make awesome pets, but one of the things holding them back is various myths about these furry cuties. These myths range from that they are stinky biters to that they carry rabies and so many other falsehoods labeled on these guys. Nevertheless, in this post, we debunk ten of those myths and misconceptions many …

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Ways On How You Can Create A Bond With Your Ferret

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Ferrets have a lot of natural curiosity. You can’t just lock one in a cage and leave it alone—they’ll chew the bars and wires to pieces. Over time, you’ll learn to manage your ferret’s energy and you’ll get better at handling your little buddy, but in the meantime, there are a few things you can …

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How To Train Your Ferret To Walk On A Leash

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First of all, you need to know that some ferrets like leash walking while others don’t. Some will resist at first, but over time they learn to like it. The best way to find out if your ferret enjoys walking on a leash is to try it. If your ferret doesn’t want it, that’s okay; do …

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Pros And Cons Of Owning A Ferret

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Ferrets are intelligent and entertaining animals, which makes it very easy to fall in love with them. Like most pets, however, it is not wise to pick them up without first carefully considering whether you really can care for them.  There are pros and cons to owning a ferret, so make sure to consider them …

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Problems With Keeping Ferrets As Pets

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Ferrets are small domestic animals whose name is derived from a Latin word that means “Little thief.” This animal is known for its smartness and inquisitive nature. The animals have some exceptional features and unique needs that require your attention in order to keep them safe and healthy. Why Keeping Ferrets as Pets? Keeping ferrets …

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How To Keep A Single Ferret Happy

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There is a huge difference between living and existing in this world. This statement is true for ferrets the same way it applies to people. Lots of people know the source of their happiness and are free to go for these things. Ferrets don’t have the same freedom as people to chase their happiness.  They …

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How Often Do Ferrets Poop?

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Ferrets are small mammals with big personalities. As domesticated pets, ferrets have become quite popular, and for many people, they are the ideal pet—they’re affectionate, playful, and extremely intelligent. In fact, ferrets have been domesticated for more than 2,000 years! Ferrets are also known as the “silent hunter”, because they are able to enter their …

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When And Where Do Ferrets Sleep?

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Most days in the life of a ferret consist of long sleep hours. Ferrets spend at least 16 hours sleep. However, these hours are not spent sleeping straight. They have awake periods.  Those periods are in a comparable schedule daily; there are about 6 hours of sleep and about an hour of playtime. The ideal …

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7 Best Ferret Cages 2021

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There’s no doubt that ferrets make fantastic pets. According to the American Ferret Association, they’re the third most popular pet in the country. However, owning a ferret is hard work and requires a lot of maintenance and attention. As a result, finding the right ferret cage that provides your ferret with enough space and comfort …

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When Do Ferrets Reach Full Size

when do ferrets reach full size

Ferrets are a domesticated animal that is cousins to the weasel family. Ferrets have a rapid growth rate, reaching full size in just a few months. Ferrets mature from weaning to sexual maturity in about 3-4 months. As mentioned above they reach their full size in appx. 4 months. Male ferrets (hobs – intact male) …

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