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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Bobs Chicken Gravy Preparation Tips

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Set aside a few hours the first time you create Bob’s, Chicken Gravy. It is much more pleasant not to be terribly rushed while figuring out things. If the stuff becomes too thick from the blender, the blades are only whirling around beneath the chicken (you’ll hear it if it happens), add some water into … Read more

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) … Read more

Why Do Ferrets Smell

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The first thing you need to know about keeping ferrets as pets is that yes, they smell. Ferrets are not particularly smelly creatures, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have a scent. Like any small animal, they produce an odor that is a natural musky scent. A ferret smells because they have scent glands that … Read more

Why Are Ferrets So Flexible

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The name ferret comes from the Latin furittus, meaning “little thief.”  The name was well deserved: these small animals are prolific hunters and will create a short-lived empire out of any damp, dark place they can find. They are furry, cute pets and are popular because of their playfulness. And what makes them pretty unique … Read more

Do Ferrets Love Their Owners?

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Ferrets are playful, loving, and energetic little critters who can make adorable pets for the right person.  But do they like their owners?  Do they care whether or not you’re there?  This is a complicated question that cannot be answered with a single, simple yes or no. After all, ferrets are very social animals, and … Read more