Do ferrets make good pets? Being a ferret owner this is a question I have been asked many times. The answer is yes, ferrets make wonderful pets. Unfortunately not all people are cut out to be ferret owners. Owning a ferret is not like owning a hampster. They may be small but they are high maintenance animals that require alot of attention and supervision, and there are many things to take into consideration before making such a commitment. … [Read More...]
HOw much does a ferret cost? This seems like a much simpler question than it actually is. Generally if you purchase a ferret from a pet store the cost is about $100.00, but there are alot of other hidden costs that aren't included in the purchase price, some of which you may not find out about till months or even years later. Some of these costs include; Vet bills - Sadly the average life span for a ferret is between 4 - 7 years. Most ferrets … [Read More...]
Is your ferret a Daisy or a Dexter? It can be diffucult trying to think up a good name for your new pet ferret. So I have compiled a list of some cute and funny ferret names. If you have a good pet name that you would like to be added to the list please email me and I will add it. CUTE FERRET NAMES A NAMES Alawa - Algonquin name meaning sweet pea Alfalfa Altsoba - Navaho name meaning all war Alexander the … [Read More...]
Caring for a pet ferret is a great experience, however it can turn into a nightmare if you don't take the time to properly ferret proof your home. These ferret care safety tips will help you prepare your home for a new ferret, and may save your ferrets life, so please take them to heart.. 1) Before bringing your ferret home aquaint yourself with all of the things around your house which might present a danger to your new pet ferret, and either … [Read More...]
Humans often misinterpret nipping as a sign of malice in ferrets, which is unfortunate because baby ferrets use their mouth to explore and for them biting is mostly a friendly behavior. A way to communicate and play with other ferrets and humans. Being social animals they are normally pretty willing to cooperate with whatever rules we lay down but they aren't born knowing that we don't like being bitten. Our skin is much thinner than theirs and … [Read More...]
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