Guide to Adopting A Ferret

Mustela putorius furo, or simply Ferrets, is the European polecat’s domesticated form, joining cats and dogs’ ranks nearly 2000 years ago. They are members of the weasel family. Ferrets’ furs’ are typically brown, black, white, or mixed in color. They are brilliant and social pets and, in the past, people used them for hunting rabbits. …

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Are Ferrets Warm-blooded or Cold-blooded?

Ferrets are often mistaken for being a type of rat or weasel, but they’re actually related to polecats and minks. Ferrets are most closely related to the European Polecat, which is why they have such long, slim bodies. They are mammals and therefore they are warm-blooded. So do ferrets need protection from heat? And if …

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What First Time Ferret Owners Should Know

a ferret beeing kissed by their owner

When you first see a ferret, it is impossible not to fall in love. These are cute little guys who are cuddly, smart, just like any dog, and have similar energy. Given their small size, it is often a significant task to take care of a ferret. Ferrets are distinctive creatures that have peculiar characteristics …

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