Can Ferrets Eat Cottage Cheese?

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Cottage cheese is not a ferret’s favorite treat, and it’s not their fault. Ferrets are a member of the weasel family, which includes skunks and minks. Ferrets are strict meat-eaters and are lactose intolerant. Giving ferrets cottage cheese can result in diarrhea and vomiting, so it’s essential to give your pet only the safe foods …

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Can Ferrets Drink Milk?

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Ferrets are not like other house pets. They can actually survive on a diet of high-quality dry food, fresh water, and occasional treats. Ferrets are classified as strict carnivores, meaning they are meat-eaters, but they will sometimes eat eggs or small amounts of other foods if they have the opportunity to do so. But, should …

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