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Ferret facts: all about ferrets

When you stumble upon something interesting on the internet, you will google it, just because you can. Imagine you have seen a ferret for the first time on the internet and you want to know as much as possible about that little wiggly thing! It looks like a cat, but with the long body and short legs and it looks sooooo cuddly! You are aware that you need to know as much as you can about it. What would...
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Ferret illnesses

Ferrets are basically healthy pets, but there are some ferret illnesses that can occur more often than in other pets. Those illnesses aren’t like the flu or a common cold, they are more serious health concerns. Usually, they come later in life, but that doesn’t mean a young ferret can’t get them. Some ferret illnesses an owner can avoid by regularly vaccinating their ferret or spaying a female ferret in time, but there are others which we don’t know...
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Things you need for a ferret

Ferrets are wonderful bundles of joy that can bring happiness to every home. But, just like every other pet, a good idea is to get everything you need for a ferret before getting the ferret itself.  If you buy everything before the ferret comes, you will avoid: ”Now, what??” question. Ferrets are mischievous animals and you can’t just leave them in the room while you go shopping for a cage, food or hammocks. Ferrets can’t be left alone unsupervised...
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Ferret characteristics

Our little fuzzbutts are unique pets with special  ferret characteristics you can’t see in any other animal. They are easy to recognize and their owners are full of interesting stories to tell. So, what makes them so damn special? Today I want to share with you some physical and behavioral characteristics of a ferret. We will talk about everything, from their size and weight to dead sleep and hoarding. All that what makes one ferret a true ferret. AVERAGE SIZE...
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Back from ferret show in Budapest

This weekend I was in Budapest on VI International ferret show and I must say I was amazed by the number of beautiful ferrets in one place. 🙂 There were about 100 ferrets competing in different categories. I came to Budapest on Friday and the show was on Saturday, so I got to see Budapest as well. Everybody there was so helpful and I am thankful for their hospitality! I have met few people who are following me on Facebook...
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VI International ferret show in Budapest

This month is extremely important for me and my Friendly Ferret because we are preparing for our first ferret show! 🙂 I am going to the VI International Ferret Show in Budapest, Hungary in 21st January. I can’t be more excited because this is my first appearing with Friendly Ferret in a ferret show. This ferret show is located in Bkv Pálya, Sport utca 2., Budapest, Hungary. The exact location you can see in the link of the Facebook event. Unfortunately, Frida and...
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Why is your ferret biting and how to make it stop?

One of the things you must prepare yourself if you want to get a ferret is that ferrets bite. No, that doesn’t mean they will hurt you on purpose or that they are wild animals, it means that biting means more to them than to other animals. Ferrets bite because biting is the way they communicate. Puppies do that too but in a very different way. When puppy wants to play with you, he will pull or bite your...
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Ferret and fleas

Sleepy ferret suddenly jumps out of the hammock to scratch here, there, everywhere. Oh well, that is normal behavior in ferrets. Or is it? It usually is, but if you have a cat or a dog who loves to go outside for an adventure I recommend you check your pets for some illegal visitors. If your ferret is scratching more than usual it can mean that he has fleas. Most ferrets are indoor animals but that doesn’t mean they...
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Where are ferrets legal?

Even though ferrets are domesticated 2500 years ago, people are still considering them half-wild. That is why there are states and countries in which there is a ferret ban policy. There are states that say you have to have a permission (like for exotic animals), that you have to meet some requirements before getting one or you can’t have one at all. There aren’t that many countries where they aren’t legal. Reasons ferrets are illegal are mostly outdated and...
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Descented ferret – yes or no?

Ferrets are smelly, they are famous for that. Their latin name ruffly means smelly little thief so we can’t say that it isn’t true, but if you are trying to find a reason not to get a ferret, look harder. When it comes to smell, ferrets aren’t worse than a cat or a dog. Actually, they smell less than most dog breeds. (because they are tiny :D) It is crazy to think that one animal doesn’t smell at all. There...
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