Ferrets and Catnip – Are They A Good Match?

Catnip flowers

Catnip, scientifically known as Nepeta cataria, is a plant from Europe, Central Asia, and the Middle East that is widely known to get cats “high”. More specifically, it makes them roll around and become more hyperactive, which many people consider this as cats getting high. We will explore below on the effect that catnip has … Read more

Ferrets and Water – Full Guide

Ferrets tend to be very active when they are awake which can make them very thirsty all the time. This is why you need to keep in mind that they drink a lot of water and never let their bowl or bottle stay empty. Getting dehydrated often can cause various serious health problems for your … Read more

Ferret Care Sheet – Complete Guide To Owning a Ferret

Ferrets are often compared to cats as they have similar personalities. Females are more active while males are a bit more laid-back. They’re about the size and shape of a zucchini as they’re typically between 8 and 18 inches long. And their tails are almost half of their body length. Like many animals, ferrets have … Read more

Do ferrets kill or eat snakes?


Ferrets typically eat small rodents and birds in the wild. But they won’t shy away from a snake and will kill it and even eat it, especially if there’s no other food source around. They see them more as predators than prey and will kill them to keep their kits safe. You can also find … Read more

Do Ferrets Eat Bugs? How About Other Insects? Main Course or Treats?


As obligate carnivores, ferrets can eat a wide range of disgusting things, including insects. Their bodies are specifically made for whole prey so they can eat almost any living being they typically find in the wild that’s smaller than them. The reason why you won’t see ferrets getting insects as treats in captivity is thatmany … Read more

Can Ferrets Eat Tomatoes?


Vegetables are very healthy for humans as they contain lots of nutrition we need. However, ferrets are obligate carnivores, which means their bodies are specifically built to be able to absorb nutrients only from meat. They’re just simply incapable of benefiting from any of the nutritions that the vegetables can provide. However, in extreme cases, … Read more

Can Ferrets Eat Peanut Butter?

Peanut Butter

You should be very careful about what you’re feeding your ferret when you’re out of ferret food or ferret treats. We’re often inclined to search the kitchen for something yummy for our beloved pet, and we often forget how bad can human food be for ferrets. There are various peanut butter-flavored treats on the market, … Read more

Can ferrets eat eggs? What Types?


Ferrets can get very sick from human food and their diet should always contain meat, meat, and a lot more meat. This makes what a ferret can eat and what it should avoid a very controversial topic in the community. And as long as the ferret gets all the nutrition it needs, is healthy, and … Read more

Can ferrets eat cooked meat?

Cooked meat

As pure carnivores, ferrets need raw meat more than anything. You can find a wide range of food options but nothing can compare to the nutrients raw meat and whole prey have. If you decide to feed your ferret anything else, you need to make sure they’re getting all the nutrients they need and use … Read more