Ferrets and Noises – Learn to recognize them

It’s important to learn a ferret’s language as soon as you bring the animal home. Some can be quite chatty while others only vocalize when they’re trying to say something important. You should also learn their body language as that’s their main way of communicating. In this article, we’ll talk about ferret noises and what … Read more

Are Ferrets Rodents?

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The ferrets are domesticated forms of the European polecat, which is a mammal that belongs to the same family as the weasel and other similar animals. They have become quite popular as pets all over the world, especially in the U.S.A. Ferrets are usually 20in long (including the tail) and can weigh between 1.5 and … Read more

Can Ferrets Swim? Do They Like To Play In The Water?

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Ferrets are naturally good swimmers and they absolutely love playing around in the bathtub or a pool. In the wilderness, they often have to cross rivers to get away from predators or reach new prey. There are some ferrets that don’t like water as well and it’s up to you to figure out whether they … Read more

Can Ferrets See In The Dark?

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Many people think that ferrets are nocturnal but the truth is that they are crepuscular beings. This means they are most active at dawn, dusk, on cloudy days, and on full moons. And since ferrets are always compared to cats, there are a lot of people that think they have the same night seeing capabilities … Read more

Are Ferrets Hypoallergenic?

Allergies to ferrets

Ferrets are becoming more and more popular as pets in America, and a big reason for that is because they’re considered hypoallergenic animals. They shed twice a year and that’s the only time you might have to be extra careful around your ferret. But most people that are allergic to cats and dogs are not … Read more

Male vs Female Ferrets As Pets – Which is Better


There isn’t much of a difference between a male and a female ferret. It all depends on what you’re looking for in a pet but they have the same maintenance needs. Males tend to be a bit bigger than females but as long as they’re both neutered you won’t notice a difference between the two. … Read more

Ferrets and Winter – 10 Things To Know

Ferret in snow at winter time

In the wild, ferrets are known to take over tunnels that have been made by other creatures that they would prey on (such as prairie dogs) and turn them into their home. They live in grassy plains and also use burrows made by other animals. Ferrets can also withstand cold weather very well and some … Read more

Do Ferrets Bite? Why & How To Train Them Not To Bite

Ferret biting owner

Ferrets can’t talk so they use their body language to communicate with you. And since they don’t have claws, they tend to do everything with their mouth. This is why biting is a normal thing for ferrets and you can teach them to stop doing it as long as you find out what the real … Read more