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10 Reasons Ferrets Would Make Great Pets

We know, you're probably thinking..."Did I read that right? A ferret for a pet?" Well, you did read that right!

Ferrets surprisingly make amazing pets! The cuties are a lot like dogs and cats, with of course their own unique personalities and corks. Still on the fence? Then keep scrolling and check out more about them! 


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    Ferrets Are Cute

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    With mischievous eyes and sweet faces, ferrets are undeniably adorable. Just like this little guy in his hoodie!


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    Ferrets Are Playful and Curious

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    They will entertain you endlessly with their antics and will happily play with toys! Remind you of another animal? 


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    Ferrets Are Sociable, Friendly and Affectionate

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    Ferrets, like dogs, love attention and will usually crave it and seek it from their owners. They are very social, so it's actually a good idea to get another one for them to interact with and play.



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    Ferrets Are Intelligent

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    Get this! Some owners are amazed at how adept ferrets become at solving problems and training their owners. Ferrets are very determined and will work at figuring something out with surprising persistence!


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    Ferrets Are Small

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    Don't freak out by the picture!  Ferrets don't take up much room because of how small they are, yet they are active! Ideal ferret cages are tall with multiple levels, so they still don't take up too much room.



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    Ferrets Are Quiet

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    While they can and do vocalize, for the most part they are very quiet.



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    Ferrets Are Easy to Feed

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    This is especially true now that a variety of good quality ferret foods have become more widely available.


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    Ferrets Can Be Litter Trained

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    Ferrets can be trained to go in a box, however they aren't as precipitant about it as cats. 


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    Ferrets Are Easy to Exercise

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    They can get all the exercise they need tearing around your home!  With a ferret-sized harness and a little training, you can take them out for a stroll, just like cats. 


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    Ferret Have Distinct Personalities

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    Like any animal, every ferret is different. They have their own personality. Some can be independent, while others can be very clingy. 



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