Animal Stories - Ferret


Animal-World Information about: Ferret

   Being very lovable and active pets, ferrets make great companions!
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Priscilla - 2013-03-04
I have a Dwarf Hotot, she looooooves to play! But im worried about leaving her alone, because of school. Whenever i get home, she seems very happy! I love the way she calms down whenever she knows im near her- when im not, she stands ln two paws, and waits for me standing! I LOVE HER !

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  • Anonymous - 2014-10-22
    as long as she has a companion, she'll do fine. do you mean the dwarf hotot rabbit or ferret? ferrets will do alright for a little while, but seem to do better with another ferret. the rabbit is a social animal and requires attention. if you truly cant afford another animal to keep it company, as long as you give it stimulation, or as its called in zoos, enrichment, like toys and the like, it should do fine.
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crystal - 2007-03-18
I've got a male ferret that eats whatever I eat and was told not to let him eat meat at all

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  • Corrina - 2013-12-10
    I have seven ferrets they have cat food for breakfast and dinner and eat what we have as u know they r little strangers lol mine like chocolate buttons peas carrots cucumber water Mellon as treats
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shaylee - 2013-10-24
My mom has three ferrets, two brothers and one girl, not a sister and we love them.

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debyn carman - 2010-08-15
i have just bought a baby ferret and it died, we brought it back to life but it is still very pooly, its neck is really thin and it's just not eating at all. All it is doing is sleeping and its bleeding abit from its ears. i would just like to ask you what i should do because i have had a really good luk on loads of websites and it just does not tell me what i should do can you help me?

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  • Editor's Note - 2010-08-15
    Take your ferret to a veterinarian immediately.
  • Blacksheep - 2011-05-30
    Put the poor little thing down....
  • caty - 2011-08-11
    TAKE HER TO THE VET!
  • John Paul Blair - 2011-08-30
    I just found two of my ferrets profusely bleeding thick black blood from their back ends. I had to put them to sleep right away. Your ferret must also be be put down.
  • Ash Lee - 2012-03-24
    Oh my god... I am sorry, but your ferret probably won't last long. Please do not let him/her suffer. I wish you good luck, if it was mya choice your little one would be healthy and energetic in half a second.
  • DocRon - 2012-11-03
    Well you reived a near death animal, I would have done the same. First Vets are their for a reason. I know this can be a finantial problem and saddly a lot of Vets will turn you away if you cant pay. This nimal needs fluids at this point anit would be unethical for me to tell you give it a lactate ringer STAT. I mean no direspect to al the good vets out there. Now Ferrets need shots many the same as dogs. NO milkproducts and all raw fod ie. meats and fruit. Be careful some fruit ae bad. Educate your self before getting any animal. May the disgner in common keep you happy and healthy
  • rose - 2013-01-15
    Is a ferret good with kids.
  • Clarice Brough - 2013-01-15
    You may want to take it to a veterinarian. It sounds like needs some medical  and possibly some nutritional attention.
  • nana nancy - 2013-07-03
    Have you got any photos of your ferret?
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chris - 2012-03-10
a baby ferret was left on my steps,i do not know how to tell the sex of it to give it a good name,i do not know how old it is

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  • Charlie Roche - 2012-03-12
    If it is a baby than it is young and why don't you think of a name that isn't gender specific. List a bunch of names and then say them and name your little furry one the name it responds to.
    Names like Billie, Cory, Sam, Bobby, ..........
  • Jet - 2013-01-17
    Look at the belly. If there appears to be a bellybutton, it's a boy, and that's not a bellybutton lol. You can sometimes tell age by looking at the teeth. If they are small and not quite in yet (still teething) then he/she is likely under 12 weeks. I would take him/her to the vet for a checkup and to get updated on shots. I there are 2 dots tattooed in the ear, then he/she is already altered and desented and has had their first set of shots. The vet will also be able to give you an estimate on age to keep updated on shots if the ferret is old enough to need boosters.
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hanako - 2011-08-26
hi do u think i could put my ferret in my bedroom
plase help me!!!!

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  • shari - 2012-08-29
    Hi..My name is Shari. I have my fuzzy lil man in my room so I can bond with him. I spot clean his cage once a day and through clean once a week. He is happy to be near me and I'm happy too. Just clean it's cage and love him/her and enjoy.
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frank - 2011-05-01
Please tell me why I cannot give my ferrets milk as I have done this for over twenty years with all my ferrets which I use for hunting and have never had any problems, thanks.

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  • Charlie Roche - 2011-05-02
    Milk can frequently give animals diarrhea - that includes ferrets. It sometimes even includes humans. It is not that you absolutely should not give your ferrets milk, it is that it isn't advisable. Milk can curdle, Milk can produce diarreha which will dehydrate them. They don't need it so why take the chance. I actually gave my deer a bottle (1/2 carnation and 1/2 water) every night until forever. Seriously, my male was a 3 point buck by the time I stopped and changed to carrots etc. Looking back, I sure enjoyed it but knowing what I know now, I probably wouldn't do it again.
  • shari - 2012-08-29
    Hi. I was told that you can give them (ferrets) milk as long as it is lactose free. Most gro. stores have it in carton. I haven't given milk to my baby yet. He's 3 yrs old and doing well on ferret food and ferret goodies.
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Maryanne - 2011-09-29
I have a ferret, Godzilla, he seems to have suicidal tendancies. We have another ferret and we have no problem letting her just run around. But we can't seem to let Godzilla do that. He has got stuck in toliet paper, he climbed in our toliet bowl and got stuck, he ran into a wall and knocked himself out. Ever since he knocked himself out he hasn't been able to hold his head up right. He can't move it to the right and his eye on his left side has turn bright red. can someone help me?

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  • Charlie Roche - 2011-09-30
    You should take him to the vet. He could have a concussion - or possible brain damage or a hemmorage behind the eye. Do you think this little guy might have problems seeing?
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Amy - 2009-07-06
Hi my name is Amy And i have a question about ferrets. I don't have a ferret yet but i am thinking about getting one. so can someone tell me should i get a ferret. I honestly don't mind there smell and having to give them bathes every week but if someone can help me please add your comment to animal world under Ferrets. Thanks so much!

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  • edna - 2012-03-26
    Hi Amy I'm Edna and I love ferrets. They are some cute pets. I just bought me a baby ferret and he is 3 months and brown and white. I'm wondering if you are intrested in giving him a good home? I'm more them welcome to give him to you. The reazon I'm giving him away he is more different then my others I have a hard time cleaning under my bed lol. He takes my clothes and plastic anything thats shiny he will hide. I'm not at the house much so I can't look over him any more. Please if you are still intrested msg me thank you.
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tammy - 2012-02-05
Had two ferrets and had to put one down due to an illness,now my other one seems depressed. I'm looking for another one so she's not lonly. I'm worried she could die of a broken heart. Will she be ok?

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  • Charlie Roche - 2012-02-05
    What illness did the one die from? Could the second have caught it? Is the second one healthy? I would make sure of these things before you purchase a second one. No, the first one won't die of a broken heart but it will be sa and lonesome but make sure it is healthy before you add a new one. OK?
  • Ms. Peggy - 2012-02-06
    I have had many ferrets in my long life time. One of saddest things to watch is the grief of one ferret for another. They do get over it but sometimes it takes longer for some then others. It also takes me a long time to get over a death. I give my ferrets extra attention and loves. I will say another friend for does help.
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