Fun Ferret Facts

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Marshall Pet Hanging Ferret Tube in Assorted Colors.  This hanging tube features a 5″ square opening in the center for added fun. Lined with synthetic lambs wool and clips easily to most wire cages. Hangs approximately 4″ from the tops of most cages.

 

 

 

Ferret FactsFerret fun facts

Much like other tiny creatures, ferrets are inclined to rest 14 to 18 hours a day consisting of 2 to 6 hour intervals. Some homeowners could find their pet in a state known as “dead sleep”. The ferret stays cozy but has quite shallow breathing but the ferret remains warm and is not dead. Just shake him, and he will slowly wake up. While you my experience the dead ferret predicament, it is scary when seeing this for the first time as you think your ferret has died! It is very important to look for breathing to determine if this is the situation. Of note, this usually happens in young ferrets, but can happen when they are older too.

Baby Ferrets

Ferrets’ color may considerably vary from even a mixture of several colors, or white, black, gray, brown, gold, sable. Some common qualities of ferrets include albino variety that feature white fur with black or red eyes. Others have styles, like a bright head (panda), white toes (mitts), dark thighs and tail (Siamese), or white blaze (badger). The fascinating truth about ferrets at birth is the fact that irrespective of the specific breed, all ferrets, are born completely white!

History of FerretsFFferret_hunting2

Many states prohibited owning ferrets during 1900s; ferret control turned legal after rabies vaccine became far better in ferrets.

Ferrets were used to search for rats on ships and manage their population.

In the Middle Ages, they were used to look for rabbits. The mouth would be muzzled and they were released to go down rabbit holes to pursue rabbits, who would run out on the other side where hunters waited with nets to catch them. This process was utilized in the United States as well until the early 20th Century.

 

 

 

Marshall Pet Hanging Ferret Tube in Assorted ColorsOur hanging tube features a 5″ square opening in the center for added fun. Lined with synthetic lambs wool and clips easily to most wire cages. Hangs approximately 4″ from the tops of most cages.

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  • Shipping Weight: 12.3 ounces
  • ASIN: B00DWPVZVS
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