101 Facts about Ferrets by Claire Horton-BusseyKids love pets, but how can they learn which one to choose and how to care for it properly? The books in the 101 Facts about Pets series provide basic information about the animals, but also present intriguing facts about their history, sensory development, temperaments, and care. What age should your pet be when you buy it? What should you feed it? How do you keep it looking nice and feeling healthy? Delightful photos complement short, informative text blocks. Readers will enjoy this fast-paced, bulleted style of learning about breeds, baby animals, training, equipment, and care.Through colorful photos and short, fast-paced text blocks, learn about the history and care of these fascinating creatures, which have been living with people since Roman times. Learn important tips for caring for these smart and inquisitive pets, from choosing the right cage to training them to walk on a leash.
Facts About Ferrets
A ferret is a small, furry creature with a cone-shaped nose, long tail and a long, pear-shaped body with short legs and long claws. Ferrets are related to wolverines, ermines, minks and weasels in the Mustela genus. They are popular, though often controversial, pets. The vast majority of ferrets are the domesticated variety. Experts think they were bred more than 2, years ago from either European polecats Mustela putorius or steppe polecats Mustela eversmanii.
Ferrets Mustela putorius furo are domestic animals. They are the domestic form of the European polecat. They are in the weasel genus of the family Mustelidae. They live for about years. They are sociable animals, and are usually kept in groups of two or more. With their long thin body, ferrets look like a large weasel. They may have different colours and markings on their fur.
Ferrets Mustela putorius furo are domestic animals. They are the domestic form of the European polecat.
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Why do people have ferrets as pets? Ferrets are believed to have been domesticated about 2, years ago for the purposes of hunting as well as companionship. Today, ferrets make great pets! As their popularity continues to grow, unfortunately, the number of ferrets turned in to animal shelters continues to grow as well. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. Ferrets as Pets?