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Mar
12
2014

Tips for Owning a Ferret

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Ferrets are one of the most love-able critters a family can adopt. They are extremely loyal, able to be trained and are wildly affectionate. For the last 20 years the popularity of ferrets has sky rocketed in the United States. At the moment, there are tens of thousands of ferret owners in the U.S.A. who […]

Feb
4
2014

Ferrets in Feature Films

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“Ah, nice marmot.” Ferrets are not always portrayed as loveable critters in movies. In the film The Big Lebowski, a group of German kidnappers carry a “vicious” ferret along with them to intimidate and bite victims. In Starship Troopers, a science-fiction movie, a ferret is trained via ESP to scare woman and climb up their […]

Jan
31
2014

Owning a Sugar Glider

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Once you hold a Sugar Glider in person, it can be tempting to bring them home right away. Sugar Gliders are some of the most interesting critters an animal owner can keep, but they can be a handful of work, too. For the past 15 years Gliders have continued to become one of the most […]

Jan
9
2014

Why Do Rabbits Get Mean?

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Some people find it hard to believe that a rabbit could be mean. After all, we are all used to the charming and funny images that we see of rabbits on TV. You know, rabbits like Bugs Bunny and Peter Rabbit. But, that’s not always accurate. Sometimes, rabbits can get a little feisty, but it’s […]

Jan
8
2014

Your Ferret’s Sleeping Habit

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Most people think that ferrets are crazy, wacky little critters that wobble around your house uncontrollably. Well, that is true, but what isn’t widely known is that the ferret has a sleeping habit that makes the house cat look like an early riser. After a ferret has explored your house, bumped in to walls and […]

Dec
27
2013

Ferret Nation: What Do Ferrets Need?

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In 2010, Rick Reilly (a sportswriter for ESPN) released a book titled “Sports from Hell: My Search for the World’s Most Outrageous Competition.” In that book, Reilly listed the popular European sport Ferret Legging as one of the world’s most outrageous sports. Ferret Legging is a sport that tests how long competitors will be able […]

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