Ferrets are small, warm-blooded mammals in the weasel family . They are long in body with shortlegs. Ferrets are adorable to watch , but they will steal anything that they see , and hide it as far awayas they can ! Ferrets don’t really make a lot of noises , they can only show excitement or curiosity byletting out a strange noise . This noise can almost everytime be heard when the owner comes backhome and the ferret is really happy and wants to play . Although it may seem weird , but ferrets havea lot of human-like features . Ferrets show clear emotions , whether it is happiness , anger , sadness ,laziness or just boredom , ferrets are see through in terms of their emotions . Ferrets snore , sneeze ,yawn and wash themselves every morning . Ferrets only find comfort in sleeping in a curled ball orupside down . Once a ferret is in a deep sleep , the owner can freely move the ferret around withoutany response .
Where do they come from ?Ferrets probably evolved in Europe, between three and four million years ago, fromweasel-like ancestors. Although it is not clear how they looked back then , ferrets havechanged from deadly predators to small , but still dangerous creatures . Ferrets areinnocent when they are born , for the first few weeks they are blind , deaf and can barelymove . They rely on their parents or owners to provide them with food , water andshelter . As ferrets grow , they can be tamed and serve as home pets , or deadly accuratehunters . Ferrets run at the speed of around 36-41 mph depending on their age, size andhealth.
Ferrets change over their lifetime , it is caused by the weather , surroundings and pure aging . After around 3 weeks , ferrets can finally move , seeBaby ferret just few days after being born. , hear and follow their mother . Ferrets can then be seperated from their mother , and raised either as home pets or as hunters .
Ferrets are very lazy , they sleep 18 – 20 hours a day and don’t do any activities otherthan running around , stealing stuff and trying to escape the chasing owner , theyfind it fun . Ferrets do bite , but they can easily be taught not to if they are stillyoung . Ferrets tend to nip people ( and furniture , no idea why ) when they are reallyexcited , happy and playful . Ferrets are carnivors , so they live off eating meat .However , ferret’s biggest snacks are raisins . They are given to a ferret as a treat tobeing well behaved , or during training . However , ferrets have a different opinion onwhat they should eat and what they shouldnt . Chocolate bars , cookies , candies ,ANYTHING that can fit in the ferrets mouth is edible and belongs to them .