Ferret Facts

The Ferret Fact Sheet

Hey all, I have found an awesome list of facts, these should entertain your children or even yourselves for a long time.

  • A male ferret is called a hob.
  • Young ferrets are called kittens or kits.
  • Fuzzies are pure carnivores!
  • A female ferret is called a jill.
  • Ferrets need vaccinations against canine distemper.
  • Ferrets have relatively poor eyesight.
  • The Latin name for ferret is Mustela Putorius Furo.
  • Fuzzies have a keen sense of smell and hearing.
  • Ferrets are very playful, and are very entertaining to watch.
  • Ferrets have an average length of roughly 20 inches.
  • An average ferret litter is 6 – 8 but can be up to 12!
  • Ferrets can live up to 8 years, sometimes longer!
  • Little Fuzzies will attempt to get through any gaps, anywhere!
  • Hobs (Male) Can be twice as big as Jills (Female).
  • Ferrets are one of the most curious pets!
  • Fuzzies have been domesticated for over 2,000 years!
  • Bathing a ferret too much actually makes them smell worse!

 

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