Ferrets love playing games! It’s a fact. Sure they can can be sleepy animals, but when they’re up and about they can be great fun and you’ll need to be creative to keep them entertained. So today I want to share with you a few fun ferret games you can play to keep them playful and happy.
So Let’s dive in and look at five ferret games that you and your ferret can have great fun with…
Ferret Games No. 1: Ferret hand hunt
This is one of those cute little ferret games that you can play with the minimum of fuss. Grab a treat, let your ferret get interested in it, and put both hands behind your back. Hold it behind your back in one hand and quickly bring both back in front. Let your ferret sniff and play to work out which hand it is in. Give them a pat and a tickle when they get it right.
Ferret Games No. 2: Ferret Lucky Dip!
Grab a large box of ping pong balls, tightly screwed up paper balls, or old rolled up socks. Now fill a bid tub (like a baby bath or garden bin up with them and hide some treats inside the tub. Let your ferret dive in and dig around and find his rewards!
Ferret Games No. 3: Ferret fishing for treats
Grab a stick like a piece of cane our bamboo. Tie a string to it and tie a treat to the other end (Like a ferret chew stick). Now you can dangle it in front your ferret, lead them around, and watch as they enjoy chasing after their favorite treat.
Ferret Games No. 4: Hide and Go treat
Grab a load of hidey hole type of ferret friendly objects. This can include loo rolls, plastic tubing, roll nest, cardboard boxes and so on. Layout them to form a cluster of possible hidey holes, nooks and crannies to create a little ferret village. Now hide treats and watch as your ferret explores and searches for their playtime snack.
Ferret Games No. 5: Ferret-ferret bounce-bounce
Ping-pong jump attack. This is one of those ferret games that some ferrets will absolutely love while others will take it or leave it. Grab a ping pong ball and get your ferret interested in it. Now bounce it up and down on a hard surface (wooden or tiled floor) and see your ferret jump, hop, and grab after the ball. Loads of fun.
These are five ferret games that you can use bond and play with your ferrets depending on their personality. Some ferrets like slower paced ferret games that require them to work things out, where as others prefer boisterous ferret games that require high energy.