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Old 02-27-2009, 07:51 PM
kristwind kristwind is offline
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Post Stinky Ferrets

My friend has a ferret and I asked her how she kept it from smelling bad. I guess when you get a ferret neutered they also remove the musk glands, but some still have an odor about them. Apparently this smell varies in strength from individual to individual, but she bathes hers every week or two (with her, in the shower...I don't think I'd do that). She also cleans out the cage quite often and adds some sort of thing to the water that keeps his smell down. I thought it was pretty interesting.

If you're interested in getting a ferret I would check out the FAQs on www.FerretCentral.org first to see if it is the right pet for you.

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Old 06-29-2009, 05:10 PM
Judy at Shady Grove Judy at Shady Grove is offline
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Default Good advice

That's some good advice -- I know when I had a ferret it liked to have a bath/shower too. I never noticed much odor, but I did clean the cage all the time.
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Old 07-17-2009, 01:15 AM
CatsEyeEditing CatsEyeEditing is offline
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Default Some Ferrets Do Smell

When I was younger, I watched my neighbor's ferret when he went on vacation. He was so cute and enjoyed cuddling in his hammock, but he did have an odor about him.

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