Cats and dogs rank No. 1 and No. 2 in companion-pet popularity, and because these pets are so common, most animal lovers have a good idea of what’s involved in their care. But with ferrets, it’s a different story. You can’t just assume that looking after a ferret will be the same as looking after a dog or a cat, even though you might be told that ferret care is just like cat care.
Although there are several similarities in caring for dogs, cats and ferrets, there are quite a number of differences, too. And you must know what these differences are before making a ferret part of your family.
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