Can Ferrets Eat Fruits?

bowl of fruits

“A pineapple a day keeps worries away. Stay calm and eat berries”. These are just a few cliches that remind us of the benefits of eating fruits. If you’re a new ferret owner, you would probably love for your little pets to enjoy the same goodness, right? But before you hand them a piece of … Read more

Can ferrets eat dog food?

Ferrets are highly inquisitive pets. They enjoy exploring every corner of the house and are likely to feed on whatever snack they find lying around. If you happen to own a ferret, chances are you may have caught them digging into your dog’s food bowl. But question is, can ferrets eat dog food? Much of this … Read more

Can Ferrets Eat Peanut Butter?

peanut butter slice

Whether as a stand-alone treat or combined with your favorite jam for a heavenly peanut butter and jelly sandwich, a spoonful of peanut butter can delight both our hearts and our taste buds. Recent studies show that in the United States alone, about 700 million pounds of delicious peanut butter is consumed yearly. Besides its … Read more

Can ferrets eat cat food?

Word Cat made from cat food

It’s a well-known fact that high-quality ferret food is expensive as compared to cat food. That is what convinced many ferret owners to switch to cat food. Whenever I get to meet some of my friends who have kept ferrets for a long time now, I see information coming my way from various perspectives on whether … Read more

Can ferret eat apples?

Crate full of apple

“To be or not to be, that is the question.” While Shakespeare wrote this ages ago, many of my friends find themselves trapped in similar dilemmas especially when choosing food for their ferret. Questions like “Should I feed my ferret an apple?” or statements like “I enjoy eating apples, so will my ferret!” are too … Read more

Can ferrets eat eggs?

Carton of eggs

Recently, I was walking down the street near my home when I saw a greeting card on the newsstand outside a bookstore. The picture on the card caught my interest – a cat eating a boiled egg. I stopped by the shop, picked up the card and thought to myself, “Can my ferret eat an … Read more

Can ferrets eat bananas?

yellow banana slices

I was sitting on my balcony, eating bananas, cut into thin slices out of a bowl when my adorable ferret Mr. Nibbles, walked up to me and gave me a look. It was probably hinting me to feed some banana to it. I couldn’t resist its gaze and found myself shoving a few pieces of … Read more

Can ferrets eat grapes?

Grapes

What did pretty hobs and gills use to eat back when they were first domesticated by Egyptians? Could it be that the Egyptians used to treat their pet ferrets with grapes? Should I also think about giving some grapes to my ferret? Would a bunch of grapes be as healthy for my pet as they … Read more

Can Ferrets Eat Chocolate?

chocolates

In a word, NO. You should never give your ferret chocolate because to a ferret, chocolate is what cyanide is to humans. The poison in question turns out to be theobromine, a common ingredient in chocolate. While theobromine can also be poisonous for humans, we metabolize it much faster than ferrets. Our larger mass means that … Read more

Can Ferrets Eat Chicken?

Raw Chicken parts

Recently, one of my close friends got himself a ferret after playing with my furry creatures, with almost little to no idea on how to take care of it or how he’s going to feed it, what food it likes and what kind of food can keep it happy. One question that concerned him the … Read more

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