What do you line a ferret cage with?

The cage for an indoor ferret can be lined with lino or newspapers. Don’t use loose substrates such as wood shavings because as well as potentially releasing essential oils, which can be toxic for your ferret, they’ll also be very messy.

Should I put a blanket over my ferrets cage?

Does my ferret need bedding in his cage? Towels, blankets or old T-shirts can be used for bedding. Woodchips can prove to be very messy and for this reason are not recommended.

How tall should a ferret cage be?

18 inches
A single ferret should have a wire cage with floor space of at least 24 square inches and height of at least 18 inches. If you have more than one ferret housed together, you will need a much larger cage. Whether you keep one or more, the more space you can provide the better.

What toys do ferrets like the most?

Ideas for Fun and Safe Ferret Toys: Balls with bells or other noisemakers inside are often favorites. Soft balls made from fleece are also fun for ferrets to carry around. Large ferret balls with holes in them so the ferret can climb in and out. Cardboard boxes and paper bags.

What ferret food is the best?

The 8 Best Ferret Foods

  1. Marshall Premium Ferret Food – Best Overall.
  2. Kaytee Forti-Diet Pro Health Ferret Food – Best Value.
  3. Wysong Epigen 90 Dry Ferret Food – Premium Choice.
  4. Marshall Select Chicken Formula Ferret Food.
  5. Kaytee Fortified Diet with Real Chicken Ferret Food.
  6. ZuPreem Grain-Free Diet Ferret Food.

What do ferrets like in their cage?

Ferrets need exercise, affection and human companionship to remain happy and healthy. When it is necessary to cage a ferret, the cage should include plenty of soft bedding, safe toys, a water bottle, food crock and litter boxes filled with paper-based or wood-based pellet form litter.

Can 2 male ferrets live together?

Ferrets can be kept in same-sex pairs or a male and female. Whichever pairing you go for, you will need to have them all neutered to prevent unwanted pregnancies. Ferrets will also happily live in groups – these can also be mixed sexes.

What smell do ferrets hate?

Spray bitter apple on yourself to discourage biting and chewing. Using bitter apple on your hands or toes can discourage your ferret when it’s nipping. Your ferret won’t like the smell, and it will usually stop biting you. You can also spray it on areas you don’t want the ferret to chew or scratch.

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