Homemade Toy Ideas The key to DIY ferret toys is that they don’t need to be elaborate or fancy. They simply need to appeal to one or more of your ferret’s instincts. With a little bit of creativity and some behavioral knowhow, you can keep your ferret happily entertained for hours with an ever-expanding collection of homemade ferret toys. Here are some ideas are broken down by behavior. Tunneling and burrowing An easy and obvious…"More Unusual Ferret DIY Toy Ideas"
Here is a game that my ferrets love. It is called “the rice game.” You use a large plastic container, preferably one you can see through to watch the fun. Then put a large bag of rice to cover it about halfway. Let the ferrets in and they will enjoy it immensely! They like to dig by nature, so this really helps and keeps them from scratching and digging at other things around the…"Ferret Rice Game – Loads of Fun"
Ferrets are intelligent animals that need a lot of mental stimulation to keep them healthy and happy. Boredom can lead to behavioral and health problems. This is why it’s important that you buy and make a wide variety of toys for your ferret. What kind of toys do ferrets like to play with? When selecting the right toys for them, it’s important to take the ferret’s nature into consideration. Ferrets love to tunnel, squeeze…"Ferret Toy Enrichment"
» DIY Ferret Play House Image Credit: youtube.com Pet Types: Exotics, Ferrets Project Types: Furniture Cut out holes from each box to connect to the other boxes and duct tape the boxes in place. Continue adding boxes as you get them and toss toys into the play house for your ferrets to find."Fun DIY Ferret Play House"
DIY Ferret Play Dresser Fill the bottom drawer of a dresser with playground sand or rice, pull the drawer out so it is mostly open and hang the end of one of your ferret’s tunnels over the edge of the drawer. Use the remaining drawers for storage for your ferret’s supplies. Links to The Full Project: holisticferret.proboards.com"DIY Ferret Play Dresser"
Infant Gym Ferret Playground Convert any infant gym into a play area for your ferrets! Select an infant gym or infant activity mat that your ferrets might enjoy. Cut off any toys or decorations that are not safe and appropriate for your ferrets. Attach lanyard clips to toys that your ferret enjoys, poke holes in the fabric along the bars of the gym if needed and attach the clips to the holes. Links to…"Convert Infant Gym Ferret Playground"
A lot of ferret owners get asked that question. Here are the best reasons to choose a ferret for a pet. Ferrets are more unusual than cats and dogs but they are not so “out there” that you have to worry about unusual pet care techniques, special diets or safety concerns. Ferrets are legal to own in most of the U.S. (However, it’s best to check with your local government before purchasing or adopting…"Why Ferrets Make the Greatest of Pets"