Ferret Facts

  By Gail Hummel of Houston Area Ferret Association First and foremost, the Ferret is not a rat. They are members of the Mustelidae family; they are domesticated cousins to the weasel, mink, otter, skunk, and European polecat.  The Domestic Ferret  has never been a wild animal!  Ferrets are a cross of European polecats bred since around time of the pyramids.  […]