·Ferrets are the 3rd most popular pet in the US

·Ceaser used ferrets for hunting

·Female ferrets are referred to as Jills, males as hobs, and babies as kits.  A group of ferrets is known as a business.  (Marshall Pet Products, 2014)  

·Ferrets love to play hide and seek with any of its owners items.

·Ferrets sleep from 18-20 hours a day and they sleep so sound that they cannot be woken up when played with or picked up.  (Doctors Foster and Smith, 2014)  

·Ferrets lack motion perception, and have poor depth perception.  Some owners have stated it is not uncommon for their ferret to walk off of book cases, windows, or tables without hesitations (Hupefeld et. al 2006).

While domestic ferrets are cute and cuddly their closest relatives the Long-tailed Weasels are not. 

Ferret adrenal disease of hyperadrenalcorticism is a disorder that is common in ferrets and is currently being studied  as a possible homologous genetic disorder in humans called Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (Johnson-Delaney, 2006).

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