Whether you’re new to ferrets or have been a ferret parent for years, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with some of the ‘lingo’ used in the ferret world.
Here are some terms to use when speaking “ferret”:
AFA – The American Ferret Association – a good source of information and advice about ferrets. The group’s website can be found at www.ferret.org.
Albino – As in other species, an albino is a ferret without pigment. Albino ferrets have white fur and red eyes.
Black Sable – A specific coloration of ferret: a black/brown coat with dark eyes and a dark nose.
Blaze – The streak that appears down the middle of a ferret’s head. Continue reading