- Just like other domestic animals, ferrets have distinct personalities of their own. They have been domesticated for 5000 years and they are not rodents. They are members of the Mustelidae family, which classifies them with weasels.
- The average lifespan of a ferret is 5 - 7 years.
- They are very social and very intelligent creatures.
- They sleep on an average 15 - 20 hours a day.
- They can be litter trained and taught their names.