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Different Colors of Ferrets

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

Well firstly, let’s start with a brief introduction to why there are so many colors of ferrets. The ferret is a small fury animal which is commonly found in homes around America as a lovable and friendly pet. Originally there were only limited varieties and colors to choose from, but now, thanks to cross breeding between different types of ferrets, there is a vast array of colors and breeds of ferret. The variety of colors is an amazing thing for those out looking to adopt a ferret as a new member of their family. With so many different colors of ferrets available there is surely one to suit everyone’s taste, they can even match the curtains!

There are basically four different colors as far as fur coloration goes. There is The Sable, (including chocolate and dark) Albino, Dark Eyed White (DEW), and the silver, everything else you can think of should fall into one of these categories. With so many different colors of ferrets, it is common to have several colors in each ferret, this is where the color combinations come in. Some of the more intriguing patterns are the badger, the panda and cinnamon, but there are many more, each with its own desirable qualities, which makes it hard to choose just one ferret for inclusion in your family.

Along with the many different colors of ferrets fur, there is also many different variations in nose coloring, there is only a small variety compared to fur but still something to think about when choosing a companion. The common colors are pink, brown, black, splotched and t-outline noses. Although this doesn’t seem like a big thing, it can make all the difference, because this is going to be something that will bring you a lot of joy and companionship in the future, so you want it to be the right one for you.

So basically, with all these different colors of ferrets, you should just pick whatever suits your personality and lifestyle the best. It is totally up to the owner for the final decision, no color is better than another, everyone’s ferret is perfect in their own eyes. Happy ferret hunting!

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