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Ferret cage?

Discussion in 'Ferrets' started by ferretsf123, Sep 6, 2019.


  1. ferretsf123

    ferretsf123 PetForums Newbie

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    Hey just wondering whether a Freddy 2 is suitable for 2 ferrets as a "base cage" overnight? They'll be out through the day.

    It's 0.32m cubed. The pet supply guy calculator puts it at suitable for 4 which seems not quite right but would 2 be ok in it for a few hours overnight?
     
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    ferretsf123 PetForums Newbie

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    Oops, just to clarify- I mean the freddy 2 max.
    It's 80cm x 80cm x 50cm
     
  3. Babyshoes

    Babyshoes PetForums VIP

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    That sounds small, more like a travel cage size to me.

    Can you fit a sleeping box, full sized litter litter box and food/water bowls in it without them getting too close? Ferrets need each area to be separate.
     
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    ferretsf123 PetForums Newbie

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    Yeah the cage arrived (got it second hand for £10 so thought it was worth buying regardless) and it's way too small for ferrets in my opinion, I wouldn't feel comfortable with putting any in there for more than an hour or so (like if I was cleaning out their proper cage or to use as a travel one like you said)

    So now I'm stuck. Do I hunt for a bigger cage for ferrets or get rats instead? I was torn originally anyway. Hmmm..
     
  5. Jodie G

    Jodie G PetForums Newbie

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    My family kept ferrets when I was a kid. We housed them in large rabit hutchs with a run attached that's the kind of size you'll need to house them over night.
     
  6. mrs phas

    mrs phas karma is a funny old thing

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    ferret nation all the way
     
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    meg2 PetForums Junior

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    we had a cattery, they loved it lots of room toplay.
     
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