When is your ferret 'fat'

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When is your ferret 'fat'

Post by Russell Prate » Tue, 11 Jan 2000 04:00:00

Russell Prater
Gwen Morse
When is your ferret 'fat'
Hi Gwen,

 GM> Having recently gotten a second ferret,
 GM> I've noticed my first 'looks'
 GM> fat to me.
 GM> I think part of it is a perspective issue
 GM> (*** build vs 13 week-old
 GM> build), and different coat-condition's (the new gal, Harlie, has a
 GM> very thin coat, while Buttercup looks
 GM> like she's settled in for a cold
 GM> winter), but, I suspect part of it may be pudge as well. Do ferrets
 GM> GET fat for the winter and then burn it off come spring?

Yes, usually they plump up for winter and slim down in spring. My
household is screwy. The kids, same farm, same age, Clyde was skinny
last summer and Bonnie was plump. Now Clyde is plump and Bonnie is

Russ, Booger, Bonnie & Clyde

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