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Domestic polecats - ferrets
|The polecat was cultivated by the person 800 years ago and was widely used then for catching of various rodents. The polecat is a predator of family marten, his trunk is extended, fur at a polecat dense, the small animal can reach weight to 3 kg. There live domestic polecats till 12-13 years. |
Today polecats are not used any more as rats and mice hunters, today by domestic polecats, they are called still ferrets, are excellent partners who can live in city apartments.
Polecats lead a nocturnalism, in the afternoon they like to have a sleep. These small animals are very mobile, curious, playful. The domestic polecat likes suit "hiding places", putting to the secluded town all the most necessary, in his opinion, on "rainy day".
If the polecat in good mood, he can jump up and make characteristic sounds – a gukanye, and here if the pet in bad mood, it starts hissing. If something interested a polecat, he usually raspushat the tail. Polecats regularly comb out and bite the dense fur coat is a norm and is not a symptom of a disease or existence of skin parasites.
How to choose a domestic polecat?
Before getting a decorative polecat, it is necessary to remember a specific smell of this animal. Polecats have special odorous glands which allocate silnopakhnushchy substance in case of danger. Some people of such smell cannot transfer though in most cases the smell of a polecat does not give to owners a special inconvenience. Therefore before purchase it is necessary to sniff to a polecat.
Polecats can get on in one house with dogs not of hunting breeds, with cats. With rodents – the natural production – polecats, most likely, will not make friends. Ferrets like to dig in the earth therefore flowerpots in the house where there is a ferret, it is better to clean above, out of a zone of reach of an animal.
Besides, domestic polecats can bite therefore they are not recommended to be got in families where there are small children.
About the one whom to support, a male or a female, it is necessary to think in advance. Females of domestic polecats more small than males, are less aggressive and more curious, differ from males in coloring. Females give in to training easier, but to owners, than males become attached less.
If cultivation of polecats is not planned, the animal will need to be sterilized: males strongly mark the territory at the marriage period, and females suffer from a long techka which very much exhausts them an organism.
How to support a domestic polecat?
Support ferrets usually in spacious cages or directly indoors, having provided to an animal the fenced-off corner, for example. If the polecat lives in a cage, it is necessary to let out him at least for 2-3 hours for walks. Thus in the house where there lives a polecat, all cracks have to be closed surely up, windows are tightened by a strong grid, doors of cases and bedside tables – are reliably closed.
Daily care of a polecat consists in feeding, an animal poyeniye, and also cleaning of his toilet. By the way, accustom polecats to use of a tray in the same way, as well as cats. Every week it is necessary to change a laying in "nest" of a polecat. Periodically animal it is necessary to cut claws and to bathe him.
For walks on the street it is necessary to use a breast-band – without it the small animal can escape and be lost.
Polecats as well as dogs, need annual preventive plague and rage inoculations.
In the nature polecats eat small rodents, frogs, sometimes small birdies. Domestic polecats should be fed with special ready-made feeds or the balanced mix from natural meat. If the polecat incorrectly eats, he becomes weak, often is ill.
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