||One and a half years old|
is Sky. She's a little firecracker, always keeps us on our toes.
She's still young so she's got plenty of energy to burn where our older
ferret likes to relax more, I'm sure she gets on his nerves sometimes, but
he puts her in her place when she does bother him too much. She's at least
partially deaf, she does react to loud noises but they have to be loud.
Because of her hearing she's a very vocal little girl, she will dook and
huff and puff while playing, hissing as well. She doesn't cuddle very
well, but she's young yet and hasn't mellowed out like her older brother Reaper.
She's mostly independent, not one to cuddle and love on, though she loves
riding around in the hood of my hoodies. She loves it when you pat the
ground around her and roll her around during play. She can get very
excited very easily when it comes to play and can go on and on. She's
young yet so is like a child. She can be kind of bratty sometimes when she
doesn't get to come out to play, throws tantrums like no other.
She likes to swim around in the tub if you fill it up enough when she gets
her monthly bath. Sky's a handful at times but I love her so she's easy to
forgive, even when she's being a brat.
She's a lucky little kit that our Reaper takes care of her the way he
does. He certainly let's her get away with a lot, but when she's being
extra annoying he'll indulge her and play, and if she doesn't stop when
he's done he'll put her in her place!
I'm sure she'll mellow out in a year or two. I hear most active ferrets
like her calm down about three or four. She's going on two. She walks well on her
leash! Even though the harness makes her walk a little funny from her
little front legs, even when fitted properly she'll still walk odd when
its on, but she'll drag you around that's for sure.
The other ferret in the picture of three of them drinking is Kie, she was
our third ferret, we lost her back in late February to heart disease. She
was a gorgeous silver girl, about five when she had to be put to sleep. The
medication wasn't really helping and she was suffering more than living so
we had to let her go. I plan on getting a new ferret sometime in the
future, hopefully a rescue ferret, to make them a trio again. Kie taught
Sky a lot, she would play with her more than Reaper does.
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