Today the UK celebrates its second Ferret Day, an annual event held every May 5th to raise awareness about the domesticated ferret. This mischievous animal has has been working with humans for over 2500 years, and ferret racing is still popular in rural fairs.


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The name “ferret” comes from the Latin furittus, meaning “little thief,” probably because the animal is known to steal small objects; today, trained ferrets are used to lead wires and cables in confined spaces.

Why don't you vote on your favorite photo below—or if you're already an owner, post your own picture!

#1 First Bath

First Bath

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mrstregs 1 year ago

Awww! ~ :o)

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#2 This Bed Is Mine!

This Bed Is Mine!

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#3 They Never Leave Eachother's Side

They Never Leave Eachother's Side

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GeorginaBurns 1 year ago

So well behaved..........when they are asleep.

#4 Sleeping

Sleeping

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GeorginaBurns 1 year ago

Awesome.

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#5 Ferret Sleeping

Ferret Sleeping

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Thehungrybeagle 10 months ago

Lets see.... How do you unknot this

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#6 Best Friends

Best Friends

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ReneeCroteau 1 year ago

Two's company.... no wait..... three's company!!!!

#7 Halloween Costume For Ferret

Halloween Costume For Ferret

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mrstregs 1 year ago

How awesome!!! ~ :o)

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#8 Luxury Ferret

Luxury Ferret

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ReneeCroteau 1 year ago

gots my tub, slippers & baffrobe.......now I need bubbles!

#9 Because Ferret, That's Why

Because Ferret, That's Why

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AlexandruDanciulescu 1 year ago

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFIpLs4GmI0

#10 If I Lay On The Floor, My Ferret Climbs Up For A Nap

If I Lay On The Floor, My Ferret Climbs Up For A Nap

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#11 Sleeping Baby Ferrets

Sleeping Baby Ferrets

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Evie Ticen 6 months ago

So cute

#12 Sleeping Ferret

Sleeping Ferret

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Evie Ticen 6 months ago

Cute butt

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#13 Ferret Yawning

Ferret Yawning

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NoneOfYourBuisness 10 months ago

Adorable

#14 Ferret In A Toilet Paper Roll

Ferret In A Toilet Paper Roll

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EmmaNienaber 1 year ago

THIS IS DANGEROUS. Did you know that this ferret actually died!?!?!?! Toilet paper roles can suffocate them so never, NEVER, let your ferret near one! Look at the ferrets face! It is crying out because it is stuck and can't breath. This stupid owner thought it was funny and took a picture. When the ferret DIED, they posted this picture with a long explanation of what happened and why Not to let your ferret near anything dangerous!!!!

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#15 I Left You Alone For Five Minutes

I Left You Alone For Five Minutes

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Evie Ticen 6 months ago

Love that music

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#16 Cute Ferret Sandwitch

Cute Ferret Sandwitch

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NoneOfYourBuisness 10 months ago

Cute overload! Cuteness at 100% capacity!

#17 Ferret Enjoying A Bubble Bath

Ferret Enjoying A Bubble Bath

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JonMatthes 11 months ago

WRONG! You do NOT put a ferret in water to where it is almost up to his/her face and especially not with bubble soap since they can be very allergic

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#18 Ferret Beard

Ferret Beard

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AndreaVincent 1 year ago

Lol..perfect combination

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#19 Oh Hi!

Oh Hi!

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EmmaNienaber 1 year ago

OMG WHY DO PEOPLE LET FERRETS IN THE BATHROOM?!?!?!?! That's dangerous! It may be "funny" and "cute" but not all ferrets know how to swim and what if it drowned or you accidentally pressed the lever and it got flushed!?????? Ferrets aren't toys and if you can't keep them safe and use COMMON SEnse, then why do you idiots even get ferrets?????

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#20 Jing & Jang

Jing & Jang

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JonMatthes 11 months ago

What the heck is that white stuff? It looks like chewed up pillow casing. That stuff can cause blockage to ferrets and cause them to die!

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