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Ferret Friday Coming Again Soon

After the heartbreak of losing A E Ferret back in September, I wasn't sure that we would ever have ferrets in our lives again. Youngest took the loss extremely hard and has only recently begun to soften to the idea of a new ferret. Over the last few months, the Hubster and I have discussed it and even went to the animal shelter when a ferret pair was available. (We were still unsure so we left without them and they were adopted before we were able to get back). Fast forward to earlier this week when I went to the pet store for cat food. Four tiny ferrets had just arrived and I was hooked. In order to bring them home, I had to undo all the changes that we had made to A E's room--it had been transformed into my office for law school.
Over the past few days, I moved furniture, created a "bathroom" annex for the cage, and researched solutions to the behavioral issues that we ran into previously. I even named "my" ferret Bella. So, with most prep done, we headed out to the store when I got home from work tonight. Currently, the two furry boys are sleeping after wearing themselves out exploring their new home. Turns out Bella is a Bela (as in Bela Lugosi who played Dracula). It is a fitting name since the pet store personnel report that he was the biter of the group. His buddy has no name yet, but the Hubster will name him well I am sure. (Update: turns out Bella is a girl after all.)
No close up pics today as we were busy helping the boys find the food and water and the bathroom. Bella is in the foreground and his brother is off to the left entering the bathroom. Stay tuned...


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