Date: 2001-07-30 10:03:00 UTC
Subject: sand box
This could indirectly deal w/health so I'm asking for suggestions.
thinking of using a large plastic tub filled w/top soil to satisfy
ferrets' love for digging. I've read that some of you use rice
some reason, I just can't get past the picture in my head of one of
ferrets w/a rice kernel jammed up its nose. :P Am I being
like they'd have an easier time sneezing out dirt. Or, what about
it dangerous for them to shovel through sand? I love watching them
around in my potted plants but, of course, its messy, bad for the
they have to get a bath. I prefer not to bathe mine too much if I
help it. Fortunately, none have taken an interest in chewing the
know most indoor plants can be poisonous. I've tried those
packing peanuts, but they did nothing for my ferrets. Guess there's
better than digging where you shouldn't.
OK, now that ya'll are done laughing (have you ever seen a ferret
it's nose??)... send some suggestions my way. Sand, dirt, or rice?
the consensus? Let me know positive and negative experiences. I
C. had a suggestion awhile back but I've since forgotten what he