Date: 2003-06-02 11:29:38 UTC
Subject: Re: Heat Stroke/Exhaustion?
Agreed. We did a rescue in central florida a few years back.
The ferrets were kept outside with a simple roof over their heads. Central Florida can be quite hot in the summer, with temps in the low to mid 90's every day. These ferrets seemed to do OK with it, but I'm sure it was a matter of acclimation.
If anyone would like to see the conditions these ferrets were in, go here: http://www.miamiferret.org/safe.htm and scroll down towards the bottom of the page.
> I know people in Florida who have ferrets in temperatures that would
> cause our's to suffer greatly, but the ferrets have been long used to
> such temperatures.