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How Long Do Ferrets Live?

How Long Do Ferrets Live?How Long Do Ferrets Live?

When we add a pet to our family, whether it is a cat, dog, bird, hamster, iguana, ferret or any other critter, we don’t want to think about how long he or she will live.

Each type of animal has a general life expectancy range, but as with any animal or person, the lifespan of a ferret can vary greatly.

The answer to How Long Do Ferrets Live? Depends on several factors. Some of these factors are more controllable than others.

Ferrets in the U.S. have a life expectancy of 5-9 years. Ferrets in the U.K. tend to live a bit longer–6-11 years.

There are 4 main determinants that influence how long a ferret lives. Continue reading How Long Do Ferrets Live?