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Social Media Terms for Ferrets, Parrots and Rabbits

Recently Dr. Lori Huston shared a list of different social media terms and definitions that you might find people using around the web. I thought I would share some that you might see pop up when people are talking about some of the non-dog and cat pets.

Parrots

Faby- a feathered baby

Fid- feathered kid

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Wellness Wednesday- Insulinoma in Ferrets

Destiny, one of my ferrets, was diagnosed with insulinoma 2 weeks ago. She’s not my first ferret to have insulinoma and I’m sure she won’t be the last, unfortunately it’s a very common disorder in ferrets.

What is Insulinoma?

Insulinoma is a cancer that develops in the cells in the pancreas that make insulin. The . . . → Read More: Wellness Wednesday- Insulinoma in Ferrets

Weasel War Dance

Zoomies, binkies and weasel war dances- I think there is nothing I would rather see than an animal showing sheer joy!

If you’ve never seen a ferret doing the weasel war dance or happy dance, check out this video of these 2 fuzzbutts playing. If you listen close, you can also hear them dooking.

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What’s the Story Behind Your Pet’s Name?

When I adopted my first dog, I wanted to name her Ham. Not because I’m a big pork fan, but because I felt animals took after their names. I thought a dog named Ham would end up being a big clown. But my mother decided she was not going to yell “Ham come” out the . . . → Read More: What’s the Story Behind Your Pet’s Name?

Christmas Countdown Day 5- The Ferret Christmas Song

 

Tired of hearing the same Christmas songs over and over again already? Here’s a new one to add to your holiday collection

Not bad huh? Think you can remake a holiday song so it’s pet related? Share your song in the comments or on the afFURmation Facebook page or if you are . . . → Read More: Christmas Countdown Day 5- The Ferret Christmas Song