fans said the city was acting on overinflated, unfair fears of animals that owners praise as playful, inquisitive pets suitable for apartment life: small, quiet, litter-trainable and able to be caged when no one's home.
A group called Legalizing Ferret
Ownership in NYC has collected 600 signatures on a petition to end the ban, but its leaders declined to be interviewed for fear of being outed and losing their furry friends.
HEV was also recently detected in the United States in serum (11), suggesting that ferret
HEV infection is not restricted to the Netherlands and might be distributed in ferrets
was detained at Porth police station for a few hours before being bailed to a new home in the area.
The ceremony in County Durham was attended by 75 ferret
friends and 40 of their owners in a bid to raise the profile of the animals by North Pennine Ferret
and their owners enjoyed a reception at Pets at Home in Washington later in the afternoon.
look similar to the ferrets
that some people keep as pets, but the two are actually different species.
These facilities will continue to husband, breed, and raise captive ferrets
, and provide excess animals (approximately 150-250) for annual reintroduction efforts.
Rescue, based in Kingstanding, took in a record 120 of the creatures last year.
Kelly said: "When I was near to ending it all, the ferrets
Many of us would struggle to answer this sort of question, but luckily the Tribunal could call on the Ferret
Census 2009, which recorded that 80 per cent of ferrets
were kept for companionship.
A story on Monday's City/Region cover incorrectly referred to ferrets