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Appeal for homes for overlooked ferrets in Lanarkshire

Brandy a white ferret running through a green tunnel

We are appealing to the public to find homes for four overlooked ferrets in the care of our Lanarkshire Animal Rescue and Rehoming Centre.

We have been caring for the animals for a combined total of over 570 days but unfortunately Lynx, William, Brandy and Rufus have had little interest.

Centre assistant manager, Carrie Gianelli, said, “We would love to find forever homes for these fabulous ferrets.

Our longest ferret resident is William who has been with the Society for almost 300 days altogether!

“He is inquisitive and loves to know what is going on around him. William will need someone who has the time and patience to continue building his confidence when he is being handled.

“Lynx is a friendly wee ferret that loves attention and exploring new areas. He comes to greet you each morning and is very well-handled. Lynx is very tidy in his enclosure and is litter trained.

“Rufus loves playing with his toys and enjoying a good run around. He loves nothing more than snuggling up in his bed.

“Brandy is a very energetic and inquisitive boy who likes to watch what is going on around him. He loves to dig and burrow and enjoys having time out of his enclosure for his daily handling. Brandy would be best suited to an experienced owner in a home with older children if any.

“All four of these ferrets are neutered and could live with other ferrets pending appropriate introductions. They will require plenty of exercise and enrichment to keep them physically and mentally stimulated.

“If anyone is also thinking about becoming a first-time ferret owner then please consider adopting an animal and giving them a second chance. Our centre reception is open 1pm until 4pm daily and you can give our teams a call or pop in with any questions you might have about adopting one of these animals.

Ferrets make fantastic pets with their funny, cheeky natures and will definitely bring a lot of fun in to their new owners’ lives. We would love to see our ferrets get the loving homes they deserve.”

People can find out more about the ferrets at the Lanarkshire Animal Rescue and Rehoming Centre, or apply to rehome them here:




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