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What are some games to play with a ferret?

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Ferrets enjoy playing games that challenge their natural abilities. For example, because they are predators, ferrets like to chase objects, such as a toy attached to a string. Hide-and-seek also appeals to this instinct. In addition, tug-of-war is similar to the hunting behavior of wild ferrets.

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Ferrets are natural burrowers, so they love running through tube-like objects such as PVC pipes and even the legs of trousers. A tunnel run combines well with hiding and chasing games. Ferrets also like to slide, so some owners create plastic or Formica inclines for sliding games. Once the ferret is placed at the top of the structure, it enjoys sliding down.

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