The Ferret Nook Ferret Shelter


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phone:   (608) 423-3315
fax:        (608) 423-9575
mail:      PO Box 3
              Cambridge, WI
              53523-0003      
email:             ferretnook@ferretnook.org


 

 

 AMAZING STATISTICS

 

Shelter stats from 1/1/05 8/31/05 

  • Ferrets In (1/1/05 8/31/05) = 95

  • Adopted =  29

  • Deaths =   39

  • Avg Age =   3.2 years

  • Avg turnaround time = 8-12 weeks

  • Total loads ferret laundry = 879 loads (off site loads not counted)

  •  Litter pans cleaned every other day (84 pans) =  10,206

  •  Daily Time Out = 6,075 (25 play groups in 5 play areas)

  •  Twice a month ears cleaned = 5,440 ears

  •  Twice a month nails trimmed = 27,200 nails

  •  Daily water bottles filled = 20,412 fills

  •  Daily food added = 20,412 bowls filled

  •  Nightly bowls of mush fed (5) = 1,215 bowls

           Medication:

  • Prednisone 2 x daily (15 ferrets) = 7,290 doses

  • Melatonin Implants (54 ferrets x 2) = 108

  • Antibiotics (on avg., 3 ferrets 2x daily) = 1,458 doses

         The top 3 reasons we have found that ferrets are relinquished are:

  1. Not enough time

  2. Moving -- can't have pets

  3. Having a baby


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