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Summer tip: A large bathroom or kitchen tile in your ferrets cage can help keep them cool!

SCFR 2018 Calendars are in the works!!

Looking for a stocking filler for that ferret fanatic in your life? Or need a new 2018 Calendar for yourself? In the next few months we will have stock of 2018 calendars available for purchase! All funds go to the rescue to help cover the costs of keeping our little fuzzies happy and healthy.

They will be priced at £10 each, with includes FREE postage and packing to anywhere in the United Kingdom, and we can also post to America for just an additional £5 postal fee!

Payment can be made via PayPal to - please state your full address in the message so we can post them out to you as soon as possible!

​As well as the most popular pictures that have so far been on our Facebook page throughout the year, there will be many more photos of the ferrets at the rescue in this beautiful little calendar.

Keep an eye on our Facebook page for the when we have them in stock!

We also have our very own YouTube account! Why not stop by and take a look at some of the videos of our ferrets looking for homes, and local Vet Students learning to handle ferrets!

Thanks to the RSPCA, West Yorkshire Fire Service and Abbey House Vets for helping Whoops :D

Photos courtesy of Abbey House Vets

Why not come and say hello, and join our 'South Cheshire Ferret Rescue'  Facebook page! There are lots of updates, competitions, photos and general ferret chat!

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Summer is upon us!

Its starting to get very warm out there, and its very important to make sure your ferrets remain cool and hydrated in these summer months.

Make sure that their cage / enclosure has plenty of ventilation to let cool air blow through, ferrets are very susceptible to overheat, as they can only sweat through their paws!!

Remember! Changing their drinking water a couple of times a day is a must, but be careful that its not ice cold or they may not be able to drink a lot at a time, and could cause them to dehydrate!

"Whoops" Hits the Headlines!

RSPCA inspector Charly Wain attended the emergency call to find the adult male ferret tangled in the mesh fencing at the DVLA centre on Mothers Way.

Inspector Wain said: “There’s no way the poor little ferret could have got out on his own, and he was so badly tangled up, I knew I would have to call the fire service for help.

“They arrived and were soon able to cut a section from the fence that the ferret, now named Whoops, was stuck in.

“However, as he was clearly in pain, I took him to straight to Abbey House Vets in Morley, still attached to the section of mesh, so they could remove him safely.''

Tip: When 'ferret proofing' a room, remember, if their head can fit so can their body (usually!!)

Once they arrived, a vet managed to start untangling Whoops, but after getting him out of one hole, it became clear he was firmly stuck in the rest. After sedating him, they finally managed to cut him free. He was given some pain relief - but he is now recovering well.

To continue reading about Whoops, and to see some more pictures, please click on the button below!

Or, you could follow us on Twitter, for even more updates and photos about the ferrets we currently have in our care here at the rescue!