I'm being cared for by: Washington Metropolitan Area Ferret Outreach
Help me get seen & adopted!
Facts about Eddie
Color: Brown Or Chocolate
housetrained, not good with kids, and not good with small animals.
I am housetrained, not good with kids, and not good with small animals.
Eddie came to us from Frederick County, MD. He is a rambunctious, and funny guy who loves to chase and play. However, he does play a little rough at times, and therefore should not be around children. He also tackles other ferrets, so he is best suited for a mature household looking for a single ferret! This guy does not appear to be a Marshall Farms ferret and judging by his temperament, i would say he is a Path Valley ferret.
About Washington Metropolitan Area Ferret Outreach
Founded in 2010, WMAFO is a foster-based rescue and network of ferret enthusiasts in the Washington, DC metro area. In late 2010, a ferret shelter in the DC area closed its doors permanently, while another announced they were no longer taking in surrenders. Some volunteers from those two rescues came together to found Washington Metropolitan Area Ferret Outreach to fill the gap in no-kill ferret shelters in the mid-Atlantic area.
The goals of WMAFO are simple: prevent ferrets from being unnecessarily euthanized in county animal shelters and provide support and education to keep ferrets in their current homes. The organization has two branches related to those goals, one that takes in ferrets from county shelters and private individuals as foster homes are available and places them in new, forever homes, and an educational branch, which holds outreach events at petstores, local animal expos and other venues and provides guidance and support for ferret owners. The organization also provides a support network for DC area ferret owners including pet-sitting, information sharing and advice, social events and a sense of community.
Our Adoption Process...
View our adoptable ferrets Adoption Application
One of the main goals of WMAFO is to find forever homes for the ferrets in our care. We aim to place our ferrets in loving homes where they will recieve proper care and attention. We are happy to adopt to new and existing ferret owners as long as the homes meet a few simple criteria.
Some of the things we look for in forever homes are:
Basic knowledge of proper ferret care, nutrition and health A stable and safe home environment Willingness to stay current on new developments in ferret health and wellness An ability to provide adequate food and medical care for a ferret for the entirity of their life A love and respect for ferrets in all of their stages, from playful kit to cuddly old weasel We reserve the right to deny adoption to any applicant without reason.
Under 2: $95
2-3 years old: $75
3-4 years old: $55
5 and older: negotiable
Please note that adoption fees are not tax deductable, although any donation you choose to make in addition to the adoption fee is greatly appreciated and we are happy to give you a tax receipt for your donation.
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