Monday, November 15, 2010

90 ferrets rescued from Springdale home

by Othello Richards

SPOKANE -- We've heard about people hoarding dogs or cats, but an animal shelter in Northwest Spokane has its cages full of ferrets.

Ferret Haven of Spokane and another rescue group in North Idaho collected 45 ferrets from a home in Springdale, WA. We're told the owner surrendered them, but still had 45 more.

Paula Woodlan with Ferret Haven says she wouldn't consider this a case of hoarding, she says the person involved just got in over her head trying to care for these animals.

We are told more than 15 of the ferrets had to be put down because of poor health..." More & video

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