Archive for the mink Tag

What To Do If You Find A Ferret Outside

Yesterday I saw on Facebook that someone had called the Massachusetts’ Ferret Friends to report seeing a ferret loose on the beach on Plum Island, MA. After speaking with the shelter operator who got a description of the animal, it sounded more to us like the animal was a mink, and not a ferret. Plum Island is very near to
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Lucky Duck, Wiley Weasel

Sal’s father, Paul, must have some super mustelid aura about him, because it seems like he is always catching sight of uncommonly seen mustelids just chilling out. Today I’m over his house doing some laundry, and after we had dinner, he had stepped out onto the deck and called over to me that he just saw an otter dive into
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More mustelids!

I so enjoy living in a place where we have abundant wildlife, and since moving to Gloucester, MA, I’ve been delighted at how many wild mustelids live in the area. Last fall, I stood on Sal’s parents’ deck watching a mink (Neovison vison) as he groomed himself on a rock not 20 feet from me. Then, Sal’s father excitedly showed
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A Night Visit

I had a dream some time late last week that really stuck to me. I often have dreams that involve ferrets, but usually they involve my kids getting into some kind of trouble, or about me finding and rescuing some poor lost fuzz. It began with me sleeping in bed, but Sal was not there for some reason. I was
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