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Synonyms for ferret

Synonyms for ferret

musteline mammal of prairie regions of United States

domesticated albino variety of the European polecat bred for hunting rats and rabbits

hound or harry relentlessly

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hunt with ferrets

search and discover through persistent investigation

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Ferrets are legal in much of the country, but some board members said the slinky weasel relatives don't belong in dense, largely apartment-dwelling New York.
28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Faced with a lack of insight into why their customers were giving the scores they were in their customer feedback surveys, P&O Ferries has turned to Feedback Ferret to help them unlock the reasons behind the scores.
Years of lobbying by ferret owners has finally landed an audience in Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration, which says it could hold a hearing by the end of the year on a measure to make ferrets legal once again.
Ferret HEV was also recently detected in the United States in serum (11), suggesting that ferret HEV infection is not restricted to the Netherlands and might be distributed in ferrets worldwide.
Collette followed the RSPCA's advice to the letter - and was forced to go to Good Hope Hospital after the frenzied ferret repeatedly bit the hand that was trying to feed him.
The ferret was detained at Porth police station for a few hours before being bailed to a new home in the area.
The ceremony in County Durham was attended by 75 ferret friends and 40 of their owners in a bid to raise the profile of the animals by North Pennine Ferret Welfare.
Their lavish wedding, held at the Chapel of the Pit Village at Beamish Museum in County Durham, was attended by 75 ferret friends and 40 of their owners on Christmas Eve.
In 1979 , the black-footed ferret was feared to be extinct.
Summary: A charity is caring for a ferret which was found on a platform at a station in Edinburgh, after a train arrived from London.
Many of us would struggle to answer this sort of question, but luckily the Tribunal could call on the Ferret Census 2009, which recorded that 80 per cent of ferrets were kept for companionship.
Correction (published May 25, 2010): A ferret is a small carnivorous mammal belonging to the weasel family.
He spoke out after James McKay, d i rector of the Derbyshire-based National Ferret School, lodged an official complaint with thje RSPCA.
The 67 year-old spoke out after the fundraising event came under fire from James McKay, the director of the Derbyshire-based National Ferret School.