Just like humans, ferrets make different noises for different emotions. Some ferrets are more talkative than others. Some ferrets are not very vocal and others chuckle all the time and are very vocal. Here are a variety of ferret sound files:
All are ulaw (.au/.snd) format unless otherwise noted.
- Adhémar and Idéfix wrestling [146 kB], from Kathy Robson
- Hodge clucking [28 kB], hissing [22 kB], and chuckling [60 kB], from David Schutz
- A ferret chittering/chuckling [220 kB], from Rudy
- Tori whining to be picked up [80 kB], from Bob Church
- Hanna and her 8 babies [168 kB], from Bill Looyen
- Cassie chuckling and “power-sniffing” [114 kB AIFF], from John Rosloot