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This enlightening exploration journeys through the captivating history of ferrets, from their early domestication as hunting companions to their cherished status as household pets today. Originating as valuable partners in hunting and pest control, ferrets have played various roles throughout history, including their presence in royal courts during the Middle Ages and as show animals in the Victorian era. The 20th century saw ferrets serving in wars and contributing to scientific research. Today, these playful and affectionate animals are beloved pets in many parts of the world, although their legal status as pets varies. This article delves into the rich and multifaceted history of ferrets, highlighting their enduring bond with humans and their evolving role in our lives.