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Ferrets as pets will never cease to entertain you with their antics. Providing a variety of stimulating and safe ferret toys is a great way to keep your ferret entertained and happy. Ferrets will play with almost anything, but when selecting toys for ferrets, it is important to pick toys that are durable and won't pose a safety hazard to your pet.
We researched the market and found the best ferret toys.
Best Overall: Marshall Super Thru-Way Small Animal Tunnel Toy
Most ferrets love tunnels, so you'll find several on this list. Our top ferret toy is an extreme tunnel that is sure to provide lots of entertainment. This very flexible vinyl tunnel stretches to 20 feet and is clear so you can watch the fun. It can also be re-arranged or connected to other toys. Use with supervision to make sure the ferrets are taken care of by not chewing on the vinyl.
Best for Treats: KONG Puppy Dog Toy
Dog owners may be familiar with the Kong, and now there is one designed for ferrets. It is a very sturdy hollow rubber toy. It bounces and moves in unpredictable ways, and can be stuffed with your ferret's favorite treat to become a good distraction tool when you groom your ferret.
Best Portable: Kaytee Crinkle Tunnel
Ferrets love tunnels and this crinkle tunnel has the advantage of making irresistible noises when your ferret runs through it. This toy is about 2 feet long with a peek-a-boo hole in the middle. When playtime is over, it collapses into a compact disc for storage and can even be machine washed.
Best Plush: Marshall Ferret Octo-Play
This toy is cute and offers dual function as a cozy sleeping spot and a multi-tunnel toy. Made of soft fleece, the body of the octopus is a great hiding hole, while each of the 5 foot-long arms are great for tunneling through, hiding in, and playing Peek-a-boo from as there is a hole halfway down each arm as well as at the end that makes it easy to hide under your couch when you accommodate the house for your ferret.
Best Ball: Marshall Ferret Sport Balls
Miniature versions of football, baseball, soccer, or tennis balls come two to a pack—unfortunately, you can't choose specific balls. These cute balls have soft fleece exteriors and bells inside, so are easy to carry and fun to play with.