In this Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012 photo, Pat Wright, an advocate for legalizing ferret ownership in California, gets a kiss from one his three ferrets at his home in La Mesa, Calif. The ferrets live ... more 
In this Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012 photo, Pat Wright, an advocate for legalizing ferret ownership in California, gets a kiss from one his three ferrets at his home in La Mesa, Calif. The ferrets live peacefully along with Wright's three dogs and a cat. ferret fans argue that the foot-long domesticated creatures make excellent pets and shouldn’t be regulated by wildlife agencies as such. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Lenny Ignelzi
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