The Low Road, Always/Sans Reliable Transportation

Two Paintings in a new mini-series I’m working on.  I stumbled upon these wagons with ukiyo-e floral arrangements.  I thought that the pairing with a full animal would be a nice stretch for me.  Another first:  a ferret.  I have been wanting to do a weasel, mink, ferret, ermine for a while.  The idea of ferret as pack animal seemed like the way to go