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post #1 of 40 (permalink) Old 02-23-2007, 11:00 PM Thread Starter
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my first gp's cage!!

ok...so i have moved Cinnabun into her nice new cage...it is a Martin's ferret cage, but i modified it tons...and i gave her wooden floors and a slide out pan that is 6in in height...made that myself too...so here are some pics...









she was soo excited to see her new cage...she would squeal non stop for literally a few hours, ran all through the cage, popcorned....really opened up...i thought she was a shy piggie but boy was i wrong...she took food from my hand...you could tell she was really really happy

the cage is four feet in length, one and a half feet wide and 30in in height...

i d like to hear your opinions about my cage, good or bad, any need of improvements, ect...also im switching the bedding to maybe carefresh, but i dont like it due to all the dust...any sugestions?


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she seems to really enjoy the carpet...here are her initiation of popcorning phase:




here's her in her popcorning...







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Shes sooo small compaird to it! lol I bet she loves it!

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yeah, she's so tiny, that she can easy fit into a regular cat dish..lol


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ohh my, that is small lol

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oh she's so cute!!! love the popcorning isn't it great??

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i was very surprised how excited she got, she went from total shyness to an extrovert


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The only thing I see that may be an issue is the uncovered ramp. Pigs are notoriously prone to breaking toes and ending up with feet issues due to wire floorings.
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im def open to some criticisms here, so what do you think i should do to improve that?? maybe put some fabric..or what would you normally do? anything else that could be improved...any bedding suggestions? i dont like carefresh bc of the dustiness..and im getting rid of the bedding i currently have


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omigosh she must be so happy in there!

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Aww!!!! She looks so happy .

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she must think she's die and gone to GP heaven.



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wow nice cage. lucky little gp


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You could try carpet over the ramp... I haven't had to modify one before. Try looking at the Cavy Cages photo galleries, there's a section on ramps
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