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How to Make a Pet Rat Hammock

It is very easy to make your rat his own hammock. All you need to do is to get a large piece of soft, fleecy material. This could be bought from a material shop very cheaply, or could even be from an old jumper or blanket.Cut a square of the fleecy material. The size will depend on the size of your rats, but generally it is good to go for a larger size than necessary, so that your rat can really relax. An average size rat could have a nice large hammock using these dimensions:30 x 38 cm (12 x 15")A very big rat could have an extra large hammock using these dimensions:38 x 45 cm (15 x 18"). This size would also be good for ferrets. You then need to make a hole in each of the four corners of the material. Through these holes you can thread a sturdy piece of string and tie it onto the cage roof, or corner of the cage. When it is all secure place your rat into the hammock with some soothing words of encouragement. You will soon find that every time you look in the cage your rats are all piled up in the hammock sn...

 


Chinchillas Can Be Awesome Pets

Chinchillas are of the rodent family although they don't seem like it. If you've never had a chinchilla before you may want to consider one as a pet.Also known as "chins" they have incredible velvety fir, and they resemble a chubby squirrel with Mickey mouse type ears. They are nocturnal, although they do get up and play alot during the day. Chins are very smart and playful, and I'm told can be trained. They are also very clean, so their cage area doesn't tend to stink as many other types of caged animals can.I got my first pair of chinchillas, as adults, a proven breeding pair. They were nice enough but they never really did bond with us. We ended up having 3 litters total. They usually have 1-3 babies (also known as kits), and their pregnancy is 111 days (about 4 months), which is a very long gestation period for an animal that size. The babies are born really advanced for newborns. They are open eyed, fully furred and running around nearly within minutes of birth. They can also eat adult food nearly fro...

 


How to Choose Guinea Pig Cages

If you would like to have a healthy and happy guinea pig then it is important that you have a large enough cage for the Guinea Pig along with room for its feed bowl, toys, bedding area and room for it to run around. One can find quite a few guinea pig cages sold today which can be too undersized for a Guinea Pigs requirements, that are; exercise, play, socializing, sleeping and eating. Below you will see some guidelines on the way to make your guinea pig comfy and what to look for before deciding on a guinea pig cage.There is certainly no point in having a big guinea pig cage and that is bare. A large cage lacking the necessary accessories is going to be boring for the Guinea Pig, and it's going to in the end have a harmful effect on their physical and psychological condition, your Guinea Pig distressed. The guinea pig cage must be completely enclosed to keep your guinea pig in and the cat or dog out. Include bedding and tunnel's and near to the ground ramps although pet guinea pigs aren't agile and do not c...

 




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