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Old 05-21-2011, 08:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Purchase a used ferret nation cage?

Thank you for the advice about the C&C versus Ferret Nation cages.

We have decided to go with the Ferret Nation cage, but are shocked with the cost of shipping that is added on to the price. I have made a bazillion calls to pet stores in about a 40 mile radius around our house, and none of them carry the cage in their store. We have found a used one on Craig's list that has housed chinchillas and male rats, but I am concerned about our hedgie being upset by potential smells that might linger. Has anyone ever bought a used one? Can we just bleach it to get the possible smells out?

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Old 05-21-2011, 08:26 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Purchase a used ferret nation cage?

If it is in good shape go ahead and buy it. We had our ferrets in our FN prior to the hedgehogs getting it and with a good cleaning, it is fine. You do need to totally dismantle the cage because urine gets in between the parts of the cage. We use a dish soap and bleach solution and a scrub brush, then rinsed well with hot water and a final rinse of vinegar and water. Ferrets are far worse in smell than rats or chins and they leave an oily residue on everything but the hedgehogs didn't notice a thing once we'ed cleaned the cage.
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