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Forum: Rat Homes

Information and discussion about rat cages, bedding, toys, and creating an enriching and fun environment for your rat.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Cage Pic Thread (No chat)

    Hey everyone! A while back, our old cage thread was accidentally lost in the site transfer. So we're starting fresh here. Post any pictures...

    Started by Jaguar‎, 01-12-2012 01:15 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Ferret & Critter Nation pic thread (no chat)

    If you have cage questions please post a question in your own topic. If you have a question for a user click there name to see if they are active and...

    Started by reachthestars‎, 07-03-2008 06:02 PM
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  3. Poll Sticky Thread Sticky: Poll: What cage do you own? (poll)

    sorry if any of these are repeated, if i missed any cages tell me and i can put it in

    Started by Brian‎, 08-24-2010 05:14 PM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: How to Make Cage Accessories

    please only post if you have something to contribute to the thread, such as your own design, or something to add to an existing post (tips,...

    Started by ration1802‎, 07-20-2008 05:26 PM
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  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Choosing a Good Cage for your Rats [GUIDE]

    ~ UNDER CONSTRUCTION ~ ! A lot of people have asked us "What is the best rat cage?" Unfortunately there is no sure fire "best" cage, and a lot of...

    Started by Jaguar‎, 03-16-2013 03:50 AM
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  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Rat Proofing & Free Ranging Ideas

    It's a pretty well know fact that pet rats need at the very least one hour of free range, or at the least, out of cage time, a day. A lot of people...

    Started by littlematchstick‎, 01-14-2010 01:33 PM
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  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: Suitable Bedding & Litter Training Guides

    Recommended Bedding Aspen: Hardwood, can be chipped or shredded. Fairly cheap, absorbs and contains odor well, but is often dusty and has a bit...

    Started by Jaguar‎, 01-13-2010 06:35 PM
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  8. Sticky Thread Sticky: Rat Cage Size Calculators

    This is an informative post for those looking to calculate how many rats their cage will hold. Various cage calculators ...

    Started by ration1802‎, 09-15-2008 02:41 AM
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  1. Suggestions on a silent rat wheel

    I can't take it anymore. I need suggestions for a silent rat wheel. I keep getting mixed reviews about the one I'm looking at, and I just don't know...

    Started by Damein1234‎, 05-23-2017 12:06 AM
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    05-24-2017, 02:41 PM Go to last post
  2. Question Splitting a Rat Manor in two with two pregnant does?

    Hello! So I have two very pregnant rats who are each currently in bin cages. The bin cages are a very, very DIY setup and I'm not 100% confident in...

    Started by itsybitsy‎, 05-18-2017 09:53 AM
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    05-24-2017, 04:18 AM Go to last post
  3. Is it time to get a new cage?

    So the cage I have now is a perfectly good cage I have two boys in it and it says it can hold 5 comfortably. The thing is the doors on the side can...

    Started by TexasRatties‎, 05-20-2017 09:04 AM
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    05-24-2017, 03:26 AM Go to last post
  4. Dirty Ferret Nation

    My friend sent me a picture the other day of a used double unit ferret nation for 100 in a town a bit away from mine. I bought it because I wanted to...

    Started by macydingus‎, 05-18-2017 11:26 PM
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    05-24-2017, 03:07 AM Go to last post
  5. Single critter nation

    I almost cried putting this thing together. It was bad. But it's done and never coming apart again :p The boys hate it. Too much open space lol got a...

    Started by Mait‎, 05-23-2017 06:53 PM
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    05-24-2017, 01:48 AM Go to last post
  6. Dig Box soil question

    Hi everyone,My first ratties came home last Sunday and they are doing well! I've decided I want to make them a dig box. I plan on getting a big...

    Started by Labrador‎, 05-18-2017 02:14 PM
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    05-22-2017, 08:43 PM Go to last post
  7. More stuff of my giant cage?

    I've got this big ol' ferret cage with lots of space for hanging toys, hammocks, etc. They barely ever use the hammocks, they like the fully...

    Started by masonbee‎, 05-18-2017 03:42 PM
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    05-22-2017, 02:26 PM Go to last post
  8. Rats in double critter nation favor top half

    Hey, I was wondering if anyone else with a double critter nation has noticed their rats favoring the top half of the cage, and if anyone had any...

    Started by charlypie‎, 05-19-2017 12:25 PM
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  9. Great Cage Deal

    I just saw the prevue rat cage was on sell for $88 if someone wants a brand new cage its usually $135...

    Started by TexasRatties‎, 05-18-2017 11:59 AM
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    05-19-2017, 12:19 AM Go to last post
  10. The critter nation pan dilemma, see through pans?

    Has anyone ever found a clear plastic storage bin type thing that fits in a critter nation to use as a pan? I'm going to switch to a loose bedding...

    Started by charlypie‎, 05-16-2017 02:36 PM
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  11. Is the Critter Nation tall enough?

    Hello. I really like the Critter Nation but my concern is that it is not tall enough with enough internal open vertical space. I read a lot how...

    Started by Adam‎, 05-16-2017 09:15 PM
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  12. Question cage recommendations in AUS?

    Hey I live in Australia and I'm finding it really hard to find a decent size and price of a cage in this country, or ones that actually ship here. A...

    Started by brooklyn&cornflake‎, 04-13-2017 07:52 PM
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    05-16-2017, 11:05 PM Go to last post
  13. Need help with purchasing a rat cage! Hamilton/GTA Area!

    Hi there! My name is Enis. I really want to be a new pet rat owner. I have done a LOT of research, and I am having trouble finding a medium sized...

    Started by Eratnis‎, 04-19-2017 09:54 PM
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    05-12-2017, 11:13 PM Go to last post
  14. To Wheel or Not To Wheel?

    Hello! I'm a new rat Parent and was wondering if you think it'd be worth it to get my boys a wheel. They're rescues,over a year old, and never...

    Started by masonbee‎, 04-27-2017 02:24 PM
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    05-12-2017, 10:22 PM Go to last post
  15. Question Is this Cage Okay?

    It has several levels and at least 3 places to hide. I house two rats here, both full grown males, brothers. They seem content but I want to make...

    Started by Raven Mouse‎, 05-10-2017 07:30 AM
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    05-12-2017, 07:23 PM Go to last post
  16. How to help rat cage from smelling?

    Hi, I recently got a one level Critter Nation cage for my three girls. I wash the platforms of the cage once every five days. However, within...

    Started by VitaminOverdose‎, 04-27-2017 09:16 PM
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  17. smelly cage - what kind of bedding/litter for pull out tray?

    This is the cage we have: ...

    Started by laneyg‎, 04-29-2017 12:51 AM
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    05-11-2017, 03:30 PM Go to last post
  18. Pine Bedding

    So I was recommended by someone I trust who keeps rats and breeds mice to use pine. Now she doesn't use it because she is personally allergic to the...

    Started by ray‎, 05-09-2017 09:12 AM
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  19. Cage Ideas Please

    Got a very active little bean, shes constantly on the move. We are currently trying to get her to focus on us for more then 2 seconds so we can try...

    Started by TalaChester‎, 05-09-2017 09:45 AM
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  20. Should I get a bigger cage?

    The image attached is my current cage, I have two male rats and am looking to get another. However after looking at everyone's on here I'm really not...

    Started by Samanamkmj‎, 05-07-2017 01:11 PM
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    05-08-2017, 03:44 PM Go to last post

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