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Post by AnonONIagent on Sun Oct 30, 2016 10:49 pm

So earlier today I had Sally out on my bed, and she came across a pair of earbuds I had laying out next to my laptop. She started chewing the cable and throwing it around, and she looked like she was having a blast. So what I'm wondering is, would it be safe to put some old, non-working earbuds in my girls' cage for them to play with, or is this a bad idea?

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Re: Earbuds

Post by AnonymousMouseOwner on Sun Oct 30, 2016 11:00 pm

I'd be worried about the metal part of the wires coming out and poking them, and if they swallow that part it could harm their insides, as it is sharp.

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Re: Earbuds

Post by scaredymouse on Mon Oct 31, 2016 12:24 am

Nope, not safe to chew. That's why we make hanging toys for them, they love to play. Get safe string (hemp, jute, sisal), tissue paper/newspaper strips and make a safe toy!

Almost everything they enjoy chewing, they like to tear apart to take it back to their nest. So, everything needs to be safe. They don't just play, they shred!

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Post by AnonONIagent on Mon Oct 31, 2016 12:31 am

Alright, I thought not, but I decided I might as well ask. I'll probably make something out of one of the materials Scaredy mentioned and put some wooden weights on the ends so they can throw it around like Sally was doing.

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