Pet Mouse Fanciers
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.

Stuff from China/Japan

Go down

Stuff from China/Japan Empty Stuff from China/Japan

Post by AnonymousMouseOwner on Tue 06 Sep 2016, 3:11 pm

I see really cheap hamster toys on Ebay that look so tempting to buy, but are they safe? They are usually from Japan/Hong Kong/China area.

_________________
Stuff from China/Japan Girlss10
Stuff from China/Japan Boyssi17Angel Remembering: Violet, Snow, Holly, Lilac, Clover, Petal, Cotton, Sugar, Autumn, Sage, Rocky, Jack, Willow, Blossom, Sierra, Amber, Olive, Scout, and Daisy
AnonymousMouseOwner
AnonymousMouseOwner
Moderator
Moderator

Join date : 2016-06-13
Posts : 1853
Likes : 516

Creative
1st Place -- December 2016

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIep-VOhEjeTsilL7Sk2fFQ https://www.instagram.com/anonymousmousevideos/

Back to top Go down

Stuff from China/Japan Empty Re: Stuff from China/Japan

Post by EverythingAnimal on Tue 06 Sep 2016, 3:29 pm

Well, it depends on the toy. What are some you have been looking at? Really, if it has the materials listed and looks safe to you, I wouldn't worry all that much. That is of course if the item is listed as new, I would hesitate and be extra careful if it was used or is not in packaging.

_________________
No mice at the moment- but 3 birds!
Rainbow Bridge:Merci, Astra, Ellie, Suzie (Suzers), Millie, Cece and Terri.
EverythingAnimal
EverythingAnimal
Sr Member
Sr Member

Join date : 2016-04-02
Posts : 292
Likes : 54

Spaced

Back to top Go down

Stuff from China/Japan Empty Re: Stuff from China/Japan

Post by MouseLover on Tue 06 Sep 2016, 4:52 pm

Lots of the wooden toys will be a pretty safe bet - you sometimes see the exact same toys being sold under different brand names at pet stores. I have bought a few things on ebay.

_________________
Current Mice: None.
Rainbow Bridge: Daisy, Peach, Ivy, Penelope, Hazel, Ruby, Clover, Peanut, Minnie, Ginger,  Honey, Violet, Flora, Fauna and Merryweather.
MouseLover
MouseLover
Hero Member
Hero Member

Join date : 2016-04-12
Posts : 1462
Likes : 246

Scorpio Sleepy

https://www.instagram.com/lexymullins

Back to top Go down

Stuff from China/Japan Empty Re: Stuff from China/Japan

Post by scaredymouse on Thu 08 Sep 2016, 12:05 am

I've purchased lots of weird stuff from overseas, some plastic and some wood. As long as they are made with safe materials, I think you're good to go. If it's wood, I bake it just to be safe. I agree, many of these items are being sold in stores or on Amazon with different brand names. Anyway, I've been happy with everything I've bought.

_________________
Lady mice: Maggie, Claire, and Penny (aka Sweet P)
Gentleman mice: Alexander
Other pets: Little Buddy, Kevin (cats) Sherberta, Dustin, Lidiya, Chip, Squiggy, Nina, Harold, Spike, Mia, Mim, Henrietta(hamsters), Chloe and Zoey (chinchillas), Herman/Figaro Whooopers/Burlington (guinea pigs)
Rainbow Angel  Penny, Honeybun, Lucy, Annie, Gilly, Furgie, Tedward Wigglesworth, Olivia, Goose, Sweet Katie, Binky, Delilah, Bitsy, Boopers, Sprout, Splotchy, Eva, Slappy, Shuggie, Fancy Pants, Jellybean, Charlie, Murray, Sally, Maya, Gunther, Lil Smokey, Magnus, Norman, Winnie, Sally, George, Harriet, Spec, Erzulie, Lucille, Agatha and Clementine.
scaredymouse
scaredymouse
Moderator
Moderator

Join date : 2016-04-03
Posts : 2457
Likes : 743

Virgo Sluggish
Best Cage -- December 2016

Back to top Go down

Stuff from China/Japan Empty Re: Stuff from China/Japan

Post by Brynne on Thu 08 Sep 2016, 6:26 am

I saw the most useless wheel from one of those Chinese megasellers on eBay last week. It was sort of like a mesh wheel, but made of soft plastic so that it would be chewed apart in minutes. Even worse, it had walls on BOTH sides with a door that snapped open and shut. The owner was meant to shut the poor mouse or hamster inside of it like a prison cell.
Not only did someone think of the idea, but other people thought it was good enough to produce and sell?!?!?!

_________________
Lady Mice: Sarah Jane, Eliza, Sabine, Tegan
My "Crazy Mouse Lady" channel on youtube- bit.ly CrazyMouseLady
Brynne
Brynne
Sr Member
Sr Member

Join date : 2016-04-08
Posts : 283
Likes : 23


http://bit.ly/MyOldVHSTapes

Back to top Go down

Stuff from China/Japan Empty Re: Stuff from China/Japan

Post by MouseLover on Thu 08 Sep 2016, 8:28 am

That's awful Brynne! I've seen some teeny tiny wheels for sale, but that really takes some beating!

_________________
Current Mice: None.
Rainbow Bridge: Daisy, Peach, Ivy, Penelope, Hazel, Ruby, Clover, Peanut, Minnie, Ginger,  Honey, Violet, Flora, Fauna and Merryweather.
MouseLover
MouseLover
Hero Member
Hero Member

Join date : 2016-04-12
Posts : 1462
Likes : 246

Scorpio Sleepy

https://www.instagram.com/lexymullins

Back to top Go down

Stuff from China/Japan Empty Re: Stuff from China/Japan

Post by Artistwolf on Thu 08 Sep 2016, 10:33 am

That's horrible!! Well, maybe it's a good thing that it's made with cheap plastic then; at least they could chew their way out Worry

_________________
Proud owner of two crazy one year old cats, Salt (grey and white) and Pepper (tuxedo)!
No mice... yet Wink
See my Etsy Shop at www.etsy.com/shop/ArtistwolfDesigns
Artistwolf
Artistwolf
Hero Member
Hero Member

Join date : 2016-04-03
Posts : 669
Likes : 108

Aries Busy

http://artistwolf16.deviantart.com

Back to top Go down

Stuff from China/Japan Empty Re: Stuff from China/Japan

Post by Brynne on Fri 09 Sep 2016, 9:20 am

Yes, happily, very easy to chew out of if anyone was ignorant enough to buy one.

_________________
Lady Mice: Sarah Jane, Eliza, Sabine, Tegan
My "Crazy Mouse Lady" channel on youtube- bit.ly CrazyMouseLady
Brynne
Brynne
Sr Member
Sr Member

Join date : 2016-04-08
Posts : 283
Likes : 23


http://bit.ly/MyOldVHSTapes

Back to top Go down

Stuff from China/Japan Empty Re: Stuff from China/Japan

Post by Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum