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An Appeal to Cage Manufacturers |
Why do any side doors open in-ward—against sleeping rabbits and chow bowls? Is the cage so uncomfortable that the rabbit is constantly pushing against the door in an effort to escape? On the contrary many of our shy rabbits have to be pulled from the cage.
I'd rather not bother to modify a brand new cage, but if the door opens inward, I rehang it, usually with the hinges at the bottom. Has anyone thought of a retractable cage door on a lift similar to a garage door?
Now that you've given us optional legs, what about adjustable heights? We may want the cage low enough for children to reach or we may want it high enough to store supplies under it. Adjustable legs would give us added flexibility.
With or without legs, what about wheels? Many of us want portability, and you force us to buy small cages that we can lift and carry around. A large cage on wheels would make life easier on us and more interesting for our rabbits. You've given us pull out drawers, which we love, and bin feeders, which we also love. Urine guards have been useful. Now, how about a metal "chew guard" that we can clamp onto plastic litterboxes?
For plastic slat flooring, we'd like a choice in slat spacing - one version for medium to large size rabbits; another for babies and dwarfs.
Those are our requests for dream cages. If you build them, we'll buy them and bless you for them.
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