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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-25-2011, 12:40 AM Thread Starter
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Training IRN to use playground

So I am often in a separate room from Popcorn at my computer for a few hours at a time, but she obviously gets upset if she can't see me, so I bought a playground to sit next to my desk so she would be ale to see me and not be lonely. She is afraid of it though, and will not step onto it even when I bribe her with favorite treats. Does anyone have any ideas?
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Set it next to her cage for a while and let her get used to it. Talk to her while you touch the playground and show her that it's ok. I'd leave as close to her cage as possible and eventually she should venture over to check it out.

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I had the same problem with my IRN but I just left it by his cage and with in a week he was no longer scared and now he loves it

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just let him explore by him self

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