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Keeping the mess inside the cage

I am thinking of buying this and putting the cage on top of a dresser, but I can't have seeds getting into the dresser drawers...any suggestions?


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We had that cage a few years ago and had to piyt plexiglass in the middle to separate the two halves and keep toes from being bitten.

Also, if you are not familiar with prevue cages, some of them hook together with tabs on the top. More then once I've had birds get their toes caught where the top meets the sides. I would see if you can find that cage in a local store to look it over before you order it online. Other then those two things, I liked the cage. It was nice having the birds together. We ended up getting rid of it because one budgie insisted on climbing in the corner and kept hurting his toes.
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Actually, now that I looked at it again, I see they changed the top so it resolves the toes getting caught issue.

You could also put plexi on the back to minimize seed issues.

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Are you a good DIYer?
You could buy plexiglass in a DIY market and fix it around the lower first 15 - 20 cm of the cage like you see it in Yuki and Paulchen's cage at Wagner's.

http://www.parrotshop.de/vogel/kaefi...um-von-montana

Here the plexiglass still has its brown protective film.

I have almost no mess outside the aviary.
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Are you a good DIYer?
You could buy plexiglass in a DIY market and fix it around the lower first 15 - 20 cm of the cage like you see it in Yuki and Paulchen's cage at Wagner's.

http://www.parrotshop.de/vogel/kaefi...um-von-montana

Here the plexiglass still has its brown protective film.

I have almost no mess outside the aviary.
Thank you. Did you do it yourself?

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No, our aviary already had plexiglass mess protection as you can see in the picture on Wagner's website.
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No, our aviary already had plexiglass mess protection as you can see in the picture on Wagner's website.
That is a lovely cage.

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Could you put a throw over the dresser? Then just lift it up if you need to get in the drawers? It's what I have to do because my cats claws seem to scratch it whenever she jumps up

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Could you put a throw over the dresser? Then just lift it up if you need to get in the drawers? It's what I have to do because my cats claws seem to scratch it whenever she jumps up
That is what I am thinking too!

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It honestly works And you can get a really nice one too so it doesn't look bad or anything. Mine is a big fluffy silvery one

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