Bendable Bridge

dabel101

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Hi! Just bought a bendable bridge from pets at home and i just became aware of what if their nails get caught in the gaps if they try and climb over it?I’m mostly concerned as i have a 5 month old gp and she loves to climb on things and she has the tiniest and sharpest nails.
Is there anything i could do to prevent this? Or should i avoid putting it in the cage at all?
 

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I use these all the time and have done for years. One is mine is a climber and loves nothing more than sitting on top of them, but I’ve never had anybody get caught in it, but it’s a possibility if the one you have does have those big gaps between the logs (most of mine are considerably closer together/entirely touching). I actually have a small fleece blanket over the top of each of mine to help keep in warmth, so perhaps that’s something you could do.
 

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You should be fine the gaps are quiet big that bendy bridge is very small I’d be surprised if she will climb on it to be honest!
 

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I use these all the time and have done for years. One is mine is a climber but I’ve never had anybody get caught in it, but it’s a possibility if the one you have does have those gaps between the logs. I actually have a small fleece blanket over the top of each of mine to help keep in warmth, so perhaps that’s something you could do.
That’s a great idea! Might steal that idea off you😂
 

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I use them all the time, never had a problem and my boys have never climbed on them even though they do like to climb.
 

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I had a piggie catch and wrench his foot in one, him and his cage mate were always climbing on them. Bracken limped for a few days after a vet visit for Metacam. I stopped using them and started buying the ones from The Range which have smooth pieces of wood close together.
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Willow (RIP) demonstrating his favourite perch.
 

dabel101

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I had a piggie catch and wrench his foot in one, him and his cage mate were always climbing on them. Bracken limped for a few days after a vet visit for Metacam. I stopped using them and started buying the ones from The Range which have smooth pieces of wood close together.
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Willow (RIP) demonstrating his favourite perch.
He was gorgeous🥺, sorry for your loss. I might invest into those rainbow bridges, would give me more peace of mind :)
 
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