Their new pen has arrived

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Dindypig

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Their new pen has arrived

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Yayyyy! :)) I love that little bouncey smiley hehe i was just like that when my pen arrived! :)) Cant wait for photos!
 

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The kit.
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Tower Hamlets.
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The Basement.
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1st floor.
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The Penthouse.
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Bespoke bedding. One layer of thick fleece, two layers of towel quilted together, not sure how it will work out yet.
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Moved the yellow house upto The Penthouse and Lynda is trying to coax them down the ramp to try and get them used to it (I added the sandpaper for extra grip). Cupcake has found a secret passage wheras Dindy is a bit confused as to where Cupcake is coming from, she kept running back into the house to try and figure it out.
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Watch this space.
 

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I have done some mods to make life a little easier and more secure for the Piggies.
I tried putting a block under the long ramp to lessen the angle but I found it didn't matter in the long run. I have stapled some carpet to the ramps and added some hardboard bannisters to stop them falling and to give them a little personal security so that they don't feel exposed when on the long ramp.
Stiff carpet would do the same job, just keep an eye out for chewing.

Long ramp from the front of the pen
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Long ramp from the top of the pen
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Long ramp frome the side of the pen
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I did notice that the small ramp was overhanging the central hole and that Dindy would slip her back leg into the gap between the ramp and the wall, (she has a wide rear) so I decided to shuffle the small ramp nearer to the side wall so that it wasn't overhanging the central hole and to close the gap that Dindy kept falling foul of.
You might notice if you look closely at the shelf that I have filled in the original holes and drilled a couple of new ones so that the small ramp could be shuffled up. I had a piece of plywood that I used to make a new short ramp with, so I decided to make it a little longer than the original and shaped the edge so that there was no gap between the ramp and wall. If I hadn't got that spare piece of plywood I would have just put a wider piece of carpet on and trimmed it to fill the side gap, the new carpet is quite stiff.

Short ramp from one side
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Short ramp from the other side
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Oooo it's looking good ! :) The piggies must enjoy their snazzy new home! :)
 
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