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Old 02-14-2017, 08:09 PM   #11
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Default Re: Review: Little Friends Grosvenor Rat and Hamster Cage

I had a similar type cage by ferplast for Yummy, it's good for small Syrians and elderly hams
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Old 02-15-2017, 02:26 AM   #12
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We have these cages for our boys (dwarf hamsters) and really like them, like FF we threw the accesories out as well. It's a good quality cage and have had no problems with it at all.

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Old 02-15-2017, 02:55 AM   #13
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Default Re: Review: Little Friends Grosvenor Rat and Hamster Cage

It comes in black now as well

The Grosvenor Large Rat and Hamster Cage with Shelf - Black - Little Pet Warehouse

I think it's a very nice cage. For a Syrian it might be a bit on the small side in terms of being able to fit things in - but I have seen some nice set ups in it. I think it would be good for a larger dwarf hamster (it's not too tall so less fall risks) or s small Syrian if set up to make the best use of space so you can have enough enrichment in it. Or as Drago says, for an older hamster.

I also think it would make a good travel/holiday cage as it comes apart and packs flat - so wouldn't take up a lot of space for transporting but a decent size for a hamster while away from home.

The advantages of the lower height are - less fall risks. But if you had an 11" wheel in it, it would mean not having much substrate at the wheel end and reducing the floor area even more a bit. Hence maybe better for a smaller Syrian or dwarf needing an 8" or 10" wheel, so you can still have a good depth of substrate.
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Old 02-23-2017, 06:57 AM   #14
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Totally agree with the OP, mentions all the points I would say about this cage.

I've only had my latest Syrian hamster for a few weeks and with my old hamster having had a wire cage, I thought I'd try something different with the Habitrail.

The Habitrail turned out to be a complete nightmare, and even with an add-on pod and extra tunnels it wasn't big enough for a young and active hamster. The water bottle leaked and my hamster actually got stuck trying to drink from it.

I got this cage instead and I love it! There's so much more space for Bilbo to run around, he loves eating on the plinth and the dark area underneath it is good when he's nervous. Add-ons were rubbish as OP mentioned but there's loads of room to customise it - my cage now has a cool bridge, a see-saw and a chewable garden bench!

Habitrail is going in the bin for eternity. This cage is amazing.
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