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#1121310 - 05/30/11 03:38 PM (Toxic cage thread) from PPP about Martins Cages
Srlb Offline
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Registered: 10/30/03
Posts: 16745
Loc: St. Johns, Florida
(Mods I put this in Health since that is where the other cage thread is. I think it will be viewed more here.)

I received a phone call today from (PPP) Perfect Pocket Pets. They would like to extend a hand out to those who own or received Martins cages from January until April 20, 2011.

As you know (PPP) Perfect Pocket Pets has been in contact with their customers and been working on replacing cages from their customers due to recent events. Out of concern for all gliders and the potential of more glider loss from contaminated cages/wire they are willing not only to replace their cages, but also they are offering to replace any cages/wire purchased through Martins Cage Company that was purchased from January until April 20, 2011 with a safe wire starter cage.

The purpose is to have a safe temporary cage for your glider until you are able to get a larger cage.

All you need to do is to send an email with a copy of your receipt from Martins (or paypal invoice) to cagereplace@sugarbears.com (the email will not work from here, but if you just copy and paste it, you will be able to send it.)

Please help me spread the word to any one you can think of that has been affected.


Edited by sugarlope (10/09/11 04:54 PM)
Edit Reason: changed title
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#1121312 - 05/30/11 03:40 PM Re: A Message From PPP regarding Martins Cages [Re: Srlb]
Sherri Offline
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That is wonderful news!
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#1121317 - 05/30/11 04:24 PM Re: A Message From PPP regarding Martins Cages [Re: Srlb]
meganelizabeth
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Wow, go Pocket Pets! It is wonderful to see someone going above and beyond to do the right thing (especially since martins won't step up)! Good that somebody is worryin about these gliders and making sure they are taken care of smile

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#1121318 - 05/30/11 04:25 PM Re: A Message From PPP regarding Martins Cages [Re: Srlb]
meganelizabeth
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Wow, go Pocket Pets! It is wonderful to see someone going above and beyond to do the right thing (especially since martins won't step up)! Good that somebody is worryin about these gliders and making sure they are taken care of smile

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#1121331 - 05/30/11 04:44 PM Re: A Message From PPP regarding Martins Cages [Re: ]
Gemini67 Offline
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Registered: 02/08/11
Posts: 539
Loc: Capital Region, NY USA
I am (happily) quite surprised by (PPP) Perfect Pocket Pets and all they are doing - not only for their cages, but for Martin's as well? That is absolutely fantastic! Thanks for sharing this information.
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#1121345 - 05/30/11 05:10 PM Re: A Message From PPP regarding Martins Cages [Re: Srlb]
DirtyPaws Offline
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I just posted it on FB.
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#1121349 - 05/30/11 05:22 PM Re: A Message From PPP regarding Martins Cages [Re: Srlb]
Megs
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Nice to hear. smile

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#1121350 - 05/30/11 05:26 PM Re: A Message From PPP regarding Martins Cages [Re: Srlb]
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KUDOS Pocket Pets! Thank you Mr. Klunder for stepping up on this one even though is wasn't your place to.
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#1121356 - 05/30/11 05:38 PM Re: A Message From PPP regarding Martins Cages [Re: Srlb]
meganelizabeth
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Wow, go Pocket Pets! It is wonderful to see someone going above and beyond to do the right thing (especially since martins won't step up)! Good that somebody is worryin about these gliders and making sure they are taken care of smile

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#1121363 - 05/30/11 05:58 PM Re: A Message From PPP regarding Martins Cages [Re: Srlb]
DCMuffin Offline
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Registered: 03/21/10
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Loc: Washington D.C. Metro Area
*sniffle* Purchased mine in December... frown Very nice though, great gesture.
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#1121373 - 05/30/11 06:09 PM Re: A Message From PPP regarding Martins Cages [Re: Srlb]
Teresa56 Offline
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Registered: 11/05/10
Posts: 423
Loc: Florida
That is called concern for the animals and not the almighty $$-- too bad Martins did not step up.
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#1121377 - 05/30/11 06:18 PM Re: A Message From PPP regarding Martins Cages [Re: Srlb]
Srlb Offline
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Registered: 10/30/03
Posts: 16745
Loc: St. Johns, Florida
Quote:
*sniffle* Purchased mine in December... Very nice though, great gesture.


Aimee, just talked to them, they said please email them at the email address above, they will help you out and take care of it for you.
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#1121378 - 05/30/11 06:19 PM Re: A Message From PPP regarding Martins Cages [Re: Teresa56]
jennVA Offline
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Registered: 04/30/11
Posts: 129
Loc: Loudoun County, Virginia, USA
LoL Aimee you're a month before and I'm in the month after though only by two weeks I missed it. Thankfully I have a great friend in you smile

I am curious to know if anyone else noticed the "grape jelly" smell from their Martin's cage?
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#1121379 - 05/30/11 06:21 PM Re: A Message From PPP regarding Martins Cages [Re: jennVA]
Srlb Offline
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Loc: St. Johns, Florida
Jenn, you contact them too....tell them I sent you.
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#1121380 - 05/30/11 06:34 PM Re: A Message From PPP regarding Martins Cages [Re: Srlb]
DCMuffin Offline
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Registered: 03/21/10
Posts: 28202
Loc: Washington D.C. Metro Area
Originally Posted By: Srlb
Quote:
*sniffle* Purchased mine in December... Very nice though, great gesture.


Aimee, just talked to them, they said please email them at the email address above, they will help you out and take care of it for you.


Peggy...thank you so much.
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#1121383 - 05/30/11 06:49 PM Re: A Message From PPP regarding Martins Cages [Re: Srlb]
Mommy2Dexter Offline
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Registered: 05/14/11
Posts: 228
Loc: Murfreesboro,TN
That is wonderful news. (PPP) Perfect Pocket Pets is doing a good job helping people out !!
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#1121394 - 05/30/11 07:25 PM Re: A Message From PPP regarding Martins Cages [Re: Srlb]
BCChins Offline
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#1121395 - 05/30/11 07:25 PM Re: A Message From PPP regarding Martins Cages [Re: Mommy2Dexter]
Srlb Offline
Glideritis Anonymous

Registered: 10/30/03
Posts: 16745
Loc: St. Johns, Florida
I just got news from (PPP) Perfect Pocket Pets, although their cages only seem to have been affected from Jan-April20th, they have come to see through emails already that is not the case with Martins cages, so they have changed it to anyone who has purchased cage/wire from Martins from October of 2010 until April 20th, 2011 to please contact them.

Also, please keep in mind, they are truly trying to HELP so please keep this email to cases that are really looking for help. Thank you.
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#1121402 - 05/30/11 07:48 PM Re: A Message From PPP regarding Martins Cages [Re: Srlb]
Sherri Offline
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Loc: Big Sandy TN
agree jump clap
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#1121420 - 05/30/11 08:48 PM Re: A Message From PPP regarding Martins Cages [Re: Srlb]
GliderGuy540 Offline
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Registered: 03/15/11
Posts: 513
Loc: Vancouver, WA
Wow, I have to say I am truly impressed with (PPP) Perfect Pocket Pets
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#1121431 - 05/30/11 09:41 PM Re: A Message From PPP regarding Martins Cages [Re: GliderGuy540]
Midien Offline
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Registered: 04/25/11
Posts: 128
Loc: Mississippi
A 'grape jelly' smell from Martin's cages? O.o I did notice a distinct odor on mine, but I'll have to go sniff it again and check. I initially associated it with a strong PVC-y smell.
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#1121443 - 05/30/11 09:59 PM Re: A Message From PPP regarding Martins Cages [Re: Srlb]
suggiemom1980 Offline
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Registered: 03/05/07
Posts: 13746
Loc: Vincennes, IN, USA
Does this include the square travel cages? My vet gave me one as a gift this last March.
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#1121470 - 05/30/11 10:58 PM Re: A Message From PPP regarding Martins Cages [Re: Srlb]
valerie Offline
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Registered: 02/21/11
Posts: 155
Loc: san antonio tx
tooo bad i got my cage from pointer hill.....same wire...oh well....i just got the dang thing a month ago dang it

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#1121498 - 05/30/11 11:50 PM Re: A Message From PPP regarding Martins Cages [Re: Srlb]
ParaPrincess904
Unregistered


I got the original email about 2-3 weeks ago. So far I'm still waiting to see results. I'm not saying they won't, but I am coming close to the time frame they gave me. I have not received a phone call from them, but I am happy to see that they are caring about my girls. Especially, since this is far beyond what I would have expected. Thanks (PPP) Perfect Pocket Pets!

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#1121501 - 05/30/11 11:54 PM Re: A Message From PPP regarding Martins Cages [Re: Srlb]
Dancing Offline
Glideritis Anonymous

Registered: 09/10/04
Posts: 22746
Loc: 80 acres of paradise in KS
Just realize that they are offering to send one of their "starter" cages, not the larger cages that most keep their gliders in (like the one's Aimee used).

I think it is very generous of PP to do this. And as Peggy posted, it will work as a temporary cage until a larger cage can be purchased.
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#1121515 - 05/31/11 12:14 AM Re: A Message From PPP regarding Martins Cages [Re: Srlb]
Megs
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I too am impressed with them on this situation, but I still will not support or recommend them and will still work with the MBP in regards to them and all other mill breeders and brokers.

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#1121518 - 05/31/11 12:22 AM Re: A Message From PPP regarding Martins Cages [Re: Srlb]
TheGliderPlayroom Offline
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Registered: 02/24/04
Posts: 1594
Loc: Youngstown, Ohio
Originally Posted By: Srlb
I received a phone call today from PPP. They would like to extend a hand out to those who own or received Martins cages from January until April 20, 2011.


Is this only for people who purchased ready made cages? What about people who bought materials from Martin's to build cages? I personally built 5 cages, and I know there have to be other people in the same position as I am... having to replace more than cage at once.
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#1121520 - 05/31/11 12:31 AM Re: A Message From PPP regarding Martins Cages [Re: Srlb]
Glider_Invasion Offline
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Registered: 11/25/07
Posts: 168
Loc: Maryland, USA
Can someone point me toward the thread where it was proved the problem was found to be with Martins?
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#1121524 - 05/31/11 12:46 AM Re: A Message From PPP regarding Martins Cages [Re: Srlb]
Megs
Unregistered


Diane,
The issue isn't JUST with Martin's cages. It's cages from (PPP) Perfect Pocket Pets, Martin's AND homemade. The cages with issues are all pvc coated.

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#1121608 - 05/31/11 05:35 AM Re: A Message From PPP regarding Martins Cages [Re: Glider_Invasion]
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Registered: 10/07/07
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Loc: Spring, Texas
Originally Posted By: Glider_Invasion
Can someone point me toward the thread where it was proved the problem was found to be with Martins?


There are several threads here regarding the cage/wire issue. Some are from the Martins customers whose babies are ill or have died. If you contact Martins they are advising you remove your gliders from the cages but they are not doing anything as of yet to correct anything for their customers.

Pocket Pets is offering a starter cage to those customers affected so that all the gliders can have a safe cage.

Many Martins customers have the large expensive glider cages from them so IF concrete evidence is found by labs Martins will them do something for their customers. No solid liability found, tough cookies.

So for now Thank you Pocket Pets for helping out even with other company's customers!

Martins your customer service leaves me with a bad taste in my mouth!
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