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#1390698 - 06/05/15 04:45 PM bought a new toy.. not sure if its safe
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Registered: 06/02/15
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I just bought a toy for my sugar glider, its a coconut shape with ropes hanging shells on it. is it glider safe? I can provide a picture if no one knows what im talking about.
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#1390699 - 06/05/15 04:51 PM Re: bought a new toy.. not sure if its safe [Re: SuggieMommie91]
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Please post a picture.

The ropes are not going to be safe, but you could replace the rope with fleece strips.
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#1390702 - 06/05/15 05:33 PM Re: bought a new toy.. not sure if its safe [Re: Feather]
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Honestly, depends on what type of 'ropes' they are... if they are made out of rexlace (some vendors make braids and call them braided ropes) they are safe.

A photo will be good.
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#1390704 - 06/05/15 08:25 PM Re: bought a new toy.. not sure if its safe [Re: SuggieMommie91]
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I attached a picture of it


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#1390708 - 06/05/15 09:38 PM Re: bought a new toy.. not sure if its safe [Re: SuggieMommie91]
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I definitely feel the rope portions should be traded out. Braided fleece ropes would be a good replacement as suggested already. I wouldn't worry too much if you could reattach the shells, they shouldn't hurt, but there are other options that would be better used with fleece. You can use the c-links throughout the braided fleece to attach toys to them.
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#1390709 - 06/05/15 10:25 PM Re: bought a new toy.. not sure if its safe [Re: SuggieMommie91]
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Change out the rope with fleece, you can even use fleece strips to put the shells back on.
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