Sugar Glider Community Calendar

Please click here to see larger view
More coming soon!!
Today's Birthdays
FuzzyWonderland, Kitkatt1216
Featured Member
Registered: 11/10/15
Posts: 957
Last 10 Posts
Hi! I need some help
by RAWRnivore
Three weeks in, first timer, questions .
by Feather
09:33 PM
2018 Sugar Glider Calendar and Cafe Press Store
by theresaw
07:04 PM
Self Mutilating
by Ladymagyver
05:53 PM
BML Help
by Ladymagyver
10:21 AM
Injured Tail W/No Vet Instru/Help!
by Terry
12/14/17 09:31 PM
Another Prolapsed cloaca
by Terry
12/14/17 09:03 PM
Grieving sugar glider
by Firefly
12/14/17 08:36 PM
Recipe for glider yogi's please!
by Ladymagyver
12/14/17 01:58 PM
Hi new to forum.
by durga
12/14/17 10:36 AM

Join Us On Facebook
Topic Options
#1398500 - 01/31/16 11:20 PM Quiet cage
FurMom Offline
Glider Explorer

Registered: 10/19/15
Posts: 235
Loc: Minnesota I'm sleeping on the couch tonight so I can keep an eye/ear on Houdi and Lulu since they were just introduced this afternoon. The only thing that is jolting as far as the new noises is their cage. Are there any cages that are quieter? Not as shakey? Sturdier?

All their little noises are so darned cute. What I absolutely LOVE is that Lulu is AWAKE! Houdi will have her on a normal glider schedule in no time!! smile

Houdi :grey: and Lulu :plat:

Current Research, Studies & Resources
#1398506 - 02/01/16 03:23 AM Re: Quiet cage [Re: FurMom]
sugiemom1408 Offline
Glider Explorer

Registered: 01/06/16
Posts: 230
Loc: Arizona
YEAH :yes: she just needed a good influence friend. Congrats.

sugiemom to Stuart :grey:

#1398513 - 02/01/16 07:52 AM Re: Quiet cage [Re: FurMom]
Ladymagyver Online   content

Registered: 10/07/14
Posts: 2257
Loc: SW Missouri
I'm not on my tablet to give you the link but I have the sturdy cage from Suncoast gliders and our RV cage is pretty noisy. It has thinner wires and is basically a flight cage for finches. I have to watch this one for rust and keep it painted. The Suncoast cage is much nicer and fairly quiet till the girls really start jumping around and making noise.

After while you get used to the noise. It becomes comforting after awhile to know they are up and about and having fun. Now when it's too quiet I wake up.

Edited by Ladymagyver (02/01/16 07:53 AM)

Inhale the future...
Exhale the past...

Fiona :grey:
Dot :grey:

#1398530 - 02/01/16 06:55 PM Re: Quiet cage [Re: Ladymagyver]
Terry Offline
Serious Glideritis

Registered: 04/29/12
Posts: 5077
Loc: Maryland
I also have this cage HQ Large Sturdy

It is a sturdy cage, however if your gliders move around in a noisy fashion (s/a: jumping & sometimes wheel noise, tossing things about the cage) you will still hear them, but not too much rattling.

The next size smaller HQ Sturdy

Fine for 2 gliders, however larger is better, so if you have the budget, I recommend the larger one.

I personally have a like/dislike of the 6 additional doors on front, meaning sometimes I like them sometimes, sometimes they bother me, usually when cleaning (I changed out the zip ties provided for reusable ones so I can clean between the doors on major cleaning days). Most of the time, those doors don't bother me at all though.

You can purchase basically the same cage without those 6 additional doors and added shelves (which I did end up purchasing 2 shelves from the following site for my cage, I like having platforms)




I also once had this cage from this site, it's good for smaller floor footprint, a little more space from the Brisbane, not as much as the Congo. Also HQ and a nice sturdy cage.


Many people also like this following cage

Critter Nation

I also believe Petsmart has a similar cage.
Lives with:
1 God
1 dog, (Willow)
2 Sugies, (Ollie & Skadoosh)
R.I.P. Lulu (2/28/12-10/13/17)

#1398533 - 02/01/16 08:37 PM Re: Quiet cage [Re: FurMom]
Takaia Offline
Glider Explorer

Registered: 07/15/15
Posts: 237
Loc: Montana
Just an FYI on the Critter Nation, they recently changed the design so it's no longer possible to jury rig it so the tray is underneath the bottom grate rather than on top. Otherwise I love the idea of that cage. I just purchased the Petsmart version of that cage, but I haven't put it together yet. We'll see if it's the right shape for what I'm after smile. It's manufactured by the same people as the Critter Nation, just rebranded (I emailed the manufacturer to make sure!)
:grey: :wfb:
Miko & Pi

:rbridge: RIP Luca 7/15/15

#1398535 - 02/01/16 09:36 PM Re: Quiet cage [Re: FurMom]
Aqua Offline
Out of Pouch

Registered: 08/06/14
Posts: 58
Loc: IL
I love my suncoast cage. I hear noises from their toys much more than the cage. My cheaper one I got used (don't know manufacturer) is much louder, but no one sleeps in that room so it's not much of a problem. It just makes the dog want to go see what they are up to.


Moderator:  Feather, KarenE, Ladymagyver, Philwojo 
Sugar Glider Help Page

Please click above to see how you can help!!

Who's Online
2 registered (Ladymagyver, RAWRnivore), 14 Guests and 39 Spiders online.
Key: Owner, Admin, Mod
Newest Members
Tara24, Sal305, Cherylr1995, SarasotaSugs, Lisa11
6451 Registered Users
Forum Stats
38 posts in the last 24hrs
6452 Members
134 Forums
8999 Topics
148773 Posts

Max Online: 478 @ 07/15/07 01:24 AM
Last 10 New Topics
Hi! I need some help
by RAWRnivore
05:12 PM
BML Help
by Alan
12/14/17 04:59 PM
Grieving sugar glider
by Firefly
12/14/17 01:04 PM
Self Mutilating
by Anonymous
12/14/17 11:26 AM
Injured Tail W/No Vet Instru/Help!
12/13/17 03:57 AM
Recipe for glider yogi's please!
by Claralice
12/12/17 10:03 PM
My Caramel Gliders anything I need to know about neutering?
by Claralice
12/12/17 04:14 PM
Three weeks in, first timer, questions .
by Lisa11
12/12/17 04:42 AM
RIP Spencer
by Cora
12/11/17 04:58 PM
New odor issue??
by AlyCatz
12/08/17 05:37 PM
(Views)Popular Topics
I just found a lump on Timmy's chest--HELP! 20205080
Spencer needs your prayers/good thoughts 12468496
TEXAS 659007
Pitbull biter needs advice/help 607997
OHIO 519907
Member Titles 461153
URGENT - Genetic Flaw discovered 353068
Supported Browser
This site was tested and is best viewed in Google Chrome & Mozilla FireFox

Firefox 3

Download your copy today!!!