Sugar Glider Community Calendar

Please click here to see larger view
Articles
More coming soon!!
Today's Birthdays
lillyloryn, Melinda16, reeny
Featured Member
Registered: 03/13/13
Posts: 5
Last 10 Posts
Joey or Full grown
by kinn2388
Let's see your cages!
by sugarfluff
a strange Diabetic question
by mechnut450
How could I help this glider?
by Feather
06:31 PM
Out of cage play area experiment
by Terry
06:16 PM
Round 3 the swelling starts
by Terry
05:17 PM
Glider in distress
by Terry
05:05 PM
Dear Crabby
by Terry
04:28 PM
One day too late
by Terry
04:11 PM
I ruined everything and my Joey now crabs when I so much as LOOK at him...
by BYK_Chainsaw
08/14/17 06:15 PM
Google+

Facebook
Join Us On Facebook
Topic Options
#1404175 - 09/14/16 08:26 AM seeking homemade travel cage suggestions
kaska Offline
New Member

Registered: 08/15/16
Posts: 5
Loc: Kentucky
I've seen where a lot of people make cages out of PVC pipe. I want to make a travel cage. What kind of material is safe to use for the mesh part of the cage? Most of the netting I see is either plastic or the spaces are too large. I thought about using the netting material from the fabric store but don't know if the sugarglider could grab a hold of it when moving around the cage. I appreciate any suggestions!

Top
Current Research, Studies & Resources
#1404180 - 09/14/16 08:54 AM Re: seeking homemade travel cage suggestions [Re: kaska]
Feather Offline
Administrator

Registered: 01/19/08
Posts: 11938
Loc: Wisconsin
Most people use pop up dog kennels. You can build a frame to fit into the kennel to hang toys, the pouch and water bottle on.
_________________________
Kimberley
Feathers-Sweetie, Sklyar Blue, Mister Peanut, Big Mack & Ibo
Fur-Widget, Guinan, Mr. Spock, T'Mir, Micheal, Stevie, Cho & :bb: T'Pol, Elizabeth & Curzon :wfb: TY, TJ & T'Pring :rtmo: O'Ryan :leu:
Forever in my heart, Gizmo, Tucker and the rest of my babies over the :rbridge:


Top
#1404952 - 10/30/16 12:24 AM Re: seeking homemade travel cage suggestions [Re: kaska]
Paani Offline
Glider Lover

Registered: 01/22/10
Posts: 401
Loc: Colorado, USA
I use a pop-up kennel if I want a big cage for them when traveling but if it's just for transport, I use a mesh backpack with a PVC pipe frame to keep it from collapsing. I hang a pouch from the PVC frame and put a plastic pan at the bottom. I can even fasten a water bottle to the frame for them.

I use the same PVC piping to build a frame for the kennel so I can hang a pouch and water bottle for them. The set up works well for a motel room on a road trip while the backpack is smaller for use in the car.
_________________________
Anson :grey: Judah :grey:
Lele :rbridge: Laki :rbridge:

Top
#1404954 - 10/30/16 07:57 AM Re: seeking homemade travel cage suggestions [Re: kaska]
Ladymagyver Offline
Moderator

Registered: 10/07/14
Posts: 1926
Loc: SW Missouri
The material I use is pet screen from the hardware section next to regular screen. iT washes well and drys on "low heat" setting, but better to air dry.

I have seen it at fabric stores, but a bit pricey. I suppose the difference would be how much you want. in the hardware section you buy by the roll. In the fabric store, by the yard. I don't mind the roll, as I have it on hand for other projects.
_________________________
Dawn

https://www.facebook.com/uptilldawngliders/

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




Fiona :grey:
Dot :grey:

Top




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



Please click above to see how you can help!!

Moon
CURRENT MOON
Who's Online
4 registered (kinn2388, Terry, PomMom, sugarfluff), 23 Guests and 12 Spiders online.
Key: Owner, Admin, Mod
Newest Members
Minxies, Neversaynever, velish, ccjl1665, Kp3690
6299 Registered Users
Forum Stats
21 posts in the last 24hrs
6300 Members
134 Forums
8809 Topics
146994 Posts

Max Online: 478 @ 07/15/07 01:24 AM
Last 10 New Topics
Joey or Full grown
by kinn2388
How could I help this glider?
by MomoShiva
05:21 PM
One day too late
by CrypticDelirium
03:06 PM
a strange Diabetic question
by mechnut450
11:37 AM
Glider in distress
by maycstay
12:11 AM
Dear Crabby
by TwoDog
08/14/17 06:10 AM
Let's see your cages!
by Nanina_Bryan
08/13/17 10:11 PM
Black Beauty Male
by Srlb
08/13/17 12:02 PM
End of my rope...
by TwoDog
08/12/17 04:30 AM
Reputable Rescues?
by Zoomom31
08/12/17 04:11 AM
(Views)Popular Topics
I just found a lump on Timmy's chest--HELP! 20200001
Spencer needs your prayers/good thoughts 12460768
TEXAS 625403
Pitbull biter needs advice/help 558937
OHIO 482111
Member Titles 429847
MISSOURI 366737
HOLY CRACKERS AMERICAN HPW's 340563
OKLAHOMA 328010
URGENT - Genetic Flaw discovered 320812
Supported Browser
This site was tested and is best viewed in Google Chrome & Mozilla FireFox



Firefox 3

Download your copy today!!!


GliderCENTRAL
©1998-2017