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#72652 - 12/13/05 04:08 PM Plastic Slinkies
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Does or has anyone ever used a plastic slinky as a toy? I'm curious because my parakeets use them to sleep in and get upset when I take them out to clean them. So I thought I'd get one for the gliders and see what they do with it. Reckon it's safe enough? <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/nixweiss.gif" alt="" />

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#72653 - 12/13/05 04:23 PM Re: Plastic Slinkies [Re: ]
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I know my bunnies play with them. i was thinking about letting them try one.
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#72654 - 12/13/05 04:23 PM Re: Plastic Slinkies [Re: ]
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I would say for supervised play only. I would be concerned about them getting their tails tangled in them somehow.
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#72655 - 12/13/05 09:11 PM Re: Plastic Slinkies [Re: ]
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I have had a plastic slinky hanging from their cage for over 2 years now with no problems at all, from top to bottom, and they love it..plus it looks cool. Not sure how their tails can get tangled, but I guess anything can happen. <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="" />

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#72656 - 12/14/05 07:53 AM Re: Plastic Slinkies [Re: ]
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Registered: 09/25/05
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so do you think is it is safe... im going to get one for Keaton and do like Jen Jen do and hang it from the top but i will watch him for a couple of days and the first hours of it being on there to see how it goes il let you know ...

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#72657 - 12/14/05 08:19 AM Re: Plastic Slinkies [Re: ]
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cool idea!

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#72658 - 12/14/05 08:29 AM Re: Plastic Slinkies [Re: ]
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I've left slinkies in some of my cages before!

I didn't really see them playing with them but it was a bigger one and it was always on the floor in the morning <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif" alt="" />

They do look cool <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/thumb.gif" alt="" />

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#72659 - 12/14/05 09:22 AM Re: Plastic Slinkies [Re: ]
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ours played with it a lot in the tent, they ignore it in the room, hadn't thought to put it in a cage though!

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#72660 - 12/14/05 11:25 AM Re: Plastic Slinkies [Re: ]
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What I do for my birds is lay the slinkies outside on the top of the cage and let them slide through...you can space them out enough so little toes and tails don't get caught. And I guess you could let a portion of it hang down so they'd have a springy part of it to play on. This also works good to keep the slinkies in place. I think I'll be stopping off at the dollar store for a pair for my gliders!

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#72661 - 12/14/05 02:22 PM Re: Plastic Slinkies [Re: ]
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I only use slinkies for tent time so I can make sure he doesn't get himself tangled in one....I hang it from the top of his tent and he climbs up and down it...he's also actually figured out that if he moves his body up and down, he can make the slinky bounce up and down with him on it lol...what a ham! <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/roflmao.gif" alt="" />
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#72662 - 12/14/05 09:35 PM Re: Plastic Slinkies [Re: ]
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N10se that's a good idea!!

I never thought of putting it over the top like that! <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/multi.gif" alt="" />

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