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Hey all :-) so i've been researching making a bunny condo for Lola - but hoping not to spend too much on it!
At the moment she has a fairly large animal cage, with a large xpen attached - which she has access to 24/7 - with free roam of a mostly bunny-proofed apartment, when we're home to keep an eye on her (she has a habbit of chewing the carpet).
I'd like for her cage to be bigger so in cases when the xpen has to be taken down (it takes up quite a lot of space in the living room, so any guests and the thing has to be taken down) she isn't confined to such a small space. She also seems to enjoy jumping up and down onto the sofa during free roam, so thinking more levels the better :-)
My issue at the moment is how to incorporate the cage i already have into the design, so as not to be spending too much on things??
Any suggestions from those who have made their own bunny condos??
We used the bottom of our cage as well! -- Here's some pics, thought they might help with some ideas!
We used the bottom of our cage -- and didn't think it was big enough for the bottom so we had the Home Depot cut out some pieces of wood to fit around the edges of the bottom cage part. And then we carpeted them and held them up with dowels through the NIC cubes. Our whole thing is held together with cable ties (didn't even use the connecters they give you in the box). We only planned on having 2 levels but managed to make 3 levels REALLY easily by putting a level right on top of the cage bottom and then the 3rd level where the 2nd NIC cube started horizontally. They LOVE hiding under the 2nd shelf and theres a ramp going from the 2nd to 3rd level even though they can easily jump it. All of them are obsessed with running in the door and hopping from shelf to shelf really fast so I bet it would keep yours entertained!
If you have any questions, feel free to ask!
I love Sarita's idea about making the top of the cage a 2nd level too! Seems like it may be a much cheaper option.