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Offline AlwaysAmy

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Foraging Toys?
« on: March 01, 2010, 10:12:34 AM »
I stumbled across a bunch of toys for birds & was wondering if you think the ratties would dig these.

These are not my auctions, so I am not trying to advertise or anything.  I am just curious to see if you think your rats would be smart enough to find their treats in something like this.  I am always looking for ways to engage them so....I am thinking of trying or making something like this.

Offline weadea

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Re: Foraging Toys?
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2010, 01:25:13 PM »
If you don't think they're too expensive, try them and let us know how these go.  I'm looking out for something else to try. :) The one with varying levels would be interesting.

  My girls figured out this one in no time:  I'm interested to see if they can do something a bit more challenging.  The boys were a little slower.  :yelcutelaugh: 

I have another one that's a just a rectangle box, with a small hole and they have to move the plastic covering the hole to get the treat.  Very easy, but it's fun to add cheerios and hang it in a high place. 

Then there are the chewable ones that have small places to hide treats.  Don't last very long and pretty much equivalent to putting treats in tp tubes.
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