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bigger area for mom and kittens

post #1 of 10
Thread Starter 
I was wondering if the box i have is to small for princess and all the babies and had though about moving them into a huge rabbit cage we have?The all seem comfortable in the box.
post #2 of 10
The one downside to the rabbit cage(if it the same as what I'm thinking) is that it can get drafty.
post #3 of 10
Thread Starter 
I can cover most of it with blankets,like around the sides.I just wasnt sure if it was better to have more room or less.
post #4 of 10
I've never had a mom & kittens before, so I'm not much help! I would think if you cover the cage, it would be OK?
post #5 of 10
Thread Starter 
It was more or less more room for her to stretch out in and i can probably put her food and water in it.Its a really large area.
post #6 of 10
I did just what you're thinking, I turned a large bunny cage into the kittening cage and covered the top with thick towels to keep the draft down. I think it worked really well in that it was large enough for me to put a scratching post in one corner, and a small litter pan in another when they were ready to start learning how to use those, and still have the other side of the cage to curl up and nurse/sleep.
post #7 of 10
With my moms with young litters they are kept in extra large dog crates with a rubbermaid container with a whole cut in it big enough for mom to get and kittens to get out once they are mobile enough too. It cuts out the chance of young kittens getting chilled and gives mom privacy.
post #8 of 10
Thread Starter 
Well i put mom and kittens in the rabbit cage and she loves it,She gets to stretch out alot more and seems much happier.
post #9 of 10
As the kittens grow, you need more room for both mom/kittens, so it sounds like it worked well. I used a sheet over my large kitten cage to keep out the drafts.

Are mom/kittens inside or outside?
post #10 of 10
Inside! Everytime I let one of my babies outside they get sick! Inside!
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