Message Number: YG4606 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Steve Austin
Date: 2001-06-16 14:10:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Potential Paw Problems????

Just cover the wire with piece of scrap linoleum you can get at a
flooring store, or scrap carpet. The linoleum is easier to put in,
just cut to fit the shelf, and attach on wth small binder clips used
for paper.


> I'm a bit prissy, but, I'm afraid it will be uncomfortable for my
> kid's
> feet. I'm afraid that they will develop callouses and other issues
> with
> their little feet. Will they be at risk for develping problems with
> the pads
> of their paws? Are my "fears" founded, or are wire loors more
> common than I
> think???? I have had a cage that the levels plastic and shelf
> like.-Most of
> my ferret buddies cover the wire over with carpeting and such for
> their kids
> and have advised me to do the same, others have said not to
> worry-what do
> you think????
> Best to All,
> Rosie & the Kids
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