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Old 06/26/10, 08:01 AM
 
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rusty rabbit cage

hi everyone, i have a rabbit cage that is quite rusty on the bottom. can i still use it, or fix it some how, ie paint it?
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Old 06/26/10, 01:48 PM
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Don't paint it. You can purchase wire to replace the floor, it is quite simple.

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Old 06/26/10, 02:39 PM
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I agree. Replace the floor.

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Old 06/26/10, 05:46 PM
 
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hummm, never thought of replacing the whole floor, i have extra wire in the barn.....

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Old 06/26/10, 09:23 PM
 
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I've used galvanizing spray (Rustoleum) in a pinch, and then replaced the floor as soon as I could. I'm not sure how it would work long-term. I've used it on the 'body' of the cage without problems.

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Old 06/26/10, 11:06 PM
 
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Since it is the bottom of the cage that is in question (e.g., "rusty"), I strongly recommend replacing the wire... unless you prefer to encourage sore hocks in your rabbits? LOL I think not.

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