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    Are Indoor Rabbit Cages a Good Idea?

    Articlepet advice guidesTuesday 27 November 2012
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    Some people keep their rabbits indoors in an indoor rabbitcage whilst others prefer to keep them outside in the fresh air. The truth isthat rabbits can have happy and healthy lives whether they live outside or inindoor rabbit hutches. Many people argue that rabbits actually live better inan indoor rabbit cage because they have a much more constant temperature whichis better for their health. Read on to find out more about indoor rabbithutches.

     

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    • Rabbits are hardy and in the wild they do live outside but they have warm burrows to live in and they can’t take temperatures that are too hot or too cold. Indoor rabbit cages provide the rabbit with a good stable temperature that can’t be replicated outside.

     

    • One of the biggest advantages of an indoor rabbit cage in the eyes of many owners is that they allow the rabbit to be completely safe from predators such as foxes and they also mean that the likelihood of rats or mice getting into the rabbit hutch is reduced to almost nil. Indoor rabbits are undoubtedly safer than those that live outside, you do have to be careful with electrical wires and other household dangers however when keeping rabbits in indoor rabbit hutches.

     

    • Rabbits are sociable animals and an indoor rabbit hutch allows them to feel part of the family much more and may have a healthier personality as a result. This is especially true if they are kept on their own. An indoor rabbit cage means that the rabbit can be witness to the day to day goings on of the family and have some company.

     

    • One of the major downsides of using indoor rabbit hutches is that you have to keep the litter try indoors and you will have to clean it out much more often than you would if the rabbit were outside because of the smell. Keeping rabbits in an indoor rabbit cage also could have bad effects on a family member who is allergic to the dust that may be given off from the bedding.

     

    • Indoor rabbit cages for sale can be bought from a number of different places, if you intend to allow you rabbit to use the house somewhat then indoor rabbit hutches may not need to be so big because they will only really be sleeping there.

     

    • Used indoor rabbit cages for sale may end up saving you some money. You should make sure you consider the size of the rabbit when buying an indoor rabbit cage for sale, especially if you are buying a young rabbit for sale. You could even consider building your own indoor rabbit hutches and this could save you money. For more information, refer to our guide about Building Indoor Rabbit Hutches.
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