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Stupid question about cage rest

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BorpBorpBorp Wed 26-Apr-17 12:50:31

BorpCat1 is at vet now for X-rays (suspected ligature damage to knee), may have to be on cage rest for a while. My stupid question is: will I have to buy a cage (if so where from? how big?), or will I be able to borrow or rent a cage from the vet?

thecatneuterer Wed 26-Apr-17 13:11:05

I'm sure some vets have cages you can rent/borrow. But you can only know if yours does by asking them. If you need to buy then you need a large dog crate from Pets at Home or any online pet sites. Something like this: www.argos.co.uk/product/8705455

You can fit a small litter tray and a bed inside.

BorpBorpBorp Wed 26-Apr-17 15:34:36

Thank you smile

tabulahrasa Thu 27-Apr-17 19:14:51

You can get them a lot cheaper from Amazon or eBay.

Also they come up used on gumtree fairly often.

DontCallMeBaby Thu 27-Apr-17 19:19:46

We got one like that Argos one - I figured if sod's law means we've spent £50 on something that never gets used again, fine. Absolutely fine. I'd pay far more for a guarantee of no more cage rest, ever.

(Also ligament damage, surgery a year ago today, Facebook is going to start reminding what 'fun' cage rest was)

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