The Good: Durable, Easy to clean, Fairly comfortable for rabbits
The Bad: Door bends fairly easily
The Basics: Both Rowe and Daisy lived happily in the Ware Manufacturing 30” Chew Proof Rabbit Cage, making it very easy to recommend!
I try to provide some balance with my pet product reviews, despite the fact that I have vastly more dog product and cat product reviews than I have reviews of products for rabbits. So, today as I was considering what I might write about, I was pleasantly surprised to realize that I had not yet reviewed the cage my rabbit lives in. In fact, both the late Rowe and Daisy, the rabbit I have now, shared the same cage. Both rabbits occupied (at different times) the same Ware Manufacturing 30” Chew Proof Rabbit Cage.
The Ware Manufacturing 30” Chew Proof Rabbit Cage is a metal wire style cage that measures 30” long by 16” tall by 17 1/4” deep. The sides of the 30” Chew Proof Rabbit Cage are white and they are powder-coated, which resists chipping off or other wear when a rabbit chews upon it. This style of cage features a pull-out tray (3/4” deep) underneath a fine grate with a much higher gauge wire and 1/2" spaces between them. This is the surface upon which the rabbit sleeps and it is too narrow for them to stick their toes in between.
The cage is accessible by a door in the front of the cage. The door folds down and gives you and your rabbit access to the Ware Manufacturing 30” Chew Proof Rabbit Cage. The door makes it fairly easy to clean the cage and to feed your rabbit additional food. The door on the Ware Manufacturing 30” Chew Proof Rabbit Cage moves easily, but it also warps fairly easily. After about a year of opening and closing the cage daily, the door on our cage has begun to warp and no longer lays in a single plane when it is open or closed.
In a similar fashion, the grate at the bottom of the Ware Manufacturing 30” Chew Proof Rabbit Cage wears and warps over the years (mine has been in pretty steady use for three years now). However, even with the warping and wear of the bottom grate, the tray at the bottom of the Ware Manufacturing 30” Chew Proof Rabbit Cage easily slides in and out of the main cage. This allows one to easily change the litter or paper in the tray below, upon which the rabbit urinates and poops. The grate may easily be cleaned off with an old toothbrush, which breaks off any stuck-on rabbit poop. The nice thing about the Ware Manufacturing 30” Chew Proof Rabbit Cage is that its steel construction will not rust, making it exceptionally easy to clean.
The wire frame of the Ware Manufacturing 30” Chew Proof Rabbit Cage has slats and supports that appear to be of a standardized distance. I have used support products from several different manufacturers and they all easily fit in the Ware Manufacturing 30” Chew Proof Rabbit Cage.
Ultimately, the Ware Manufacturing 30” Chew Proof Rabbit Cage is an easy-to-use, simple rabbit house that is easy to accessorize. Both Rowe and now Daisy seem to love living in the Ware Manufacturing 30” Chew Proof Rabbit Cage.
For other rabbit care products, be sure to check out my reviews of:
Ware Manufacturing Treat-K-Bob
Ware Salt Licks
For other pet product reviews, be sure to visit my Pet Product Review Index Page for an organized listing of all the pet products I have reviewed!
© 2012 W.L. Swarts. May not be reprinted without permission.
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