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Bird Cages - Not Just Ordinary Cages Anymore

One of the most important things you must be aware of when becoming a bird owner is giving your bird the proper amount of living space. This can depend on the type of bird you are getting. With the many different shapes, colors, prices, and models of bird cages out there today, you might find yourself frustrated. While there might seem to be an endless amount of cages on the market today, there are some things that you will want to consider when getting a bird cage. These things should make your decision a bit easier.

The first rule is that you must decide where this cage is to be situated. This will allow you to find the cage that is right for the designated area that you have selected. It is important that this location not be anywhere around drafts or windows, but also it must be in an active place in your home so that there is constant stimulation for the bird. This can lead to a higher level of social development.

Next, of course, is to understand what size your bird will end up being. While it is perfectly okay to keep a finch or canary in smaller bird cages, larger birds will require larger cages so that there is plenty of room for them to grow. If you do keep a bird in a cage that is too small, then you can find yourself on the wrong end of bad behaviour and an irritable pet. The perfect bird cage should be one that the bird can walk around in and be able to fully extend their wings.

Next, you should make sure that you are using a properly designed cage. Ensuring this will give the owner and the bird many years of practical usage. Bird cages which are the best quality are those that are made of steel. Steel cages are easier to clean and the cage will not chip or fade. The bird is going to spend most of its life in that cage, and just as we decorate our homes, you should provide some sort of decorative enjoyment for your bird in its cage. Decorate the cage with bright and fun toys, accessories for entertainment, and perches to fly from. This little bit of planning will keep your bird protected and secure in their own living area.

Submitted by:

Susan Fielding

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