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Thoughts on "rodent" toy

Do you think it is safe?

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Zara

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When I was in the UK recently, I picked up this toy. It was in the rodents section in a shop called the range.
I think it seems safe, but I'd love to hear some more opinions.
Shopping in the rodent section isn't new to me, bird toys are few and far between over here so I do pick up bridges, huts, dishes and so on from the rodent section

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I buy in the small animal section too, as you know. I figure since rabbits etc also chew, they should be safe. Obviously birds and rabbits are totally different, but I can't think of anything that would make seagrass or palm grass etc toxic specifically to birds. If it's a material I don't recognize, I avoid.

Also, my local Petco has these neat aquarium items on clearance, some would make a nice table perch, so I'm going to probably pick one up this weekend.
 

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If your lovies discover loops inside just make sure the material used is easy to snap.
As this is a rodent toy it's likely the materials inside would be tougher than used in a bird toy. If a rodent gets a leg trapped it'll just chew through whatever it is. A bird will likely just keep trying to pull away - mega damage
 
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I know the palm leaf is safe. I wasn't sure about the abaca. First hit was on a link to AA saying it was safe. I say if the materials are safe & they're not playing w/ it & are going to get hurt by the way they're playing. Let them have @ it. I would add in & it doesn't smell chemically... That the dye is food dye.
 
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