Cages for Rats, Degus and Chinchillas

The bigger the better! Degus like lots of room to run and jump, and the size and layout of your degu cage will encourage this. Stick to metal, because rodents like chewing wood and plastic. The cage bars should be no more than 2cm apart for degus, if you want to stop them escaping. Any floors which are not solid will also have to be covered with ceramic tiles, matting or cardboard to protect the degus feet.