28 October 2014
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The other day I heard a loud clunk. When I looked up, Phineas was on the floor of his cage looking a bit confused.
He had jumped on his ttmss swing & the perch section gave way. Poor boy. That was his bedtime swing & his all round chill out, best perching position.
I checked his swing to see if it could be repaired in any way, but the plastic hole that holds a side of the perch section had a gap in it. I decided that a replacement was needed. In the meantime, I gave him the toyboys ttmss swing. They do not use their swing nearly as much as Phinny uses his so I thought they would not miss it too much. Phineas had his bedtime swing back. He was pleased & order in the universe had been restored.
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You can see from the photos above that the replacement swing is very colourful. A perch on the toyboys’ swing had a hairline crack in it so I merged it with Phinny’s swing.
After an internet search I found the same swing but the cost of postage was extortionate. I decided to go for a slightly different swing. When it arrived, I put it in the toyboys’ manor. As yet it has not been touched….
Top: new swing
Bottom: broken swing