Hi Zon Mom,
Can you post a picture of your cage cover? I'd like to see
that. ( I can sew--- so I'd like to see what you're talking
about) Thanks !
On 4/06/07, Zon Mom wrote:
> I use to use a large beach towel when we 1st got our Amazon.
> But when I finally found him a larger cage the beach towel
> wasn't large enough. And all of the covers I saw for sale
> looked to be light weight. So I purchased 5 large cotton
> bath towels from JC Penny's ( when they where on sale ) &
> made my own cage cover out of them. I sewed a rod pocket (
> large enough to put PVC tubing thru ) on one end of 4 of the
> towels & then made a frame ( that fits snuggly around the
> top of the cage ) out of PVC tubing & PVC corner fitting.
> Don't glue the PVC frame together!!!! Just slide one towel
> on each piece of PVC tubing & connect the 4 tubing pieces
> together with then 4 PVC corner fittings. And I then used
> the 5th towel to lay over the top of the cage, overlaping
> the frame. Later I went back & sewed the 2 Side towels & the
> Back towel together on the sides so that I could do away
> with the wooden clothes pins I was using to keep them
> together. But I left the front towel loose so I could roll (
> ro fold ) it up on-top of the cage during the daytime & down
> at bedtime. But I do still use wooden clothes pins to secure
> the sides of the front towel to the side towels at bedtime.
> If you sew or know someone who does you probably could get
> some heavier fabric at Wal-mart or a fabric store & line the
> cover you bought. Or make a pattern with that cover, buy a
> heavier fabric & make your own. I just like the towels
> because they definately are washable/dryable & keep my bird
> away from drafts year round.
> Hope this helps!
> Zon Mom
> On 4/06/07, starr511 wrote:
>> I just received the cage cover that I ordered 3 weeks
>> ago. Boy, am I dissapointed with it. Seems like it is
>> just so thin. How heavy should it be? Where can I find a
>> better one? This one is from Cozzy Covers.