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SMoney doesn't like toys
« on: May 22, 2015, 08:32:12 AM »

hi everyone. Hope you and your babies are well. Just after a bit of advice.
I have a 11 month old AGP who has to spend a few hours a day in his pen.
I have made toys for him bought them for him however he doesn't seem to want to play with any of them. Has anyone got any advice on what I can do . I feel so guilty going to work thinking he is going to be bored till I get home.
The house isn't always quiet as my husband comes home for breakfast and we have dogs as well.
I want to do the best for Smokey. He does come out first thing in the morning and again when I get home for a few hours and seems really happy.
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Re: SMoney doesn't like toys
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2015, 08:37:29 AM »

just keep the toys in his cage, try different types of ones, a babble ball is always a good start.

He may actually be playing with them while you are out. Do you leave the radio on for him? Mine always have the radio on when i'm not there. It just gives them a bit of company
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Re: SMoney doesn't like toys
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2015, 08:57:47 AM »

 He did have a babble ball but wrecked it within a couple of days. I tied it on with a cable tie and he used it for a while but he doesn't want to play with it now. I have tried making toys and getting new ones but he doesn't seem to touch them as they are in good condition when I come home. I haven't got a radio and my hubby doesn't want the telly left on.
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Re: SMoney doesn't like toys
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2015, 09:35:19 AM »

you can pick up a radio for about 5-10 now, honestly its worth it, Yvie taught herself to sing Taylor Swift listening to the radio :D

If he has lots of toys then he's choosing not to play with them, and it might just be how he is, but as i said try different ones, in Yvies cage i have bells/paper shredder, puzzle games and she just rips the paper on the bottom of the cage, occasionally she'll play with the bells.

When i bring her out she goes straight to her leather plait to chew, but won't play with it in her cage.

they are fickle beings :D
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Re: SMoney doesn't like toys
« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2015, 12:26:45 PM »

 Thank you so much for all your good advice I will pick up a radio for him.
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« Reply #5 on: May 22, 2015, 12:37:50 PM »

it just makes them feel as if there is someone there, be prepared though, Yvie has these random conversations with herself and then laughs, i'm sure it's what she's picked up from the radio, although it could well be her plotting to take over the world. ha ha
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« Reply #6 on: May 23, 2015, 09:59:13 AM »

 Yvie sounds such a darling. I can't wait for Smokey to start talking a bit more. He has picked up the odd words and is super at ringing the phone and barking like my fogs. He is so funny and I love him to bits.
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Re: SMoney doesn't like toys
« Reply #7 on: May 23, 2015, 11:27:24 AM »

:D she is, I love listening to her & chatting with her


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