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NigelAndPeanut

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found these PetSmart brand full cheeks ( used to be tiny tales) toys for small animals as well as all living things brand they are really cute and well priced however while they look safe to me I would like some other opinions. I have bought some full cheeks toys before along with a bed (which I will share a picture of below) but they were just sticks and a willow ball.

here are the links to the items on Petsmart

https://www.petsmart.com/small-pet/...-small-pet-loofa-burger-kabob-chew-68310.html Cheeseburger

https://www.petsmart.com/small-pet/...rade-popcorn-small-pet-loofah-chew-51412.html Popcorn

https://www.petsmart.com/small-pet/...et-taco-party-loofa-and-wood-chews-68302.html Taco and hot sauce
 

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The bed isn't really safe either, even if it's anti pill fleece fabric (which it looks to be) the stuffing is likely not. If the chin decides to chew a hole in the bed (or it rips somehow) and swallows the stuffing it can cause the chin to choke or cause a gut blockage. Assuming it is made of fleece, you can make it safe by removing the stuffing and refilling with fleece scraps.
 

Jawramik

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Those are super cute! As Amethyst said, so long as they're just wood and loofah, they should be safe. It looks like the popcorn container might be paper/cardboard? If so, you could give them the loofah "popcorn," but not the cardboard container.

The metal kabob part on the burger looks like it might even be reusable! I got something similar with some wood chews, and I re-use the kabobs to string on other toys to create my own combinations of hanging toys. It makes it really easy to swap out her hanging toys frequently to give her more variety. :)
 

NigelAndPeanut

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The bed isn't really safe either, even if it's anti pill fleece fabric (which it looks to be) the stuffing is likely not. If the chin decides to chew a hole in the bed (or it rips somehow) and swallows the stuffing it can cause the chin to choke or cause a gut blockage. Assuming it is made of fleece, you can make it safe by removing the stuffing and refilling with fleece scraps.
Thankyou I hadn't realized that. I will be sure to keep a closer eye on him as it is his favorite spot.
 

NigelAndPeanut

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Those are super cute! As Amethyst said, so long as they're just wood and loofah, they should be safe. It looks like the popcorn container might be paper/cardboard? If so, you could give them the loofah "popcorn," but not the cardboard container.

The metal kabob part on the burger looks like it might even be reusable! I got something similar with some wood chews, and I re-use the kabobs to string on other toys to create my own combinations of hanging toys. It makes it really easy to swap out her hanging toys frequently to give her more variety. :)
Thats a great idea.
 
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