The name really gets your imagination moving, doesn’t it? The name really threw me off at first. I didn’t think I could like a product called “Cage Diapers“, but I was happily surprised. Cage Diapers are a heavy paper cage liner for the bottom of your rabbit’s (or any other small animal) cage.
Why not just use newspaper?
I always did. My rabbits have free run of a bedroom, but I have a dog crate that they can go into. It contains their litter box and water bottle and it is where I put their hay. I lined both the crate tray and the litter box with about 7 layers of newspaper. It worked fine, until clean-up time. Trying to clean-up the mess without the paper disintegrating was a challenge.
With the Cage Diapers, I only have to use one for the crate tray and one for the litter box. Clean-up is a breeze. Even when being a little torn (Smudge loves to dig and scratch at the paper), it rolls up without falling apart. Made of unbleached pulp, it is okay if my rabbits nibble on them a bit (always watch for pets that will devour a lot of it. Too much of anything has the potential to cause problems). Because it is made from wood pulp, it is also biodegradable which I love since I compost!
These have definitely made a difference in my rabbit care routine.