What are the best rat cages?

Are you looking for a place that your pets could treat as their home? We get that they deserve only the best to ensure that they stay happy and healthy, which is why we've created this list of the best rat cages that are affordable, easy to set up, and are durable! 

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    #1MidWest 162

    MidWest 162

    The MidWest 162 Critter Nation Double Unit cage features two pans and two adjustable shelves with three locking ramps for your pets to go up and down on. It has two doors, and a full-width removable plastic floor for easier cleaning.

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    Cynthia Aguilar
    Written on May 31, 2019
    "I love this cage for my little rats! It's really big and I could fit all three of them inside and they can play with each other and just climb up and down lol they're so cute! The plastic floor is also really nice for cleaning! One of the best rat cages we've had!"
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    #2Prevue Hendryx 485

    Prevue Hendryx  485

    This 31 x 20 x 54 inches cage comes with two platforms, three plastic ramps, and one hammock. It's designed with two escape proof doors and a removable plastic tray at the bottom. It also has a storage shelf and rolling casters.


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    Hansika Rangarajan
    Written on May 31, 2019
    "This is super spacious rat cage. The door is really big so it makes cleaning easier, plus the hammock inside is actually really good too! My pets seem to love it so I love it too! :D "
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    #3Exotic Nutrition Two-Level Mansion

    Exotic Nutrition Two-Level Mansion

    This two-level mansion cage from Exotic Nutrition is made of scratch and chew proof metal coated with animal-safe powder designed to ensure that it will last long. It also comes with a sliding debris tray, and a metal ramp for your pets.


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    Vishal Pillai
    Written on May 31, 2019
    "Got this last month and it was really easy to assemble. It's also very sturdy and looks durable. I'd definitely buy again if ever I need more hehe "
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    #4Kaytee 100079097

    Kaytee 100079097

    Made with coated wires and stain resistant plastic, this Kaytee cage comes with a removable deep plastic base and 3 shelves. It also features a ramp, a spiral slide, a hammock, and a funnel, all placed in a roll stand with caster wheels.


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    Bertha Córdova
    Written on May 31, 2019
    "I LOVEEEEEE THIS CAGE FOR MY PET RATS!!! I got this like 6 years ago? AND I STILL HAVE IT!!! No rusts, no chips whatsover. Still works good, even the wheels still slide smoothly when i push it! "
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    #5MidWest 161

    MidWest 161

    This Critter Nation cage is made with coated metal wires that are horizontally aligned to let your pets play and climb when they want to. It comes with a pan, an adjustable shelf, a covered ramp, and a full-width double door.

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    Aadhya Jhadav
    Written on May 31, 2019
    "I love that this is super easy to clean! My little rats seem to enjoy the ramp for some reason cause they always go up and down through it? hahahaha very cute style too!"
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    #6Rosewood Pet 19178

    Rosewood Pet 19178

    Featuring a built-in water bottle for your pets to drink from, this animal cage also comes with an inside food dish, and a removable deep plastic base for litters. It also has three levels, ladders and a wheel for your pets to play in.


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    Lucy Mao
    Written on May 31, 2019
    "Teal is my favorite color so i immediately got this for my baby rats when I saw it on Amazon. and I have 0 regrets! The color is supeeeer nice and the quality is really good! I love that it comes with its own bottle and food bowl so i dont have to worry about getting the right fit! absolutely amazing!"
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    #7Yaheetech Metal Cage

    Yaheetech Metal Cage

    A foldable cage made of anti-rust steel wires coated in animal safe powder, this Yaheetech enclosure comes with four levels and three ramps. It also has a slide-out tray, plus a water bottle and food dish accessories for your pets.


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    Daniel Dean
    Written on May 31, 2019
    "MY RAT LOVES THE SLIDE ON THIS CAGE LOL He uses it all the time and i can see that he seems very happy . It's also very affordable esp since i got it on sale and got a huge discount! Definitely worth it! "
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    #8AmazonBasics 9050

    AmazonBasics 9050

    A three-level cage made with metal wires in a rust-resistant coat, this pen comes with four wheels for moving, and two swing open doors with secure latches. This foldable cage also has a removable debris plastic pan for pet litters.


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    Zhao Tang
    Written on May 31, 2019
    "I really appreciate how i can easily roll this around the house when i'm cleaning. I also like that it's foldable cause it's easier for when we're traveling with out pets. They also seem to enjoy being inside cause i cuztomised it a bit to make some part of shelves have a soft bedding hehe. Over all really great product!"


Best What are the best rat cages
1MidWest 162Household Items 16 Paid
2Prevue Hendryx 485Other 13 Paid
3Exotic Nutrition Two-Level MansionOther 8 Paid
4Kaytee 100079097Other 3 Paid
5MidWest 161Household Items 2 Paid
6Rosewood Pet 19178Other 2 Paid
7Yaheetech Metal CageOther 2 Paid
8AmazonBasics 9050Other 1 Paid

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