California Hamster Association

Marchioro Kevin 82 Cage

Marchioro Goran 82 Cage

Cons

  • Wheel will have to be replaced--loud and too small for Syrians
  • Water bottle will also need to be replaced
  • Very expensive but there is nothing else on the market that compares.
  • Stand is also expensive ($80-$90)
  • Not always available on Amazon.

The Goran 82 is essentially the same as the Kevin, but in more elegant colours and outfitted with different accessories. It does not, for example, have a second corner shelf. The bar spacing on the Goran is also 1/2" rather than the 1/4" on the Kevin.Of course, it will need more creativity to make it a stimulating environment. The Goran also fits on the Vekto 82 stand.


While the Goran 82 offers the same footprint as the Kevin, there is a Goran 72 option that is smaller. We feel the 82 is better and urge you to choose it instead.


The Goran 82 cage is available here.

The Vekto 82 stand is available here in white and here in black. It also ships Amazon Prime.

Pros

  • Cute and Fun for all ages, even grown ups!
  • All accessories are fully removable to customize
  • Very large and there is nothing like it available in the stores
  • Large door for easy access
  • Removeable base for easy cleaning
  • No extra work required
  • Available through Amazon Prime


Cons

  • Wheel will have to be replaced--It's loud and too small for Syrians
  • Water bottle will have to be replaced
  • Escapable if door is not correctly closed
  • Pricey (but worth it!)


The Hamster Heaven is an excellent and easy cage. Its design makes cleaning very easy, and access to your hamster is no problem thanks to the large door. It provides 589 square inches of space for your little friend! We recommend this cage for all hamster owners, beginners and seasoned. 


The Hamster Heaven is available here!

Photo generously provided by Debbie Groves

Bar Cages

Pros

  • Blends in more into your home than the Heaven
  • All accessories are fully removable to customize
  • Very large and there is nothing like it available in the stores
  • Available through Amazon Prime
  • A stand for the cage is also available for purchase

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The Kevin is another great option for all hamster owners. It is similar in construction to the Heaven, but is actually even larger. The Kevin provides 640 square inches of space! This makes the optional stand even more helpful, as it fits the cage perfectly. The stand also provides a handy shelf for hamster supplies, and is fitted wit castors for easy moving. Of course, you could simply keep the cage on a suitable piece of furniture too. Either way, your hamster will love it!


The Kevin 82 cage is available here.

The Vekto 82 stand is available here in white and here in black. It also ships Amazon Prime.

There are a few appropriate options for bar cages. We will discuss all of them on this page!


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