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The Science Behind Cage and Toy Wash

Simply put, when bacteria attach to a surface, they become less likely to be killed by a cleaning agent.  This situation often leads to the formation of a nasty little beastie called a Biofilm, which is even more resistant to cleaning efforts.  Plus, it provides a platform for even more stuff - including viruses & molds - to grow. 

So what can be done?  You can break down the bacterial attachment by using harsh chemicals along with a lot of "mechanical activity" (that's science speak for scrubbing every square inch really, really hard).  And it's very tough to do.  For example, most toys have too many crevices and cracks where bacteria can hide.

Instead, you can make it very difficult for bacteria to begin the attachment process in the first place.  And that's what Cage and Toy Wash does. It's like putting a bacterial raincoat on items to resist the bacterial attachment AND help eliminate any bacteria that may linger on surfaces when cleaning.

Lab tests were conducted on actual samples of sugar glider urine, feces, fur clippings and an uber-smelly pouch from a male breeder.  As expected, these samples were full of bacteria, mold, and viruses.  But after one application of Cage and Toy Wash, none survived.

About Plant Extracts

Sugar Glider Naturals™ contains a proprietary blend of non-toxic, naturally occurring plant extracts that repel bacteria, leaving areas naturally clean.  It is completely safe for all and protects the health of you, your pets and the environment. It is free from carcinogens, chemicals, artificial fragrances and nauseous fumes.  Even those with allergies, chemical and / or respiratory sensitivities have used it without any issues.  It's just a better way to maintain a cleaner habitat.  Please store this product in an area where the temperature does not exceed 80 degrees Fahrenheit for long periods of time.

Customers Speak!

Lisa, I only have three things to say to you: Love it ... Love it ... Love it ... I will never drag another cage outside
to wash for the rest of my life.

Mary Holcombe
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Lisa, I love the new cleaning products.  It has cut down on the odor and made
cleaning a lot easier.  Thanks!

Rachel Randazzo

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Hi Lisa,

I wanted you to know I bought your new products and I am very happy with them!

I bought the Cage & Toy Wash and the Cage & Toy Shield.  I like the fact that they are both all natural and I like even better the way they both work!  The Wash makes cleaning a snap and the Shield forms a protective barrier  that won't let sticky stuff stick to the toys, cage and other things.  My hat is off to you on this one!  Keep up the good work and thank you very much for these great products!

Janet McNeil
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Hi Lisa,

I've been using the Cage & Toy Wash and Cage Shield products. I am really impressed by how well they work.  Food and poop don't stick to the cage and the wheel that easy.  The cage doesn't stink anymore, even after two weeks of not being washed.  After using both products on the Nail Trim Track, it stays clean for a whole week and is a lot easier to wash. These are really wonderful products, smell great, are natural (which I love) and do the work 100%+.  I would recommend both products to all suggie parents!!!

Thank you so much!
Dani Tsoncheva

Cage and Toy Wash

A Soapless, No Rinse Cleaner
 - with Odor Protection

$9.26 for 8 oz, $25.93 for 32 oz

Product ID # 4060
from the Sugar Glider Naturals line of products

Safe for All Pets
Safe for You
Safe for the Earth

You just washed the cage, nests, food cups, toys, branches, all of it.  You let everything dry, and it smells clean.  You put in new bedding.  And as you're about to put the crew back into their habitat, there it is...that unmistakable ole suggie smell.

Those lingering odors...

Where does this smell come from?  In short, bacterial waste.  But you just cleaned the habitat, right?  How could there be bacteria left to produce the odor? The scientific answer is "bacterial attachment".  If you would like more information on this condition, see The Science Behind Cage and Toy Wash under the picture on the left.

A New Concept in Cleaning

Cage and Toy Wash is a new concept in cleaning and preventing odor-causing bacterial growth - it's completely free of fragrance and soap.  The plant extracts contain naturally-occurring surfactants with a subtle foaming action that don't leave toxic residues after use.  It's  gentle enough to use for cleaning any surface in your home, including items in a baby's nursery, child's room and / or pet area.  And there is absolutely no need to rinse after use!  It does not lessen the effectiveness of the cleaner to rinse it off, but is completely unnecessary.

Just shake well, then dampen a dry cloth with Cage and Toy Wash and rub on surface to be cleaned, wiping off dirt and grime.  Heavily soiled areas may need more than one application; just let the Wash sit and dissolve grime for a few minutes, then wipe again.  Using a micro-fiber cloth will allow you to clean more area with less product.  No need to rinse; the Wash remains as a barrier to protect against bacterial growth.

For best results - and to prevent grime buildup in the first place - apply Cage & Toy Shield after using the Wash.  This product produces an environment that allows the cleaner to do its bacteria protection job better, and creates a slick surface which makes wipe-ups simple, full cleanings easier, and helps prevent cage corrosion.

The Importance of Starting Clean

"Washing" a new item doesn't make a lot of sense at first, does it?  But here's the thing - using Cage and Toy Wash as a "pre-treatment" on new products prevents bacteria from getting a chance to attach to the items.  And regular use of Cage and Toy Wash as your primary cleaning method will continue to prevent bacterial attachment and control odors caused by bacterial buildup.  So wipe the product on brand new products before bacteria have a chance to attach to them (see info on Science at left for the gory details!)

Likewise, if items in your habitat have not had a good scrubbing for some time, you will need to break the bacterial attachments first.  Give cage or items a good, hard scrub with your old cleaning method one last time, then clean with Cage and Toy Wash and you are on your way to a "new kind of clean" in your gliders' area.  From then on, you can use just the Cage and Toy Wash for all  your regular cleanings.

And if you use Cage & Toy Shield after the Wash, you'll be on your way to faster cleaning sessions, creating a surface that is super easy to wipe off.

As with all items in our Naturals line, Cage and Toy Wash is biodegradable, 100% non-toxic and sourced from safe, Plant Extracts (see more on left).  It is harmless to use on any surface inside, or surrounding, your glider habitat.


The Nail-O-Matic Example

Nail-O-Matic nail trimmer tracks are great for keeping our sugar gliders' nails smooth.  But the tracks are porous, so they absorb odors from urine, excrement droppings and food splatters.  Bummer.  Probably the hardest item in the cage to keep clean and odor free.  So naturally, we used Nail-O-Matic tracks to test the Wash product!

Day 1: We dampened a dry micro-fiber cloth with Cage and Toy Wash and applied it to both sides of a brand new Nail-O-Matic track.  After letting it dry, we followed with a light misting of Cage & Toy Shield.  Lastly, we assembled the Nail-O-Matic into a wodent wheel and then placed it into a male breeder's cage for a full week with NO in-between wipe-offs.

Day 7: We removed the track for cleaning and inspection.  Because we applied the Shield product, there was only one poop that even stuck to the track, which wiped right off with a damp micro-fiber cloth.  But best of all, there was NO ODOR on the Nail-O-Matic!  So then we repeated the previous week's routine:

1) Apply Cage and Toy Wash
2) Let it air dry
3) Spray Cage & Toy Shield

We have continued this weekly treatment ever since, and despite being peed and pooped on nightly, the same Nail-O-Matic still remains odor-free!

Cage and Toy Wash can - and should - be used on cages, toys, food cups, floors, etc.  It is unscented and can be used on every surface your suggies come into contact with, including food and water cups.  This product should be stored where the temperature does not exceed 80 degrees Fahrenheit for long periods of time.

Stop those lingering glider odors in their tracks by switching to Cage & Toy Wash - the soapless, no rinse cleaning method.  If you want to also protect those freshly washed surfaces and make wiping up a snap, get the Cage & Toy Wash plus Cage & Toy Shield pack.

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Hello Shopper, Arnold Here!

We have redecorated our online store. The products you are looking for can be found over at our new place. Click on the link below to go to our New Online Store. I think you will enjoy the new look, and hey, tell your friends too!

Go To Our New Store Now! www.Sugar-Gliders.com

Thanks for shopping at Sugar-Gliders.com

Your Pal, Arnold.



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Weight .65 lb (contains 8 fluid ounces)
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