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Ever had Trouble catching your furry pet? Here's a easy, no-hassle way of doing so. Its pretty funny too.

Pieces Required:
Rods:
Green..11
White...15
Blue......12
Yellow..14
Red......22

Connectors:
Dark Grey..22
Red............26
Yellow........4
Purple.......22
Blue...........2

Other K'nex:
1 Small Wheel
1 Medium Wheel
5 Big blue panels
8 Blue spacers

Other Stuff:
About 15 inches of string
Bait (carrots and celery are recommended).
And of course a guinea pig.

Be sure to check out the video below.


 
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Step 1: The Cage

This is the main body of the trap. It should be easy. Be sure to follow the footnotes.

3 Make this
4 And this
5 Then make this
6 put those other two together like so
7 And put the other part on
8 Make all these
9 And these....
10 And this
11 put those two bits on
12 and those bits on
13 Put 2 blue rods on and the other two parts
14 put that thingy on
15 And this bit.
16 Finished cage

Step 2: The Door

Picture of The Door
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This is slightly more complecated, but im sure you can figure it out.

Make sure that all the reds and greys and lined up properly

1 The door
2 Make all these
3 And all these
4 And make this
5 Now put the first two together like so
6 And the other ones
7 Now put it on the cage
8 Add the spacers here
9 Cage and door put together.

Step 3: Set that trap!

Just follow the imiges.

1 The string. This should be about 13 and a half inches long from the end of the rod to the knot
2 Close up of the knot. his should be just smaller than the carrot
3 Close up of the knot on the connector
4 The carrot
5 The carrot on the string
6 The string goes over the big wheel.....
7 Then over the small wheel......
8 And through the orange and on to the red rod. Note that the round end to the rod should be in the groove of the red rod.
9 Set trap
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needles3005 years ago
this is my hedgehog needles, but sadly he passed away
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5 years later, I know, but I LOVE HEDGEHOGS! <3 Best animals ever :DD

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So cute, so sad.
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Ha ha. That's cute. My dog is annoyed by people taking pictures of them.
My new dogs:
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My new dog.
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Aww. They're adorable. Nice pictures.
Look closly at Ginger's side in this picture:  A Heart Shape!!
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Ha ha. That's cool.

My old dog Puppy. Lol! Anyway, I feel bad for you. Also I wish I had a dog.

so cute!
akkkkk once a porcipine shot me with a spike well i touched it i was 8 dont blame me but my mom took it out lol
Did it hurt a lot?
He's adorable.
You can have pet hedgehogs? Cool.
I_am_Canadian (author)  needles3005 years ago
Aww, he's s cute! Thats too bad. hedgehogs are so cool.
Does this work for rabbits too?












































































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i just caught a squirrel
ps i put a roof on it and used mixed nuts as bait
ross0073 years ago
i really want a pet snake, but my mum won't let me have on cuase we would have to feed it mice and my mums scared of mice.:-(
I_am_Canadian (author)  ross0073 years ago
Hey, that would gross me out too.
Ha! That's a wee bit ironic considering your profile pic...
poncho5312 years ago
Does it work on gerbils? We just got 2 last night.
I_am_Canadian (author)  poncho5312 years ago
Perhaps... They are much cleverer than guinea pigs I think, though.
Randomguy653 years ago
Cool! It surprisingly works on squirrels!! Just add a roof.
I_am_Canadian (author)  Randomguy653 years ago
Really? I might have to try that one.
( I'm SUPER bored) Yep, though you'll need sometime of device that tells you when their caught, so they don't chew their way out. :-P
I_am_Canadian (author)  Randomguy653 years ago
Yes. They seem like they would do that.
Add a bell
IM GONNA BOP YOU ONE DEEDEE
HAHAHA I have a CAT named DeeDee!
HAHA that is cool and funny.
make sure they don't eat the string
I_am_Canadian (author)  daltonpearson3 years ago
It doesn't do them any harm if they do either :-)
yes it can there are several documented case of guinea pigs eating and dying from string or wire in their intestine and causing a blockage!
dansdoc3 years ago
i have guinea pigs to!!!

ps i have two
i have 4 i did have 3 but one was pregnat and it had 2 babies but one died :( so i should of had 5 but its soo sad
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