Price: $60.99

Upgrade your Midwest Cage with a second level that is both secure and has easy-access for cleaning. We strongly encourage a Midwest Diner kitchen to be added underneath, as they'll want to potty more there once they have that area nicely covered with the Mezzanine. Cleaning the removeable, plastic Midwest Diner will be much easier than scrubbing the normal canvas bottom of the Midwest cage.

Item #: MEZZ-MWST
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Mezzanine for Midwest® Habitat cages only

(THIS ITEM DOES NOT FIT A C&C CAGE)

(THIS ITEM DOES NOT INCLUDE A MIDWEST CAGE)

Please note: You cannot use both a Mezzanine AND a Piggy Perch together in a Midwest cage. Also a backsplash will not fit near the Mezzanine, but it can be used on the opposite end.

Currently, Midwest brand cages do not offer a second level as the fencing doesn't support one....until now. Our Mezzanine not only provides your guinea pigs with a second level with two ramps for zoomies, but reinforces the Midwest's fencing, making it stronger and more stable.

Easy Lift for Cleaning and Access Below!

Just lift up the platform for 100% access to the cage (or diner) below.

Lower upper level -- Easier for your Guinea Pigs

Your guinea pigs will enjoy getting to an upper level on a ramp with a gentler slope.

Add a deck (patio) in a SINGLE-LEVEL, CLOSED cage!

Now you can add an "upper level" or Piggy Patio to a single-level cage with a closed top! There is enough clearance for the guinea pigs on both the lower level and the patio level.

Dimensions

Our Midwest Mezzanine is 13.5 x 22.5" inches with 3.75 inch walls. The two ramps are 6 x 14 inches each and are backed by our short half grid. The coroplast ramps are carpeted and they're recessed flush with the short half grid.

Upper Levels are Good For

  • Providing variety to your guinea pigs to help reduce boredom.
  • A potential Kitchen or Hay area separate from the main cage area. But please note, not all guinea pigs will want to use this.
  • A get-away area for some guinea pig pairs or groups who may not get along all the time. When one guinea pig can get out of sight from another, that can go a long way towards keeping the peace and reducing harassment.

Upper Level Things to Consider

  • Older guinea pigs typically loose their interest in going up a ramp to an upper level. Some are not able to as arthritis can bother guinea pigs, just like it can people.
  • Not all guinea pigs will want to use a ramp. It can take patience (as in days, weeks or even months) to get a guinea pig to change and adapt. Do not expect overnight results when adding an upper level. Training with pieces of food can help.
  • The gentler the slope of the ramp, the better, but more slope also takes up more precious downstairs cage space, so it's a trade-off.

Counting Cage Space

Please keep in mind that you should only count the lower level when determining how much cage space is required for your guinea pigs. Upper levels DO NOT COUNT in determining how much space you are providing. They are used occasionally and sometimes not at all by some or all of your guinea pigs.

Midwest Mezzanine Includes

(Note - this kit contains only the components listed below. It does not include the cage or fleece)

  • (1) 4mm 13.5" x 22.5" x 3.75" wall Coroplast base in your choice of 16 colors! The base is cut and scored so you only have to secure the flaps with the rivets provided in the kit. There is no need for a front wall.
  • (2) Standard 14" x 14" grids in your choice of black or white to match your grid color.
  • (2) Skinny grids
  • (2) Short Half Grids for the two ramps
  • (2) 14" Carpeted Coroplast Ramps to mach your coroplast color.
  • (1) Mini Moon with half round insert with heart cut out and pink backing
  • (4) Snap-in Plastic Rivets
  • Plenty of Cable ties
  • Easy-to-follow, color assembly instructions with photos

OPTIONAL, if ordered:

(4) Dome OR Half

Grids for safety. (Not necessary if you have a covered cage)



Rivets on the Flaps!

  • All of our Coroplast bases come with nice, clean holes -- professionally punched in the appropriate locations. We include our easy-snap-in plastic rivets for securing the base.
  • The rivets, while very secure when in place, can also be popped back open with a little separation pressure should you need to remove them for storage or moving and are generally reuseable.
holes in coroplast flaps for rivets

Select your Options!

Coroplast Color:
  • Cream
  • Yellow
  • Orange
  • Red
  • Pink
  • Lime
  • Light Blue
  • Green
  • Brown
  • Purple
  • Royal Blue
  • Navy
  • Black
  • Silver/Gray
  • Translucent
  • White


Grid Color:
  • White
  • Black


OPTIONAL Perimeter Safety Grids:



For MY EXISTING Midwest Cage - NOT a CandC Cage:


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Customer Reviews

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Georgia, USA

My guinea pigs love it!

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I had originally bought two pigloos (one for each piggy) to put on one side of my Midwest cage. It took up a lot of space. Then I had the thought, "Why not get a loft? The guinea pigs could still have a hiding place underneath, but more space to explore upstairs!" I looked everywhere for a loft, but I couldn't find anything. Then I came across this. It is GENUIS. It lifts up easily for cleaning, and it is a great feeding area. My piggies were hesitant about climbing up the ramp at first, but after two days they were scampering up and down like pros. When Stella, the youngest, is feeling energetic, she zooms under the loft, out again, up, down, under, around and around. So cute! Clover enjoys relaxing in the hide I put up there, just like a piggy queen. Stella's favorite place in the whole cage is underneath! Putting the loft together took a bit, but when I finished I was impressed on how sturdy it is. The only problem I have is the ramp takes up quite a bit of space, but that can't be helped. I would recommend this to any guinea pig owner!!!

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I have to keep one of my piggies in his own cage because he is too beast to one of my other piggies and he doesn’t let the others play/have fun. I decided to keep him separated and I just give him a lot of attention/pets/natural treats, enrichment, and am teaching him tricks. I added this to his Midwest cage and it’s really necessary since I feel even the Midwest cage is pretty small for a guinea pig. I added one of those flexible large wood-cylinder half tunnels to the middle of the mezzanine. I add a thick towel because he loves to jump on top of it to watch everything going on. The cage is on a hip level living room dresser. Took me some time to add on with all the zip ties but easy instructions and meshes really well with the cage

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I have to keep one of my piggies in his own cage because he is too beast to one of my other piggies and he doesn’t let the others play/have fun. I decided to keep him separated and I just give him a lot of attention/pets/natural treats, enrichment, and am teaching him tricks. I added this to his Midwest cage and it’s really necessary since I feel even the Midwest cage is pretty small for a guinea pig. I added one of those flexible large wood-cylinder half tunnels to the middle of the mezzanine. I add a thick towel because he loves to jump on top of it to watch everything going on. The cage is on a hip level living room dresser. Took me some time to add on with all the zip ties but easy instructions and meshes really well with the cage

Ohio

Great add on!

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I purchased this upper level along with the diner for my Midwest cage with two pigs and they love it. The upper level was easy to put together with easy instructions. Pretty color and design as well! One thing to note is that the loft and diner together cut into the roaming space of the cage a bit. But with some extra free roam time along with a large diner for hay piles (and not as much mess!), my pigs don’t mind! Service was good too, shipping didn’t take long!

MA

Midwest Loft

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Absolutely LOVE! I really wanted to upgrade but I had just upgraded to the Midwest before discovering this site! This was a perfect middle ground where my boys have extra space to be away from each other. Until I inevitably buy a cage from this site for them! LOL.

MA

Love it

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This was a great addition to my Midwest cages. I put there hay bag, bowls and veggie up there for them. Leaving the mess just up there.

Great add on!

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My guinea pigs love this addition! It was easy to set up I like how they added pictures in the instructions

San Diego

My pigs and I both love this product!

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I love this because it is so easy to clean. The ramps fold up and it is easy to clean underneath them. I can lift out the grids supporting the loft as well with ease. My guinea pigs love it because the ramps are not very high so they are comfortable climbing up them.

Love it!

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I love this new level! It’s my favorite I got it to go with the bottom of my cage and it’s perfect. It was a tight fit because of how high the chloroplast walls went on the bottom of my cage. But it works and that’s all the matters. My piggy’s Cocoa and peanut run up and down it all day. It’s there favorite to look out of the level and see what is going on in my room. I’m so glad I found this site. Thank you!

Connecticut

Fur babies love it!

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I purchased the loft and diner for my piggies!It fit in the Midwest cage like it was always meant to be there! Super easy to put together they provide fool proof instructions! I definitely recommend to any piggie parents with the Midwest cage! It’s not only aesthetically pleasing but the piggies absolutely love it! Thanks again 😀

West Virginia

Beautiful!!!

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This Balcony as I call it is beautiful. My piggies have yet to climb up there but I am sure they will eventually, if not than atleast it looks nice! lol

Great for Midwest cage

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Great addition without extending the ends of the cage. I put a cover over the side and they are jumping up and down the ramps all day.

Great for Midwest cage

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Great addition without extending the ends of the cage. I put a cover over the side and they are jumping up and down the ramps all day.

Wyoming

My boys love it

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Wasn’t sure if the boys would like this but I wanted to give them a little more room. They not only love running up the ramps but they enjoy laying and eating underneath it as well. Great idea!

Lovely!

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I have installed the second floor. My guinea pigs love it. As long as I put food on the second floor, they would like to climb on it. Just a little reminder, If you want to put kitchen area under the second floor, hanging water bottle might be a little challenging. I do not put kitchen area under.

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