This eBay auction has been making the rounds all today and it's an amusing reuse of the antiquated candied coloured CRT iMacs for the housing of a whiskered house guest. No, we're not willing to bid $350 for something we can make ourselves using the dead iMac in our mom's garage (though we don't have any hamsters to house at the moment), but we think the idea and execution is pretty darn amusing...
Up for auction is a one of a kind very unique iMac rodent cage, handmade by ak_drummer. Made from the shell of a blue iMac with all the guts removed. Comes with the keyboard and mouse shown, no idea if they work or not. Everything is safe, I put my own hamster in there for a while just to get a good laugh and sense of accomplishment. Nothing toxic was used in constructing of the cage, nothing is poking out. It is more for ascetic purposes then an actual cage. HOWEVER the best rodent suited for the cage would be a hamster due to the fact that they do not chew as veraciously as mice, gerbils, and rats. WOULD NOT recommend a rat being in this cage as they can more then likely just chew through the cage front, let along the thin plastic in back.
If you've got $340 you're itching to spend, bid here on eBay.
[eBay via Gizmodo]