As small animals are at the bottom of the food chain, hamsters frequently experience stress. Unfortunately, stress can have a serious long-term impact on a pet hamster’s health. Common stressors […]
How Can I Get A Hamster To Trust Me?
Once tamed, hamsters can make affectionate pets. Until you gain the hamster’s trust, it’ll likely respond to your presence with fear, which could involve hiding or biting if you attempt […]
10 Most Common Syrian Hamster Old Age Symptoms
The Syrian hamster (Mesocricetus auratus) lives for around 2-3 years, assuming they can avoid sickness while very young. Males tend to outlive females, but their lifespan remains short. Signs of […]
How To Care For A Dying Hamster (In Its Last Few Hours)
Hamsters become a special part of the family. While watching your hamster die is hard, you must do all you can to ensure its remaining hours are comfortable and pain-free. […]
How To Bury Your Dead Hamster [Burial Method, Places + Depth]
It’s always a sad time when a pet hamster dies, especially if its death is unexpected. You spent the time you had with your hamster bonding with it, caring for […]
How To Stop Dwarf Hamsters Fighting (in 5 Easy Steps)
Dwarf hamsters are a species that thrives when housed together in pairs or small groups. They love to play together and enjoy having companions with whom to socialize. However, when […]
4 Different Types of Small Pet Hamster Species (with Pictures)
In total, there are at least 20 species of hamsters. They come from the subfamily of Cricetinae and are split into 7 different genera. Hamsters come in small and large […]
How To Dispose of Hamster Bedding
A hamster requires clean bedding to keep its cage hygienic and comfortable. It’s also a soft material to burrow and nest in, absorbing unpleasant odors, which prevents the cage from […]
How Much Cage Space Does A Syrian Hamster Need?
As the largest pet hamster species, some important considerations apply to Syrians’ housing and space requirements, especially when they’re young and more active. Syrian hamsters (also called golden hamsters or […]
Is It Better To Get A Hamster or A Guinea Pig?
Hamsters and guinea pigs are popular pets, especially among families with young children. Both animals are loved worldwide, but their personalities and care requirements differ. Guinea pigs are social animals […]