Hamsters can become tame enough to play with their owners with time, patience, and handling. Before that happens, you must build the hamster’s trust and prove that you’re not a […]
What Can I Use Instead of Hamster Bedding? [6 Best Alternatives]
Bedding is a vital part of a hamster’s cage setup. Without bedding, hamsters can’t dig burrows, conceal their food, stay warm, or hide when feeling afraid. As an alternative to […]
What Do You Do If Your Hamsters Nails Are Too Long
Hamsters’ nails grow continuously. While hamsters usually keep their nails at the right length through natural wear and tear, they can grow too long. If a hamster’s nails start to […]
How To Keep A Hamster Warm in A Cold House
Hamsters cope poorly with low temperatures and can’t withstand being cold for long. Sudden temperature drops cause behavioral changes, with hamsters slowing down and sleeping more often. As explained by […]
What Temperature Is Too Hot For Hamsters?
Hamsters come from desert regions, so they can withstand warm temperatures. However, captive hamsters haven’t adapted to extreme temperatures and are at risk of overheating. Hamsters should be kept in […]
Should You Wake Up A Hibernating Hamster?
Captive hamsters rarely hibernate but may do so if the ambient temperature is too cold. This isn’t a true form of hibernation, but a condition called torpor. Hamsters are unlikely […]
How Do You Know If Your Hamster Is Hibernating Or Dead?
When hamsters go into torpor or temporary hibernation, they appear dead. They only show the slightest signs of life, which are easy to miss. Hibernating hamsters slow their heart rate […]
How Do Hamsters Bond with Their Owners?
Hamsters are naturally fearful and shy around people they don’t know, but they can build strong bonds with their owners if they dedicate time to taming them. Don’t handle a […]
How To Properly Dispose of A Dead Hamster
Losing a hamster is a time of sadness and confusion. After all, what do you do with a dead hamster? While making a decision isn’t easy, you should deal with […]
Do Hamsters Get Lonely By Themselves? [Full Compatibility Table]
Many animals prefer to live in pairs and small groups because they get lonely. So, you’re likely wondering if getting your hamster a companion is a good idea to keep […]