Mites are ectoparasites that affect animals, including hamsters. They feed off hamsters’ blood, dead skin cells, and oils (from the sebaceous glands), leading to skin redness, inflammation, and irritation. Mites […]
Why Is My Hamster Sleeping More Than Usual?
It’s common for hamsters to sleep longer than other animals. However, if your hamster stopped emerging as frequently as it used to at night, you may be concerned it has […]
Why Do My Hamsters Keep Dying? [15 Reasons Hamsters Die]
Hamsters only live for 2-3 years, which is far less than most other pets. While their short lifespans are unavoidable, poor conditions could be why your hamsters keep dying young. […]
Do Hamsters Need Sunlight? [Too Much vs. Too Little Direct Light]
Something that’s not commonly thought about is whether hamsters need sunlight. Hamsters rarely come out during the day, but that doesn’t mean light isn’t important to them. Hamsters use sunlight […]