Mar 052014
 
Traveling with Your Hamster

If you are going to travel with your hamster, consider all the items you will need to bring to make the trip as comfortable as possible for your hamster. These include a cage, food, water and a medical kit. Also think about how you are going to travel as you’ll probably find that car travel […]

Feb 182014
 
Not Too Cold, Not Too Hot – The Just Right Hamster Climate

Hamster history tells us that some hamsters, such as the Syrian hamster, had a native habitat that was warm and dry. Other hamsters, such as the Djungarian, originated in a cold weather habitat such as Siberia. But domesticated, pet hamsters don’t really favor climates that are too hot or too cold. Instead, hamsters prefer to […]

Sep 042013
 
The Hamster Lifespan

If you’re considering getting your first pet, a hamster may be the perfect way to go. Not only do they make great house pets, but also they are reasonably easy to keep, and not as expensive as dogs or cats can be. But if a hamster will be your first pet you should know what […]

Aug 252013
 
Why Your Hamster Is Not Eating

You worry when your hamster won’t eat. Here are some of the common reasons your hamster is not eating and a few ideas for what you can do about it. Hoarding Hoarding is a typical hamster behavior. Your hammy will stuff its cheeks full of food then find what he or she thinks is a […]

Mar 192012
 
What to Do About Hamster Cage Bar Gnawing

When your pet hamster is left alone or every time you look in on it, do you notice that your hammy is gnawing on the wires of its hamster cage? This cage bar chewing could be a problem you need to fix.   Hamster Gnawing Hamsters need to gnaw because their incisors are continually growing, […]