Yes, hamsters can eat cheese! Cheese should not be a significant part of your hamster’s diet and you should not feed cheese to your hamster too often. However, feeding cheese to your hamster as a treat, perhaps once per week in small quantities, should be fine.
Hamsters don’t have very long lives but they do have lives which are full of fun! The longest lived hamster on average is the Roborovski dwarf hamster, which lives for an average of 3 to 3.5 years. On average, different types of hamster live for the following amounts of time, though these are only averages, […]
One thing hamsters are very good at is escaping; if there is even a small gap in their cage then they will make a bid for freedom! It’s also possible that your pet might escape while it’s out of its cage for play time. You only need to turn away for a second for this […]
Hamsters are naturally very clean and tidy animals; you will often see them grooming themselves. This grooming is normally sufficient to keep your hamster looking, feeling and smelling clean. Under normal circumstances it is not a good idea to wash a hamster at all. Water can remove vital protective oils from your pet’s coat. This can […]
Do you know how to train your hamster? Training is very important if you want to spend a lot of time picking your hamster up and interacting with them without the risk of bites! Training your hamster doesn’t mean that you have to teach them to sit and stay like a dog. It simply means that you teach your little friend […]
A bad diet will make your hamster fat. Read on for our top hamster tips. Get our top hamster tips to keep your hamster happy! Ideally, a new hamster owner should thoroughly research hamster care before buying their pet. Unfortunately, not everybody does this. Hamsters are often impulse buys – purchased at short notice with little or […]
Hamsters are very popular pets; they’re cute and furry, and they don’t take up as much room as a bigger pet, such as dog or a cat. Don’t forget though, that a hamster needs a home within your home. They need a hamster cage. You can’t just let a hamster run around the house; it […]
What should you do if your hamster has babies? If your hamster is pregnant, then you’ll need to know what to do when the baby hamsters arrive. Firstly it’s important to note that a female hamster will start nesting when she is pregnant. You should provide some nesting material for her; toilet roll makes a […]