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 no planning – or surprise gifts. This leads to new hamster owners who don’t know […]
Hamsters are very popular pets for good reason. They’re cute and furry, and they don’t take up as much space in the home as dogs and cats. Don’t forget though, a hamster needs a home within your home. You can’t just let a hamster run around the house; it will very easily get lost or hurt. […]
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. You should also make […]
You may have seen a hamster enjoying a trip in a hamster ball: a plastic ball (with air holes) that they can run around in. It’s a great way of letting your hamster loose in your home, without having to worry about them getting lost. If your hamster loves to run around their cage then they’ll […]
What do hamsters eat? And what type of food should you feed your hamster? Find out in our guide to what hamsters eat… In the wild a hamster’s diet is suited to the area where it lives. Wild hamsters eat seeds, grain and grasses as well as some insects. Hamsters are omnivores which means that, much like […]
Are you looking for some hamster facts? We love fun facts about hamsters. That’s why we’ve put together this article… to share some of our favourite hamster facts with you! So, in no particular order, here are our top 10 fun facts about hamsters… Hamster Fact #1: Hamsters are “crepuscular” This means that hamsters are not diurnal […]
The three main places to buy hamsters are rescue shelters, private breeders and pet stores. Where you buy your hamster will depend on your own motivation (for example, whether you want to help an abandoned hamster or raise a young hamster to adulthood), as well as cost and convenience.
Why is it important to find out how long hamsters live before buying one? Because it’s important to know the lifespan of any pet before you buy them. It tells you how long you’ll need to care for them. In most cases, your pet will be completely reliant on you for its care. You therefore need […]