Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Today is going to be a bit of a more serious article that covers how to tell when your hamster is sick. As we all know, it can sometimes be difficult to tell whether or not your small mammals are sick. As a small animal owner, you're going to want to make sure you're checking your little one every time you feed them to make sure everything … [Read more...] about 24 Of the Most Common Hamster Illnesses & Diseases
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, One of the first concerns my partner had when we took in Twitch, our dearly departed hamster, was "is she going to smell?" This is a huge concern for a lot of parents and potential hamster owners. For some reason, hamsters have a bad reputation for being stinky or smelly, so is there some way to give them a bath? Do they need dust baths … [Read more...] about Do Hamsters Need Baths?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, If you own small mammals you know that sometimes it's difficult to find them the right food. Pet stores cater so heavily to dogs and cats that sometimes our small friends get glossed over. I can't tell you the number of times I have gone to a pet store and they are all sold out of hamster food, or specific toys, or there are stores that … [Read more...] about Can Hamsters Eat Guinea Pig Food? Is it As Healthy? Is it Safe?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, When it comes to adopting animals some of the questions parents have are: Will you take care of it? Does it make a big mess? Does it make lots of noise? How expensive is it? Since hamsters are one of the most common animals parents tend to get children, let's talk about how loud hamsters can be, or if they are … [Read more...] about Do Hamsters Make Noises? What do Hamster Squeals & Screams Mean?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It can be pretty scary when you find your little one not moving, especially if it's a little one that is unable to tell you if they are feeling down or sick. Unfortunately, this seems to be fairly common for hamster owners, so why is that? Are they sleeping for a long time? Are they dead? Are they hibernating? Short Answer You might be … [Read more...] about Do Hamsters Hibernate? How do I help a Hibernating Hamster?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, I've been covering a bunch of foods Hamster can and can't have like carrots, bananas, and kale, but now it's time to figure out if they can eat strawberries. From the other posts, we already learned that some hamsters can have "human food" like fruits and vegetables while others have a harder time digesting the sugar that they contain. … [Read more...] about Can Hamsters Have Strawberries?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Hamsters can be pretty picky creatures and you may already know that it is super important to make sure that they grind their teeth to make sure they don't grow too long. If your hamster isn't interested in any chew toys you may want to give them some human food to help make sure they are as healthy as they can be, which brings us to the … [Read more...] about Can Hamsters have Carrots?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, In the past, I've covered whether or not hamsters can eat bananas and I thought I'd get back to it, especially for our hamster followers who aren't sure about what they can feed their little ones. Today's question is: Can Hamsters Eat Kale? Short Answer Yes, some can, but in moderation. What breeds shouldn't eat Kale? Breeds that … [Read more...] about Can Hamsters Eat Kale?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Travelling with your little ones can be quite difficult, trust me I know! It can be especially difficult if you've got a small animal such as a hamster especially if you have a larger enclosure for them. Now, you may be saying... Johnny, you're crazy! Hamster cages are tiny, you could take them practically anywhere! Well, this isn't so true … [Read more...] about Top List of Best Hamster Travelling Cages
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, As mentioned in a previous article asking how long Bettas live for, I talk a little bit about the importance of knowing the lifespan of an animal you are hoping to adopt as it may heavily impact your choice to adopt the animal. The same can be said for hamsters, especially because their age is so connected to the care you give to it. Now, … [Read more...] about What is a Dwarf Hamster’s Lifespan? How long do they live for?