Hamsters Archive

10 Things Your New Hamster Needs

Before you bring your new hamster home… It is always best to be prepared before you bring a pet home. No new hamster should be an impulse buy so you really ought to have all the necessary equipment set up before hand. …

Hamster Species and Choosing a Hamster

I talk about hamster species here because the size of the hamster you choose will affect many of the decisions you make after, such as cage size. There are individual characteristics of each species and I will be sure to mention them …

What house should I get my hamster?

Many years ago, hamsters resided in small cages that held only a wheel, a house and a food bowl. Today, hamsters have many options to choose from, ranging from multi-storeyed cages to tunnel habitats. Home-made or store bought, there is much to …

What food can hamsters eat?

As hamsters have cheek pouches, feeding time is more fun. Watching a hamster stuff his cheeks with food only to turn around and beg you for more is one of the perks to owning a hamster. They seem to have mastered begging …

Should I get a Hamster?

Hamsters are often overlooked because of their size or they are considered pets for young kids to look after. The truth is, hamsters make great pets if given a chance to show it. They look particularly endearing when their cheek pouches are …