Category: Hamster

Top 5 Best Hamsters for a Pet

With five domesticated breeds of hamster to choose from, it can be hard to know which one to get. Especially for a first-time owner. The trick is knowing what you’re looking for. Let me explain! What is the Best Hamster to Get? Just as we discussed in this post, …

Can Hamsters Eat Cheese?

Billions of people love to eat cheese. I know I do. But what about pet rodents. Can hamsters eat cheese, and do they like it? Can Syrian Hamsters Eat Cheese? YES, Syrian hamsters can eat cheese. To grow and stay healthy all hamsters require a daily supply of …

How Long Do Hamsters Live as Pets?

All hamsters, wild and domestic, have relatively short life spans – only a couple of years. Generally speaking, they tend to live longer as pets than they do in the wild. Lack of food, drought, diseases, extreme temperatures, and the risk of being killed by predators, are reasons …

How Many Types of Hamsters are There in the World?

There are 19 types of hamsters in the world, although this figure varies depending on the classification used. However, only five of them are kept as pets: Syrian hamster Roborovski hamster Chinese hamster Campbell’s Dwarf hamster Winter White Russian dwarf hamster You can learn more about the five …

Best Food for Syrian Hamsters in 2018

To keep your hamster healthy and happy, providing a healthy well-balanced diet is vital. But how can you tell if a diet is good or bad, and what exactly is the best food for a Syrian hamster? Let’s find out! Two Strategies for a Balanced Diet Creating and maintaining …

Best Syrian Hamster Cage for the Money in 2018

To have a cage in the right size and of the right type, is an important part of keeping your hamster healthy and comfortable. To help you find the best Syrian hamster cage for your furry little friend, we decided to compare and review the four best choices. …

Can Hamsters Eat Strawberries?

Yes, hamsters can eat strawberries. But you can’t give your furry friend free access to it. There are recommendations and guidelines you should know about. Let me explain. Do Hamsters Like Strawberries? First off, do they even like this sweet and juicy fruit? Well, yes. Just like most humans, …

Can Hamsters Eat Bananas?

Providing your hamster with a nutritional and well-balanced diet is very important for its health and longevity. Even a great hamster food should be supplemented by healthy treats – like apples or grapes – to provide more of minerals, vitamins and dietary fiber. As a bonus, treats offer a most welcome variation …

The Best Bedding for Syrian Hamsters

Taking good care of your Syrian hamster requires that you to provide a few essential things: A good-sized functional cage in a quiet room Access to clean water Nutritious food to eat To keep your hamster healthy and comfortable, you also need to buy the best bedding possible. Factors …

Can Hamsters Eat Grapes?

YES, hamsters can eat grapes. In fact, grapes are great treats. They are tasty, and jam-packed with vitamins and minerals. A healthy supplement to your hamster’s diet. But because the relatively high content of fructose (sugar) in grapes, you can’t give your hamster free access to it. Too …