Animal Stories - Hamster


Animal-World Information about: Hamster

  If you provide your Hamster with a wheel, it will run up to 8 miles per night!
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magan - 2010-03-07
i have a dwarf hamster the mother died while giving birth which is not common. Im haven to bottel the only two baby she had, because the mother we did put them with babys have grown up andd the mom quit caren for them. One of the babys is doing good and one was a runt they are about 8 weeks of age, have their hair but the eyes are still closed. im worried about them expecially the one that is a runt, he is still a little pink and its skin is a little wet and is way to big for his body causing its skin to move and rinkel up,its moven around but its legs are getting long and ite to week to hold itself up. I really dont want to lose ether of them and im just wanting to know if there is anything i can do diffent or anything i can add to the to do list to help? please comment asap, even the smallest info is wanted.

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Haley Stone - 2010-03-06
Do you have to wash your hamsters?

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Gillian - 2009-07-16
I bought a hamster for my daughter 6 days ago. Today she gave birth to 3 babies! She has thrown one out of the nest. I phoned the pet shop and they told me to keep them for 3 weeks and they will take them . Should they sell pregnant hamsters and not tell the customer they are pregnant??

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  • niagrace wlfor - 2010-02-24
    Well maybe you should so they won't be shocked, u always expect the unexpected ...l0l
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colton - 2010-02-17
This sight is helpful. I didn't know if a hamster could have just diahrea instead of wet tail and all its symptoms, thank you.

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Evelyn - 2009-12-23
hi,my name is evelyn and i started out with 2 dwarf hamsters(sugar and cinnamon). 3months later we discovered they were male and female and,of course, they had 6 babies. 2 white, 2 grey and 2 fawn. I kept them all. went to the petstore and adopted 3 more 2 teddy bear and 1 dwarf. shortly after 2 teddy bear hamsters had 10 babies. unfortunately, 5 died the next day and that made me really sad. Cause i spent all night, literally, trying to sasve the runt of the litter. Before i knew it i had a total of 21 hamsters. So, in order to keep my sanity, i adopted out 19 and kept 3. It was very hard maintaining their cages, but it was hard for me to let go of them. like right now i have my favorite hamster trying get on my keyboard. I love them to death and they have their own personality. My children interact with Cali, Nemo and Meana daily and Cali wakes up with the children; eat their breakfast and goes back to sleep until they come home from school. Shes never bitten them and shes very calm. Thank you for letting me share my story.

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  • molly - 2010-02-17
    My mom won't let me get a hamster but I'm trying to convince her and I was wondering if u had any dwarf hamsters left and if u do could u send me pictures.
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Cali - 2010-01-28
Hi,
My name is Cali and whoever Kitsune is, can help you with your hamster. As you said, your hamster has been climbing and chewing on its cage. This is perfectly normal. One reason could be that, your hamster is wanting to sharpen its teeth. The solution is simple, you need to give it some wooden chew toys. These are very easy to find, they are sold at many pet stores(best found at Petsmart). The second reason could be that it is hungry. Make sure you are feedind it a good amount of food. Also you should give it fruits and veggies often. The last thing that it could be doing is just familiarizing itself with the cage. No need to worry. If you need more information, go to this website, it really helped me:russiandwarfhamsters.tripod.com

Hope it helps.,
calivalentine

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  • Anonymous - 2010-05-01
    o-k
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Ethan - 2009-12-30
I got a syrian hamster called alfie 2 months ago. He is so playful and he loves his ball. When I got him he was tiny. I got him my 9th birthaday. He loves peanuts. I have taught him to stand. He is so curious. I recommend them to first time pet keepers. I love this website, I go on it everyday! Thank you Dr Jungle!

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Laura - 2009-12-13
I got a really fat hamster and the lady said he was a boy but he doesn't like to be seen, is nesting a lot, and storing for I have had him 2 weeks, is he/she pregnant?

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david - 2009-09-04
I just got a 10 week old (supposingly) short hair hamster, the first day he was very active like he was in the pet shop, he played on his wheel for hours, ate and ran around. Then the next day and to the present (1 week now) he never seems to stay up for more than 15 minutes and thats just to go get water and food. The cage has a house that's attached to the side of the cage and he never seems to want to leave it. He goes to the bathroom in there too so I clean it everyday and when I do, he gets freaked out sometimes and hides in the cages tubes (habitrail cage) and I try to be very gentle and quiet when I do it, waking him up slowly. I hope he's not sick, has anyone ever heard of this? I can't tell if he is though because he is eating, cleaning himself, drinking water, and can run fast and climb up these 1 and 1/2 ft tubes, I'm very worried.

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molliy - 2009-09-04
Hi, I just got a syrian hamster called tin tin, he is the best hammy ever.

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