Caring for Syrian Hamsters

Caring for Syrian Hamsters

Syrian hamsters are beautiful rodents that can make excellent pets. They get their name from the Syrian desert where they originate. They are nocturnal and tend to live alone or in pairs, but can also be social animals. They are very gentle as pets, and despite their high energy level, are content to lounge around … Read more

DIY Hamster Toys

DIY Hamster Toys

Hamsters generally enjoy the company of other hamsters, and they also love to play. Hamsters are naturally curious creatures and thrive on new stimuli, so providing your pet with plenty of toys in his or her cage is essential. One type of toy that many hamster owners swear by is one that can be filled … Read more

Fresh Food for Hamsters

Fresh Food for Hamsters

Administering the right type of food to a hamster is very important. There are five main types of feed for hamsters: seed mix, pellets, dried fruit and vegetables, live insects and grasses. This blog post will give you an overview of what each type entails. It also contains tips on feeding your pet hamster and … Read more

What do Hamsters Eat?

What do Hamsters Eat

You’ve probably wanted to know what a hamster eats before, but were too afraid to ask. Well, our team of experts has taken some time off from running around in their hamster wheels and has compiled this list for you. A general guideline when feeding your hamster is that you should feed them as much … Read more

Can Hamsters Eat Chocolate?

Can Hamsters Eat Chocolate

Can hamsters eat chocolate? No, it is true that some hamster owners may not be aware that chocolate is indeed poisonous to hamsters. This should be a serious wake-up call for some owners who have long suspected that their hamster is eating something they shouldn’t be – chocolate. Hamsters are omnivores, meaning that they need … Read more

Can Hamsters Eat Timothy Hay?

Can Hamsters Eat Timothy Hay

There are several types of hay available for hamsters, with the most common options being alfalfa, Timothy hay and clover. You’d be forgiven for thinking that these varieties share similar characteristics, but in fact some are far better for your hamster than others. While alfalfa and clover are legumes, Timothy hay is formed from grass … Read more

Can Hamsters Eat Cashews

Can Hamsters Eat Cashews

Can hamsters eat cashews? Yes they can, but let’s see what it will do to your hamster. Can Hamsters Eat Cashews? If your hamster’s diet consists of 20% or more cashew seeds, the animal will be fine. If the animal’s diet contains 50% or more of the nuts, signs of toxicity will appear. These signs … Read more

Golden Hamster Care

Golden Hamster Care

The golden hamster, or Syrian hamster (Mesocricetus auratus), is a species of rodent in the subfamily Cricetinae. It was first described scientifically by Wilhelm Zimmermann in 1839, who named it “Cricetus auratus”. The species has two recognized subspecies: Mesocricetus auratus auratus and Mesocricetus auratus nivicolus. Both are commonly called golden hamsters, though the former is … Read more

Best Hamster for Kids

Best Hamster for Kids

The innocence of a child should always be kept pure and untouched. Children are by nature very playful and curious and they do everything with an absolute sense of innocence that means no harm at all. When it comes to handling pets, however, children can be a little rough around the edges, as young kids … Read more

Can Hamsters eat Green Beans?

Can Hamsters eat Green Beans

Your hamster needs a varied diet with a wide diversity of foods in order to have a healthy, happy life. Because of this, hamster owners all over the world venture out away from run of the mill pet food and into our culinary world in the search of new and better additions to their critter’s … Read more