Hamster Breeds

Hamster Breeds

There are many different kinds of hamster breed, the top 10 most common breeds in the UK are Syrians, Dwarf Campbell Russians, Dwarf Winter White Russians, Roborovski Dwarfs, Chinese, Djungarian, European, Turkish, and South African. Every breed has its own distinctions that separates them from other breeds. Choosing the right hamster for your home is … Read more

Can Hamsters eat Popcorn?

Can Hamsters eat Popcorn

When you think of popcorn, your mind probably starts flying back to your trips to the cinema as a child – reaching your hand into a seemingly giant bag of crunchy, buttery goodness as you watch your favourite story come to life on the big screen! It’s safe to say that popcorn is an especially … Read more

Easy to Clean Hamster Cage

Easy to Clean Hamster Cage

If you are a hamster owner you will be aware that you need to clean your hamsters cage out on a weekly basis or fortnightly as the max depending on cage size of course (read about how often to clean hamster cage). Keeping your hamsters environment clean is important to their health and well being … Read more

Hamster Hammocks

hamster hammocks

Can hamsters have Hammocks? Absolutely – some hamsters just love them! But remember that all hamsters are different and while some hamsters may get comfy and snuggle in hammocks and go crazy for them, some hamsters will prefer a hamster house and bed on the floor. Some hamsters like to play on hammocks and swing … Read more

Zoozone Hamster Cage

Zoozone Hamster Cage

Zoozone do a great plastic hamster habitat that is roomy and good value. A Zoozone hamster cage has acrylic side but bars across the top. You can buy them online for a price tag somewhere between £50-£80. WHat Hamster types is the Zoozone Habitat Suitable for? It’s suitable for all hamster types. However, you will … Read more

How often to clean Hamster Cage?

How often to clean Hamster Cage

People always want to know – ‘how often to clean hamster cage out?’ I get asked this all the time. The simple answer is clean it out every week. 2 weeks is the absolute longest that the cage should go without being cleaned out. Clean out your Hamster Cage every week if Possible If you … Read more

Are Hamsters Nocturnal?

are hamsters nocturnal

Welcome to hamster happy! Today we are answering the question: ‘Are hamsters nocturnal?’ If you have a pet hamster, it is important that you understand this. Are Hamsters Nocturnal? ‘Are Hamsters nocturnal?’ I hear you ask. Well yes they are. Hamsters are nocturnal creatures which means that they prefer to wake up and come out … Read more

Treats for Hamsters

treats for hamsters

Hamsters are really wonderful animals and these cute little furballs make an ideal first pet for children and adults as they are generally friendly, have lots of character and love to explore their environment, using their adorable whiskers to help them pick out objects. Today’s blog is all about treats for hamsters. There are various … Read more

Are Hamsters Friendly?

are hamsters friendly

Lots of people who are considering getting a hamster ask me ‘are hamsters friendly?’ Well they certainly can be if they are properly trained and socialised. But, if they haven’t been trained and handled from a young age, they may not be friendly. Some hamsters can be aggressive and may even bite. Some Hamsters can … Read more

Can Hamsters get Fleas?

can hamsters get fleas

I often get asked ‘can hamsters get Fleas?’ and the answer is yes, they can. However, as hamsters are indoor pets it’s much less likely that a hamster will get fleas compared to say a pet cat or dog getting fleas. That’s because dogs and cats are often outdoors in long grass and places where … Read more