Hamster Facts

Why do hamsters hibernate?

Why do hamsters hibernate?

Why do hamsters hibernate? As the mercury level dips on the thermometer and your heating roars into action inside, it is tempting to take a duvet day (or two!).

Why do hamsters try to escape?

Why do hamsters try to escape?

Why do hamsters try to escape? Recently a friend purchased a hamster for her children, only for it to escape a few days later. And although this story has a...

Why does your hamster smell?

Why does your hamster smell?

Why does your hamster smell? - For something so small and sweet, hamsters can let off quite a stink. Scent glands look different between sexes and vary among...

Why do hamsters chew bars?

Why do hamsters chew bars?

Why do hamsters chew bars? - Most hamster owners will recognise the sound of a hamster chewing on the bars of their cage. But why do hamsters chew bars?

Why do hamsters bite?

Why do hamsters bite?

Why do hamsters bite? - Hamsters most often bite if they feel threatened; they are naturally prey animals and they need a means of protecting themselves.

Is a hamster a rodent?

Is a hamster a rodent?

Is a hamster a rodent? - A lot of hamster owners wonder whether their pets are rodents. They often ask the question “is a hamster a rodent?” with some...