Can hamsters swim in water?

Answer Hamsters are able to swim in water, according to the Midland Hamster Club. However, hamsters are native to desert climates, so they prefer to stay on dry land. They do not require bathing unless th... Read More »

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Do hamsters like to swim?

Although hamsters can swim for brief periods when necessary, they do not generally enjoy it--and for good reason. Hamsters have fragile health and catch illnesses easily, so bathing or swimming wou... Read More »

Can female hamsters live with male hamsters?

Animal World recommends keeping only one regular-sized hamster per cage. Hamsters are territorial, and they will fight over food and space. Males and females should be kept together only long enoug... Read More »

Do hamsters eat other hamsters when dead?

Hamsters eat other hamsters when dead due to fighting or balance of the litter. It is also common that nursing mothers can kill and consume their weakest pups when the food supply is low or when th... Read More »

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