How to Look After Hamsters?

Answer Hamsters come in all shapes and sizes!Hamsters are one of the sweetest creatures around, but when not cared for, they can become wild and begin to bite.

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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 »

How big do hamsters get?

Hamsters can grow up to 18 inches long, depending on the breed. The most popular pet breed is the Syrian hamster which grows to 4 to 6 inches in length and weighs less than three pounds.Source:ASPC... Read More »

What can&can't hamsters eat?

Hamsters have very small stomachs that fill up quickly, so hamster owners need to offer nutritious foods, otherwise the hamster will fill up on junk food. In the wild, hamsters eat seeds, grasses a... Read More »