Do rats&hamsters get along?

Answer Hamsters do not get along with other rodent species, including rats. Some species like the Syrian or golden hamster will not even get along with other Syrian hamsters. Hamsters evolved in deserts w... Read More »

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Can hamsters&rats have babies?

Hamsters and rats are different species and cannot successfully mate to produce offspring. Rats are from the subfamily Muridae, and hamsters are from the subfamily Cricetinae. Rats and mice are clo... Read More »

Can rats&hamsters mate?

Rats and hamsters are both classified as rodents. Although both remain part of this same family, rats have larger genomes than hamsters. This difference in genomes, or DNA, results in an inability ... Read More »

What is the difference between hamsters and gerbils?

Hamsters and gerbils are both popular small pets. Both are rodents and need to eat hard food in order to wear down their constantly growing teeth. However, hamsters and gerbils differ in appearance... 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 »