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  • One of the natural wonders of the world is watching a hamster stuff his or her cheeks. Amazingly, they can carry the equivalent of their own bodyweight in their cheeks.

    How Much Does a Hamster Need to Eat?

    How Much Does a Hamster Need to Eat?

    by RenaSherwood0

  • Hamsters are able to get pregnant as young as 4 weeks old. They have the babies about 30 days later. They can have up to 10 or more babies in one litter, so be ready.

    My Hamster Is Pregnant.  Now What?

    My Hamster Is Pregnant. Now What?

    by tamitami0151

  • Black Bear hamsters are reported to be more tolerant of handling than other hamsters. They also seem to handle stressful conditions better than other hamster types. Learn more about this fun hamster breed.

    How to Care for and Raise Black Bear Hamsters

    How to Care for and Raise Black Bear Hamsters

    by Cool Rare Animals1

  • Hamsters as pets have lots of positives—they are cute, clean, and easy to care for. There are also downsides, however, and this article lists the 5 main negatives of keeping these rodents.

    5 Reasons Not to Have a Pet Hamster

    5 Reasons Not to Have a Pet Hamster

    by Paul Goodman3

  • Hamsters are usually pretty resilient. You're not really going to see a broken bone very often, but when it happens, it can be scary for you and your little guy. Broken legs aren't as big of a concern with larger animals because the vet can...

    Signs and Treatment of Broken Legs in Hamsters

    Signs and Treatment of Broken Legs in Hamsters

    by Whitney32

  • Do you have an adorable ball of fluffy hamster at home but can't decide what to name him? Your problem is solved with this great list of hamster names, including suggestions by type, appearance, and the number of hamsters you have.

    Best Hamster Names

    Best Hamster Names

    by Brainy Bunny69

  • Unlike adult hamsters, where the sexual characteristics are amazingly obvious, the babies look virtually identical.

    How to Sex Baby Hamsters

    How to Sex Baby Hamsters

    by RenaSherwood0

  • If your hamster has an abnormal lump anywhere on the body, you should definitely find a veterinarian that is familiar with small animals so that you can have the lump diagnosed. It may be a simple abscess caused by an infection.

    Sick Hamsters: Signs and Treatment of Abscesses in Hamsters

    Sick Hamsters: Signs and Treatment of Abscesses in Hamsters

    by Whitney12

  • There are several species of hamsters commonly kept as pets today. This article discusses some of the popular types of pet hamsters on the market and their care specifications.

    Which Hamster Should I Get?

    Which Hamster Should I Get?

    by finatics23

  • This article details essential items which you need to care for your pet Syrian hamster. We'll cover housing, feeding and hamster illnesses, among other topics.

    How to Care for a Syrian (Golden) Hamster

    How to Care for a Syrian (Golden) Hamster

    by Nettlemere30

  • Cage Rage aka Cage Aggression Syndrome can be a potentially serious psychological disorder that is often mistaken for a grumpy hamster or something else. The complete guide to cage rage.

    Cage Rage in Hamsters: The Complete Guide

    Cage Rage in Hamsters: The Complete Guide

    by ThePetMaster25

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