how long do hamsters live
How long do hamsters live? The Squeaks and Nibbles team take a look at normal hamster lifespan, and how to help your hamster live as long and full a life as possible. With good care, pet hamster life expectancy ranges from 1 to 3.5 years, depending on their breed....
can hamsters eat bananas
Can hamsters eat bananas? The Squeaks and Nibbles team take a look at whether it’s safe for your hamster to snack on a banana. Hamsters need to eat a diet rich in carbohydrates and vitamins. Bananas are a great source of these nutrients, and...
DIY hamster toys
DIY hamster toys are a great, low cost way to keep your hamster active and entertained. It’s important to use hamster-safe materials, and to supervise them regularly when using home made toys. Don’t forget that hamsters love to nibble on things, so anything you make must be non toxic. And that they...
boy hamster names
We've got the best boy hamster names in the world, right here! We'll share these with you in themed lists. And even give you some awesome tips for picking the coolest name for you new hamster. Awesome boy hamster names can come in...
hamster wet tail
Hamster wet tail is a deadly intestinal disease, and something all hamster owners need to know how to spot. It is also called proliferative ileitis, and is caused by the bacterial species Lawsonia intracellularis. Wet tail typically affects young hamsters. However, hamster wet tail...
pregnant hamster
A pregnant hamster usually gives birth to a litter of 6 to 12 pups about two to three weeks after mating. The average litter size and gestation period of pregnant hamsters varies according to their breed, and some environmental factors. Pregnant...
white female hamster
We have over one hundred amazing name ideas for female hamsters. From the unique and funny, to cute girl hamster names that sum up their sweet personalities. Are you looking for the best girl hamster names for your new fluffy friend? Look no further!...
albino hamster
It almost always turns out that an albino hamster is anything but. Because true albino hamsters are very rare, but there are lots of other ways for a hamster to have white fur, and even pink eyes and pale ears. Which...
Gerbil vs Hamster - why is the choice so difficult! Today we will look at the differences between the gerbil and hamster species. We will check out the pros and cons of each, and help you decide which would be a better pet for you.
syrian hamster
The Syrian hamster is a popular small pet. They come in a variety of colors, and live up to 3 years old. Syrian hamsters are best kept on their own, rather than in pairs or groups. They need plenty of space, and handling from...

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