hamster with a tail
Hamsters look tailless. If you’ve never owned or held one you’d be easily forgiven for assuming they don’t have tails at all. But actually they do have a cute little hamster tail on their rear end, and it is the source of one of their...
hamster sand bath guide
Hamster sand baths can help to deter skin parasites and remove grease and dirt from your hamster's fur. In this hamster sand bath guide we look at when to give your hamster a sand bath, and at how to make sure you use safe hamster...
can hamsters drink milk
Baby hamsters are nourished by their mother’s milk, until they are weaned, and many hamsters will drink milk if it is offered to them. In ‘Can Hamsters Drink Milk’ we look at the risks of giving your pet hamster a bowl of milk and suggest some alternative...
how long can a hamster go without food
How long can a hamster go without food? Generally, hamsters can survive for 3 to 4 days without food, but a number of factors will influence this. Including your hamster's age, size, and overall health. If you’re going on vacation, it’s important to have a care plan...
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...
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
Girl hamster names are so fun to find! And today we are going to help you choose the perfect name for your pet hamster. If you've just brought home a new baby girl hamster, then you'll want to check out our awesome selection of female...

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