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11 Inexpensive Hamster Toys That Your Hammy Will Love

It’s important for hamsters to have many options when it comes to playtime. This helps to alleviate boredom and keep our furry friends from becoming overweight. Fortunately, there are many toys on the market that you can introduce to your hammy’s environment – and many are quite cheap! Don’t be fooled into thinking that “inexpensive” …

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Can Hamsters Jump and Climb?

Are you worried about your hammy climbing or jumping out of her cage or tank? Though most hamster behaviors are perfectly normal and don’t require special accommodations, there are two actions that could cause owners some stress: jumping and climbing. We’ve compiled our research into hamster behavior to help you understand why hamsters climb and …

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9 Best Hamster Chews Your Hammy Needs in 2021

Hamsters love to chew! More than that, they absolutely need to. Their teeth can grow very quickly, and the right types of chews help to keep them ground down to a safe length. However, not all chew toys are the greatest for these animals. It is important to make sure that you are purchasing hamster-safe, …

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Why Do Hamsters Put Food in Their Cheeks? (And what you need to know about hamster cheek care)

Hamsters are funny little creatures that delight us with their adorable and downright quirky behaviors. One of these behaviors is the way that they stuff their cheeks full of food for seemingly no reason at all. So, what is the reason for cramming their little faces with pieces of food? We’ve done our research to …

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Why Does my Hamster Try to Escape?

All hamster owners worry about their furry friend escaping from the safety of their cage. It can be especially worrisome when the hamster seems quite intent on doing exactly that. What drives hamsters to try and escape the comforts of their cages and get out into the home, where they become more vulnerable to injury? …

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Do Hamsters Smell? (And how to stop yours from stinking!)

There’s this common line of thinking that rodents are inherently smelly creatures – including hamsters. Many people would love to own a hamster but worry about a possible smell that could make their living space less enjoyable. We’ve conducted our own research and applied personal experience to address this concern. Hamsters do not have a …

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10 Best Hamster Hammocks (And Why you should be getting one!)

Have you considered adding a hamster hammock to your hamster supplies list? There are surprising benefits to owning a hamster hammock that you may not have thought of before. In this guide, we’ll show you just how beneficial hamster hammocks are and reveal some of the greatest options on the market. Hamsters are proven to …

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Natural Hamster Cage Ideas (Including 13 Examples to Inspire You)

More and more hamster owners are choosing to up the standard of hamster cages. Many do that by designing gorgeous natural setups. To some, natural hamster cages are a mystifying concept, so we’re here with the information and ideas needed to clear things up. Natural hamster cages are often referred to as “German-style hamster cages.” …

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Do Hamsters Hibernate in Winter? (And What Is Torpor?)

Hamster hibernation habits are often poorly understood by even the most well-intentioned of hamster owners. In fact, countless owners have been frightened by the way that hamsters sometimes appear to hibernate, thinking that their cherished pet has passed away. We’ve thoroughly researched this topic to help you tell the facts apart from the fiction. Hamsters are …

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