Hamsters make absolutely wonderful pets both for children and for adults. They are easy to take care of and very active little creatures that will give their owners joy in taking care of them.
However, when you do decide to take on a hamster as a pet you will need to be ready to take on the responsibility of cleaning their cages at least once a week and expending both the resources and the time in getting the right cage and the appropriate toys and accessories in order to keep them healthy and happy at all times.
Having a wheel inside a hamster’s cage is almost as important to the hamster’s wellbeing as the cage itself is. This is so due to the fact that hamsters love to run and the wheel gives them the opportunity to do so since you in essence, do have them in captivity.
In addition to a hamster’s wheel, you can also include other toys in their cage to keep them active and happy. By nature rodents love to chew, and as such, a chew toy should definitely be included in the number of toys you decide to play in your hamster’s cage.
It is also the responsibility of the hamster owner to carry out daily checks in their hamsters to ensure that they are maintaining good health, and if not, to take them to the vet so that they can get the care they need. Hamster owners should equip themselves with all the information they possibly can before actually acquiring one, so that when they do, they will be able to properly take care of them.
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About the Author
In his way of thinking, if human beings were even half as dedicated to engaging in physical activities as hamsters are, then there would presently not be so many obsess persons in the world. He is very passionate about the care and health of hamsters and therefore works tirelessly in trying to ensure their safety and to see to it that they do not have to endure any form of animal cruelty.
An owner of more than a dozen hamsters himself, he is an advocate for them as pets for anyone who is willing to do what is necessary to keep these lovable animals contented and healthy. His purpose for writing the book therefore, is to allow prospective hamster owners to have a comprehensive look at what it takes to take care of a hamsters, the different types of pet hamsters that are available to them and what it takes to be a hamster owner.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I purchased this for my daughter (just turned 11) to learn how to care for her new hampster. It was the perfect book. Easy for her to read and comprehend. I think she may even have it memorized! She does refer back to it to find out if certain foods are safe or worth trying on her little guy.