Hamsters in the Heat

Hamsters in the Heat

Hamsters can find the heat difficult to cope with. Although they are desert animals, in the wild they are not up and about in the day. They are tucked up far below ground in their burrows, only coming out when it’s cooler. In our homes they don’t have the...
My First Spayed Chinese Hamster

My First Spayed Chinese Hamster

This weekend has been tough – and expensive! Zuli, one of my Chinese hamster girls, was due to have her second and final litter earlier in the week. She’d grown round and then hidden away in her nest as is usual for my Chinese hamster mums. On Friday she...