Hamster Cage Setup: How to Make an Enriching Home for Your Hamster
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Hamster Cage Setup: How to Make an Enriching Home for Your Hamster

Whether you’re new to the world of hamsters or you’re looking for some inspiration for upgrading your hamster’s home, we bring you a complete guide on how to set up your hamster’s cage to make it comfortable and enriching for your pet. A well-set-up hamster cage will encourage your pet to move around, explore, dig,…

How Much Bedding Do Hamsters Need [+ A Calculator]
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How Much Bedding Do Hamsters Need [+ A Calculator]

Hamsters are burrowing animals that live in complex underground burrow systems in the wild. It’s natural for them to create networks of tunnels with nesting and food chambers where they sleep and store food. They even have a dedicated chamber they use as a toilet! Wild hamster’s burrows are usually between 55 and 65 cm…

Best Hamster Cages: Ethical Cage Requirements for a Happy Hamster
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Best Hamster Cages: Ethical Cage Requirements for a Happy Hamster

Most hamsters spend the majority of their time in a cage, so they need a cage that will allow them to express their natural behaviors. In the wild, hamsters create complex burrow systems underground, so you want your cage to be able to mimic that. Their enclosure should allow them to dig and burrow while…

Best Hamster Bedding: Burrowing Substrate, Nesting Material & Litter
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Best Hamster Bedding: Burrowing Substrate, Nesting Material & Litter

Like all pet rodents, hamsters need to be provided with good quality, safe beddings and substrates. However, when choosing the best bedding type to give our pets, we need to take into account the particular needs of the species. This article was co-written with Beri Instone, small rodent wrangler extraordinaire (and custodian of many hamsters)….