Welcome to Hamster Facts!

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In here we hope to share with you all the information you need to know about hamsters as well as how you can properly take care of them so you’ll enjoy a happy relationship together.


Let’s start with some hamster information that you may not have known about:

Fact #1 Hamsters Are Actually a Kind Of Rodent

Did you know that hamsters are actually part of the rodent family? Yes, this means that you cute little friend is actually the cousin of the pesky little rat. You know, the one that scurries around the rubbish dumps looking for scraps?


Facts#2 Hamsters Can Live Anywhere Between 2-4 Years

The lifespan of a hamster very much depends on its breed. Chinese Dwarf Hamsters usually live between 2-3 years. While the larger breeds can sometimes live till a ripe old age of 4 years.

  • That also means that one day we’ll have to part with our dear friends.
  • This is part and parcel of life and teaches us how to properly due with loss.


Fact #3 They Don’t Really Need A Bath (Not With Water Anyway)

If you’re thinking of giving your fury friends a good clean bath, DON’T. Hamsters were meant to live in deserts and are not built to take water baths.

Doing so may cause them to catch a cold. In serious cases, they may even develop complications and eventually pass away because of it.

Well that’s all we have time for today. To find out more Hamster Facts, be sure to come back often to this site where well continually share with you new tips and useful information on how to take care of your beloved pet.

In the meantime, don’t forget to show some tender loving care to your little friend.

Patience, kindness and love will go a long way in caring for these beautiful creatures.

Looking forward to seeing you again soon on Hamster Facts.