In January I posted about the worst things I’d bought and/or used with Beanie, but this week I wanted to specifically talk about the mistakes I made. Despite how much research I did before getting Beanie, I made a ton of mistakes with her. I hope by sharing my mistakes you can avoid making them, or be made aware so you can fix any mistakes you’ve made and give your hamster a better life.
Beanie passed away on Friday, November 27th, 2020. She was estimated to be 23 months old, and had an eventful, long life for a Syrian hamster. On Monday, November 23rd, Beanie was quite wobbly, and I moved her to her 10 gallon tank to monitor her. I kept a heater by one side of the …. Read More
Welcome to the October Cage Makeover of 2020! As shown above, Beanie‘s cage is dwindling from interest, and definitely needs a clean and makeover.
In her current setup she has some toys, such as her wheel, duck basket, hide’n’climbing toy, bendy bridge, chew block, a little tin bucket, basket hut, luxury house, foraging toy, rock, and water bowl.
I will have the bold items in this setup and the new setup linked at the end of this post, if you’re interested in recreating or learning about them 🙂
To enrich Beanie through a more naturalistic setup, I’ve created loads of DIYs using cardboard to keep her entertained and happy. Here I’m going to be sharing my top 10 personal favorite hamster DIYs, some of which I designed and created from scratch. #10: The Hidey Cube I love the Hidey Cube’s design and purposes. …. Read More