Krinkle-It Foraging Tube Toy DIY Tutorial
Welcome to the Krinkle-It Foraging Tube Toy DIY Tutorial! I received a parcel the other day and to my delight it was packed with Krinkle-It paper shreds! As soon as I saw them I knew I wanted to make this DIY.
With this toy your hamster is provided with food, stimulation, and nesting material.
These toys are ridiculously expensive, and I see no reason to spend money on one when you can do it yourself! Today I’m going to be showing you how to make a few versions of the common, confetti-ish, foraging toy we all know and love.
There are many, many different substrates to choose from. Some safe, some unsafe. Some are more enriching than others, but the most natural of them all is soil. Sometimes natural is not always better, but today I would like to argue that soil is just as good or perhaps better than other substrates, from my personal experience.
The Benefits of Natural Setups, Tips for Creating a More Natural Setup, and How to Set Up a Naturalistic Enclosure for Your Hamster
This week we’ll be discussing why you should have a natural setup for your hamster, providing some tips for creating a more naturalistic setup, and briefly talking about how to set up a natural enclosure for your hamster 🙂
Different Substrates For Hamsters
There are tons of different brands of substrates, but there are only a handful of good substrates for hamsters. This week I’m going to be talking about the different materials used for hamster substrates, which ones are safe, and some popular unsafe ones as well.
Mistakes I Made With Beanie
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.
Keeping Your Hamster’s Nails Healthy
Like humans, hamsters have finger/toe nails which continuously grow. If their nails grow too long they can become ingrown, literally curling around into your hamster’s foot. This is obviously very painful, and if your hamster’s nails become ingrown they must see a vet for treatment. This week we’re going to talk about how to prevent …. Read More
Tips For Using Shelves In Your Hamster’s Cage
Today I’m going to be addressing giving your hamster shelves. These tips will help you have a good shelf-using experience 😀
All About Hamsters And Hay
This week we’re going to be talking about giving hay to your hamster. Why give hay to your hamster? What to use hay for? What hay should you give your hamster? All answered!
How Warm Your Hamster Should Be, Keeping Your Hamster Warm, and a Bit About Torpor
In these cold winter months it’s not uncommon for hamsters to go into torpor, a forced and often deadly hibernation-like state, when they get too cold. Today we’re going to be discussing how warm your hamster should be, ways to keep your hamster warm, and touching on how to help your hamster if they do go into torpor.
The Worst Things I Bought/Used For Beanie
Welcome to a post of me telling you how terrible I was to Beanie. I don’t claim to be a perfect hamster owner now, but I definitely wasn’t when I started out with Beanie. That’s this week’s topic: The Worst Things I’ve Bought/Used For Beanie.