Welcome to this week’s post, where we’ll be discussing pet sitters! Do you actually need one? How do you select a sitter? How do you prepare for a pet sitter? What do they need to do in your absence (1-14+ day absences)? These questions and more discussed in this post.
Stop Giving Pets As Presents
It’s the holiday season: the time of giving and receiving presents from family and friends. Animals are often given as presents, but really shouldn’t ever be considered a surprise gift. Today I’m going to explain why and offer some alternatives to giving an animal as a present!
For Those Considering Getting A Hamster
Hamsters make awesome pets for most people, and there are plenty of reasons to get one as a companion. However, not all people are going to make good hamster owners. In this post, we’re going to talk about if you would be a good hamster owner, or if you should consider a different pet.
Ways To Enrich Your Hamster!
Hamsters are surprisingly intelligent and active, and they need enrichment and stimulation to keep their physical and mental health in check.
Beanie’s Holding Cell
While I deep clean Beanie’s cage I obviously have to put her somewhere. Since I free roam I don’t have a playpen, and Beanie gets really claustrophobic in her little Living World carrier, but I found the solution: her holding cell.
Things I Use For Beanie That Are Not Made For Hamsters
Hamsters are very hardy little animals, and using things that aren’t intended for them usually doesn’t do any harm. Products like these can be really cheap alternatives and are usually way better quality! Here are my top 5 things I use for Beanie that aren’t made for hamsters.
Caring for a Senior Syrian Hamster
Just like with humans, hamsters show signs of aging, and may need some changes made in their lifestyle to make them more comfortable. I am going to share my research and experience with caring for my senior Syrian hamster, Beanie.
How To Sanitize Hamster Toys
Hamsters, and other small pets, can get their toys pretty dirty. Your hamster’s toys should be getting cleaned after they’re switched out of the cage for different toys, or on a monthly basis. There are two categories of toys; the plastic toys and the natural toys. They have different cleaning methods, and here I’ll explain …. Read More
Written By Laura Grace March 7th 2020 I purchased Beanie’s first cage from a buy and sell website, and it came with several other items, including a wheel. The wheel was a navy blue, eight inch mesh wheel. I had done my research and knew very well mesh wheels caused Bumblefoot, so I had my …. Read More
I think we can all agree that after a few weeks obviously the designated ‘Small Pet Supplies Drawer’ is going to look something like this. A drawer isn’t a lot of space to store all of your pet’s things, but it is possible to keep it nice for longer if it’s organized properly. First the …. Read More