Hello and welcome to the DIY (do it yourself) twine carrot tutorial! These are quite common small pet toys, and are available in most pet stores. I used to have one of these toys for Beanie, and she had a great time decimating it. My version is smaller than the ones you’d typically find in stores, but it is also adorable 😍
Greetings! This week I will be demonstrating how I created this really neat popsicle stick bridge for Beanie, my Syrian hamster.
This toy is inspired by those rainbow-bridge toys, which I’ve tried making before. However, I find it is very difficult to get the rails right when I try with cardboard, so I wanted to try it with popsicle sticks. Personally, I’m quite pleased with the results!
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