First 30 Days With Your Hamster: What To Expect, What To Do, And How To Help Your Pet Feel At Home

The first 30 days with your hamster is a big time of transition for your little pet. There are practical steps you can take to minimize stress and help them settle comfortably. Let’s take a look at the first 30 minutes, what to expect, and what you can do to help your hamsters feel at home. When you first get your hamstered home, the family will no doubt be eager to interact and bond with you. It is best to leave your hster alone for the first few days. They are taken away from their comforts and safe areas. They will be nervous. (max_bytes(150000):strip_icc()/GettyImages-639013662-e8e1009cb64b467e8829b9f4b249ecc5. jpg) The first and most important step in taming a hamster's anxiety is to build trust. Be patient and let the hamster walk onto your hand.

Hamster being handled in cage

Maybe offering a treat to keep the experience as positive as possible. If their hamster squeals or becomes anxious, return them to their safe space. Be sure to remember that hamsters are small, vulnerable animals. In the wild, they have to be very careful. So it is only natural for them to be cautious around you. . . .

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