Supplies You Need for a Hamster

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When you are a rookie or a new parent to a little furry creature called the master, then there are some things that you will need to have in your quest to taking care of your new pet. These things are called hamster supplies. There are several supplies that you will need to have when you are raising and caring for this little ball of fur. Taking care of them can sometimes be challenging. Therefore, you will need to get these things prepared for them beforehand. The supplies that you will need so that you can take good care of your hamster are as follows:

Hamster cage

This is the most vital thing to own when you want to own a hamster as a pet. The hamster cage is where your pet will spend most of their days. That is why when you choose a hamster cage you need to consider the space, temperature, and security. There is a wide array of variety in terms of cages for these little furry creatures.  Remember to choose wisely and choose one that will suit your hamster’s needs.

Food, water, and related supplies

food suppliesA hamster, like all other living creatures, needs to eat and drink for survival. Give them quality food specifically for hamsters and water for them to drink. This is so that they can receive a good nutritional value and the right nutrition for them from the food they eat. You need to have a food plate that is hard to tip over to put their food. And you will also need a hanging water bottle with a spout for your hamsters to drink the water since water in bowls are likely to be spilled.

Bedding, nesting, and a house or hide box

For bedding, you can choose wood bedding made from aspen as well as paper or other fiber-based beddings. These pets love a cozy nest to nap in. To keep it economical, you can use shredded toilet paper or facial tissues as your nesting material. Your furry little friend will really like a private space for them to sleep in. The house or the hide box can be purchased. However, you can also simply DIY them from cardboard, containers, boxes, pots, and even coconut shells.

Exercise wheels and toys

toysHamsters love to be active. An exercise wheel is a fun equipment for them to keep being active. You should purchase the largest and best quality wheel you can find so that it doesn’t affect the posture of your hamster. In addition to wheels, you can buy toys for your hamsters. They can have a variety of choices for them to climb and chew on. You can purchase them in stores, online, or even DIY toys from tissue boxes or toilet paper tubes for your hamster to play with.