Category Archives: Rodents

Fun Interesting Facts About Hamsters

Hamsters are great little creatures to have as pets. They love lots of attention and enjoy interacting with their owners. They are cute, fun and extremely active little rodents, especially at night when the sun goes down. There over 25 species of hamsters in the world, ranging from a large European breed to the tiniest…
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Help Your Pet Rabbit Get Fit And Active

How To Help Your Pet Rabbit Get Fit And Active It is a good idea to weigh your rabbit every six months or so once they are fully grown, and compare the tally on your scale to the ideal for your rabbit’s breed and build! If you are not sure what constitutes a good weight…
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Cuteness Alert! – Cute Portraits of Animal Doppelgangers

Cuteness Alert! Animal siblings are absolutely adorable, but when they’re brothers from other mothers, that is, somehow, even cuter. Warren Photographic is an image library from the United Kingdom which specializes in animal photography and their latest trend of capturing incredibly similar animals of different species is rather popular. The most usual pairs are bunnies…
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How to Litter Train Your Rabbit

You have just gotten your pet rabbit-congratulations!-and have already taken it home to show it off to your family and friends. After setting up the cage and offering it some food and water, the next step is litter training. This is one of the most important and often challenging parts of raising a pet, but…
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How To Properly Care for Your Rabbit

Rabbits are pretty easy to take care of, as long as you keep in mind that she is a rabbit. Some people seem to think that rabbits are vegetarian cats. They’re cute and furry and snuggly, right? Yes, but she is a completely different animal, with completely different health requirements. For instance, she needs to…
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Hamster Cage – Essentials

No matter what kind of cage you choose for your hamster, be it a wire cage, plastic cage, or an aquarium, there are certain things that you must put in the cage in order to keep you hamster happy and stress free. Hamsters are extremely susceptible to stress so it's important you do all you…
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Siberian Chipmunk – Info and Care

Siberian Chipmunk Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Rodentia Suborder: Sciuromorpha Family: Sciuridae Tribe: Marmotini Subtribe: Tamiina Genus : Tamias Chipmunks belong to the family of rodents. Anatomy The Siberian chipmunks are typical of having five dark and white stripes, 18 to 25 cm long on their backs; the middle stripe is…
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Different Methods Of Rabbit Communication

Your rabbits have a whole wide range of different ways to communicate with both other rabbits and with you, and not all of these are obvious to the new rabbit keeper! Rabbits tend to play their cards close to their chests, and as potential prey animals in the wild, it is not in their best…
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All You Need to Know About Chinchillas

Chinchillas have great appeal, like cuddly little "balls of fur" Chinchillas have the finest fur of all the mammals which makes them very soft. They are very clean with no noticeable odor and their dense fur keeps lice, fleas and other parasites from taking up residence! They make good pets and are very lively. The average…
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Is a Rabbit the Right Pet For You?

Rabbits make wonderful indoor pets Rabbits make wonderful indoor pets. They are adorable and brimming with personality. But before you swoop into the shelter and pick out a cutie, there are a few things you should know to ensure a rabbit is right for you and your family. Finances: Owning a pet rabbit comes with…
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What Do Hamsters Eat?

Hamsters love to eat. They instinctively hoard food, so if you aren't careful with your feeding regimen you could be feeding an obsession, literally. Fortunately, hamsters are relatively easy to establish a diet for -- they eat the same relatively small portion of food every day, and if you're consistent hoarding habits won't get in…
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Equipment for your Guinea Pig

Have you decided to bring a guinea pig into your home? As pets go they are quite easy to care for, but there are still a few essential items you’ll need in order to ensure their health and happiness. If you’re planning to buy your guinea pig in a pet store, you’ll most likely be…
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Syrian Hamster – Small Pet Buddy

Syrian hamsters are probably the most popular hamster species kept as pets Origin of Syrian Hamster Syrian hamsters originate in the Middle East (particularly Israel and Syria). Most of the Syrian hamsters available as pets or show animals today can trace their ancestry back to a mother and her 12 pups caught in Aleppo, Syria,…
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How to take care of hamsters

An essential introduction to hamster care Hamsters can seem like a cute and cuddly option when you are looking for the perfect pet, but how much do you actually know about hamster care, and how should you prepare to welcome a hamster into your home? In this guide to hamster care, we give you the…
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