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Discussion in 'Rodents' started by Cherpi, Mar 22, 2011.


  1. MummyD

    MummyD PetForums Junior

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    Well its all set up and Muffin is loving it, think she is tired now and is fast asleep, but I will be off to the pet store tomorrow to get some more activity bits for her new mansion, she looks like the size or a tangerine in this it really is a huge cage......lol

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  2. blade100

    blade100 PetForums VIP

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    Is it a Syrian hamster you have? If so that wheel you have is too small.
    Syrians need a wheel of over 8 inches so they don't curve there backs.
    I have an 11 in wodent wheel others use a karlie wonderland wheel from zooplus.
     
  3. MummyD

    MummyD PetForums Junior

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    Yes its a Syrian hamster she is only just 10 wks old, this is the second wheel she has, the one that came with the last cage from the pets shop well that was even smaller than this one, I we have just purchaced a bigger one of the same wheel, would not mind but she wont even use it
     
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    blade100 PetForums VIP

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    She prob won't use it if its too small this is one of the reasons hamsters don't use wheels.
    A hamster when running should have a completely flat straight back and not at all curved.
     
  5. MummyD

    MummyD PetForums Junior

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    she never used the last one, she wont even get in them
     
  6. blade100

    blade100 PetForums VIP

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    How big is this current one?
     
  7. MummyD

    MummyD PetForums Junior

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    its 7 inches, just measured it
     
  8. blade100

    blade100 PetForums VIP

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    Ideally it needs to be over 8 inches pref 10-11 inches
     
  9. MummyD

    MummyD PetForums Junior

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    well the new wheel is 12" and it cost £23, along with a hay/wicker basket thingy she can climb in and out of, a nawing block and rope and a different wooden house as the one in the picture under the platform is a Trixie 2 storey house but she can not even fit in the top of it, so her new one is actually for a guinea pig.......lol
     
  10. blade100

    blade100 PetForums VIP

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    Aww she will love it and the toys/bed.
    Now we need pics of her!
     
  11. MummyD

    MummyD PetForums Junior

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    there is a little picture of her in my signature, but once she is up and awake, I will snap a few more pictures of her for you to see.
     
  12. blade100

    blade100 PetForums VIP

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    She looks very sweet
     
  13. MummyD

    MummyD PetForums Junior

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    here is my little sweet Muffin

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    #33 MummyD, Mar 20, 2013
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    blade100 PetForums VIP

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    What a lovely colour.
    She is beautiful.
     
  15. MummyD

    MummyD PetForums Junior

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    Thank you, Must say I really love her colouring, that's one of the reason's I had to get her, she is different colours but so cute
     
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