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Discussion in 'Rodents' started by Flissy, Jul 30, 2009.


  1. Flissy

    Flissy PetForums VIP

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    So theres a hamster treats thread... but what about toys? Sausage currently only has a toilet roll tube, some of those vegetable shaped wood things and a wooden block with holes in it! I was wondering what other toys I should get for him? I'd like to get some sort of hammock thing... but would that be ok for a syrian hamster?

    I know i've made millions of posts in the last few days but I am new to hamsters and need help hehe :D
     
  2. srhdufe

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    There are loads of things you can get...

    A wheel, a play ball for time outside the cage, wooden climbing toys, toys with holes in...

    Take a look in a few pet stores... you'll be spoilt for choice

    A word of warning though... You may soon be hooked like me! :D
     
  3. Flissy

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    lol yeah i'm going to find a pet shop tomorrow... or try to anyway! i was just wondering if there are any toys which hamsters particularly like? :D

    it annoys me when i put new things in his cage and he ignores them!!!
     
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    Its all a matter of trial and error really...
    Although me and my hamsters love the puzzle toys you can buy..

    Puzzle Playgrounds at The Range

    They are a bit of a pain to put together but you can add to them as much as you like and change the shape whenever you / they get bored...
    There's 3 or 4 different ones to chose from... (depends on how big you want it)

    Mine also love Savic sputnik's

    Savic
     
  5. Flissy

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    Oooh that puzzle thing looks cool! I think I remember seeing those in peoples pictures of their cages on here... but I haven't seen them in shops :D Would my hamster be too big to fit in the holes though?

    I like the sputnik thing as well - do your hamsters use them as a bed or just to play in?
     
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    tubes, hidy holes, wheels, spinners, anything they can chew, mine has a swing, slide, seesaw etc

    he loves his treat ball too. keep meaning to upload pics put havnt got round to it yet.
     
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    No the holes are fine... my syrians have no problems with them at all...

    They use the sputniks as toys... you can either hang them from the roof of the cage or they stand on the floor...
     
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    You can also find cheap toys on ebay..
     
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    yes a treat ball would be a good idea - is there one for hamsters as ive only seen rabbit ones in the pet shop?

    and yeah i really like the sputnik thingy - i was going to get one last time i was in the pet shop but it seemed really big and i thought it would take up the whole cage D:
     
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    it might have been the rat one you saw then... they do come in different sizes...

    Yes i've seen treat balls for hamsters in pets at home and in paws for thought too..

    The only thing i wouldnt get is one of those wooden log things with loads of holes in... one of my hamsters once got stuck in one and we had to cut him out (he was a little fatty though) :p (RIP xx)
     
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    aww your poor hammy :(

    you know the puzzle playground... do they have more in them than they show on the picture? what does it mean by pieces does it mean little tiny bits or whole blocks and stuff? if that makes sense!
     
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    They do loads...

    I'll show you... I'll just go and take a few pics
     
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    My o/h came home with a plastic tunnel thing from Tesco which had been reduced to 12p - my syrian seems to love it. It's great cos you can have it what size you want because it pulls out. Reckon my syrian will sleep in it.:rolleyes:
     
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    I've got one of those log thingies for Spike and the girls,it wasn't a dwarf that got stuck was it?
     
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    ooooh thanks :D
     
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    no my first syrian, Gizmo.. it was the syrian sized one too :rolleyes:
     
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    Right... here they are....
    In the 4th pic, its part of the puzzle, attatched to a few other toys.. they are fully compatable with savic etc too... :D

    btw... thats the sputnik thing in the 2nd pic
     

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    You snap the little windows into the frames... Its easy really... :D
     

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    they look really fun :p

    i wonder if pets at home will have them... there is a lack of pet shops in canterbury so i might have to do some internet shopping!! :) as the pets at home here seems to have about 1 shelf of hamster/small animal stuff!!
     
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