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Need Help with elderly hamster!!

Discussion in 'Small Animal Chat' started by Keira & my old mole rat, Feb 21, 2020.

  1. Keira & my old mole rat

    Keira & my old mole rat PetForums Newbie

    Feb 21, 2020
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    My hamster, Rainbow, is over 2 ½ now and she's lost a lot of her fur which is to be expected. The issue is I've noticed a few nips and a small scab on her. There are two little pink spots on her front legs (one on each) and a small scab on her side. Rainbow's skin also gets quite dry and flakey sometimes so I'm thinking the nipping may be from her getting irritated.
    If someone could suggest something to help with her dry skin and stop the nipping that would be amazing and greatly appreciated!!
    #1 Keira & my old mole rat, Feb 21, 2020
    Last edited: Feb 21, 2020
  2. Engel98

    Engel98 PetForums Senior

    Oct 7, 2018
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    If her skin is dry maybe massage a little bit of coconut oil on her skin :)
  3. ForestWomble

    ForestWomble PetForums VIP

    May 2, 2013
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