• Winter is here! Make sure you piggies are safe by taking action now, for more information on cold weather protection - Click Here
  • You can find lots of information on how to settle in, understand your new guinea pigs in our New Owners Guide Collection but please ask any questions you have in Wannabe and New Owners' section.

Any species of Hamster

Swissgreys

Moderator
Staff member
Joined
Mar 15, 2016
Messages
4,634
Likes
8,636
Points
1,515
Location
Zürich, Switzerland
#21
I have two spare cages in the loft and really want a hamster to live in one of those cages but hubby says no :(
I have to say that I adore my hamster (a Winter White) and he is by far our easiest, cleanest and quietest pet!
My DH was not sure at first (he said we already have enough animals which is technically true), but now he admits that Raisin is no trouble and actually quite cute.

IMG_0979.jpg
 

SkyPipDotBernie

Adult Guinea Pig
Joined
Jun 24, 2018
Messages
4,229
Likes
4,404
Points
1,120
Location
Northampton uk
#22
I have the opposite problem, the wife keeps wanting more animals, il accept it when one passes away after a few weeks. But she wants more and more, she pays most of the vet bills i do the clean outs, food and i pay for the car maintenance, which I'm very happy about today because my 20 year old car has got through the mot with 1 advisory 😁
 

Tiamolly123

Forum Donator 2017/18
Joined
Feb 9, 2016
Messages
6,812
Likes
4,037
Points
1,375
Location
Binfield, berkshire
#27
Check out the Mamba 100 cage on Amazon. It's enormous, I don't know how much it costs now, but it was about £70 three yrs back. With the space you can build your own shelves, it's too small for anything other a Syrian. Make your substrate really deep, incase they are climbers, nice soft landing.
 

SkyPipDotBernie

Adult Guinea Pig
Joined
Jun 24, 2018
Messages
4,229
Likes
4,404
Points
1,120
Location
Northampton uk
#28
Check out the Mamba 100 cage on Amazon. It's enormous, I don't know how much it costs now, but it was about £70 three yrs back. With the space you can build your own shelves, it's too small for anything other a Syrian. Make your substrate really deep, incase they are climbers, nice soft landing.
Looks nice and big but i think id rather not get different pet and just extend the guinea pigs home😁
 

Skullblits

Junior Guinea Pig
Joined
Oct 21, 2018
Messages
193
Likes
88
Points
225
#29
Here's the thing with that cage you could do.

You can move that shelf up alot higher and the way the bars are fully support it if you move it up a level. I have done it for my gerbils.

Remove the ladder and build tubes upto the next level.
Also you could put something over the level so they have a soild surface to walk on.

They should get all there exercise from a wheel. One will fit if you get one that be fitted to the bars.

And if given the option Syrians love to tunnle. That would also tire them out abit.

There is also alot of options like a hanging climbing toys ect. And possibly a wood perch.

That's just my 2 cents
 
Top