By Roselyn Cazares - 23/07/2017 19:55
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Hamsters are spawn of the devil, I once had two and then one because the other hamster decided to eat the other hamster and trail it's entrails all over the cage....
The most common species of hamsters - Syrian - are not to be kept in together. You may see them as young hamsters in the same enclosure when they are being sold, which is misleading. They will fight sooner or later, as they are solitary animals, with the exception of possibly a female and male while she is in heat. Otherwise, Syrian hamsters will fight and likely kill one another. Other smaller breeds may harm each other when they are not kept in appropriate conditions or do not get along with their roommate. Good living conditions for multiple hamsters is not about about how many activities are available - it is far more important to have square footage that allows them to spread out. Many of the "interesting" cages marketed in pet stores are actually not large enough. Tubes and towers and shelf levels do not add the square footage that many hamsters need to thrive and not fight.
Hamsters are notoriously well endowed with their sackage. I work at a petstore that only sells boy small animals (so they don't breed) and one time a hamster was using the balls of another sleeping hamster as a pillow. To each his own i guess
When I was little, my mom bought my brother a male hamster from the pet store. The lady at the store assured us that it was male. When we got home we noticed it was very fat, but paid no mind to it. It kept getting fatter and fatter until finally I found a whole bunch of babies in its hamster house. And thats how we learned that he was actually a she.
The petstorebis supposed to segregate hamsters and other small mammals by gender so they can't breed. You either were misinformed, they didn't segregate, or you bought your male at such a young age the testis weren't apparent. I bought my male bunny at a young age, he appears female at a glance because the testis haven't dropped yet.