Understanding Hamsters


hamstersPeople tend to look at those cute bundles of joy called hamsters upon entering a pet store. However, this would often lead to a lot of questions being asked by interested parties, Alyssa Landau, columnist from The Friday Flyer, explains.

There are three major types of hamsters, the columnist states. The first are Syrian hamsters, which is also called the golden hamsters. The second are the Roborovskii hamsters, which is the smallest of three types. Lastly, there are the Chinese hamsters, which are normally aggressive but will calm down once tamed.

Caring for different types of hamsters have similarities but still have their differences. In the end, it is always important to ask questions and do proper research prior to purchasing the cute bundles of fur.

Source: All About Pets: Hamsters