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Anonymous asked in PetsRodents · 4 years ago

Hamster doesn t play on wheel?

I just got him about almost two weeks ago and the first week he was on the wheel everytime he was awake and now he ll run for maybe a few seconds before getting off and laying down or going in his nest. He eats, grooms, and looks healthy as far as I can tell but he doesn t venture to the bottom area of his inclosure very often either..

2 Answers

  • 4 years ago

    That sounds quite normal for daytime activity, don't forget, hamsters are mainly nocturnal and up and about at night, exploring, playing, and not uncommon for a hamster to run a good mile in their wheel nightly.

    They may wake during the day, snack a little food, a drink and often back to bed.

  • 4 years ago

    God I hope someone answers this. Very similar thing happened to my Syrian hamster :/

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