Friday, July 6, 2007

My roborovski hamster

Meet Manolo!!! He's adorable and very sweet. He came to our family about a week ago. He's a robo, the smallest and fastest of all hamsters. I'll be posting more pics of him so keep visiting :D

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150 comments:

Millie said...

We just got 2 robos today. I am curious about your opinions...how do you like them as pets?

kecute said...

Hi :D So far my hammy has been very nice. About four years ago we had a Siberian hamster but he used to bite a lot and we never got to enjoy him because of it. The robos on the other hand seem to be different. They don't tend to bite like Siberians and they're very social with people and other robos. The bad thing about robos is that they're very fast so they're a bit hard to handle cuz they can get away. Other than that, they're the cutest! hope you're enjoying your hammies and be careful not to mix sexes.

Millie said...

thanks so much for your thoughts. We have had up to 11 dwarfs at a time over the past 3 years. They have been dying off and we wanted new hamsters. I did not even know what these were until we went to the pet store today. Oh my gosh they are SO cute. Really the cutest little pet I have ever had. Oh, what did you mean about not mixing the sexes? We got a male and a female with the intention of breeding. Is that okay to do?

kecute said...

Mixing sexes is only for breeding since there's no way (that I know) to fix hamsters. The problem with breeding them is having to place them in safe loving homes. If you're going to keep them all, you could separate them and keep different cages or tanks to keep them under control. :D

hamster lover said...

help!!!!!!!!!!!!! my new hamsters are twins and i cant tell them apart!!!!!!!!!!! what should i do?!?!?!?! help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Lizzy said...

hi I realy want a hamster but the only reason my mom would not let me is because they smell. I told her that I am going to clean them everyday and take care of it too.I think that roborovski hamsters are so cute and to come and think of it I wrote a report on them and now I realy do want some. What do you think I should tell my mom?

kauiio said...

hey i have a hamster tooo my site is all about hamsters

kecute said...

Hi eileen. I hope your hamster isn't sick. Depending on what kind of hamster you have, they eat about 2 tablespoons of food a day. They eat throughout the day snacking between their naps. They should always have food available that way you know if they're eating or not. If you give them too much they'll hide it in their sleeping area.

Bryan said...

Hi, i bought 2 robos 2 weeks ago they are damn cute ... one day it runns into my cloth.. wad if the boy and the girl haf a baby wad should i do plz tell me .

kecute said...

Hi Bryan, have them checked by a vet (or someone who knows about hamsters) to determine their gender and if they are boy and girl then you need to separate them because they'll breed. They don't just have one baby, they usually have more than 4 at a time.

hamster lover said...

why didn't anybody answer my question! i have twin robos! i can't tell them apart! somebody please help me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

hamster lover said...

I have this one hamster named Thor and he is really mean. i got him for free because his other family had abusued him. At first he was "ok" nice, but now he's really mean again! I've tried everything to calm him down from expensive treats to cardboard shaped like a hand! Please help me!

katie said...

Wow what A cute hamster! I have one to

Pooh Bear said...

My sister & I got 2 robos that were twins also. We painted their nails. Now we don't get mixed up!

three robos in a box said...

To hamster lover with the "twin" robos: Usually they are not exactly alike, so look for things like how far the white goes up their bellies, the darkness of their underfur, or even their size. If that doesn't work for you, sometimes you can tell robos apart by their personalities and preferences. I have two that are very similarly colored, so I usually can't tell them apart by a quick glance. If I want to tell them apart quickly, I look at their personalities: Where they are in the cage, how they react to certain treats, how they react to a noise... One of them doesn't like a particular fruit treat, while the other does; one is skittish with loud noises, while the other is skittish around people; one prefers the top box, while the other prefers the bottom under the slide.

Anonymous said...

leuk

Jazmin said...

Is some-one going to answer my question???

Hamsterlvr said...

my robos just had babies do i have to give the mother any kind of special food or anything?

Jazmin said...

Hi Hamsterlvr i dont think you do because i read it up on another website

Jazmin said...

can some one answer my question¬!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

nice hammies

AnthonyLvr said...

if u pick them up to much

AnthonyLvr said...

hi i have a male robo and his name is oreo sometimes he bites me when i pick him up to much is that bad for them?

AnthonyLvr said...

or touch them?

kecute said...

Hi AnthonyLvr, well it's not bad to touch your hamster but it is a little odd that he's biting you since robos are usually very nice. Are you being gentle with him? Not squeezing him or anything? Also, make sure you have clean hands because if you're hands smell like food or you have sugar on your hands the hamster is more likely to bite thinking you hand has food. Another thing, if you're picking him up when he's busy doing something, like eating, drinking, or sleeping then he will bite because you're bothering him too much ;o) Just be nice and respect the little furball! see you around.

Jazmin said...

HI kecute thanx 4 the advise but my water bottle doesn't have a metal ball they just like from it and it comes out but i know they're definetly drinking because whenever i now go into my room they are either sleeping or eating or drinking or exercising in their wheel!!

Jazmin said...

does any1 know where i can get a new hammy cage from cuz i need a new 1!!!! i want a savic one

Baylor said...

Your hamster is so cute! It looks like my Siberian dwarf hamster. I bought those icecream cones for my hamster and she loved them. :)

mie mie said...

omgf that hamstre is cute tyvm for let me see but i cant have 1 now!!!!!!!!!!!!@_@

May said...

Cute hamster. I've had a female robo for almost a year now, and I just bought a male at the end of july. My female has become somewhat nippy with the male, so I seperated them. The female can get grumpy when she is prego. I feed my prego girl a pelleted diet for rodents made by LM animal farms mixed with Zupreem Rodent wafers (another pelleted diet). This is supplemented by Calf Manna (a pelleted food for baby cows that is high in vitamins and minerals) and the occasional vitakraft rondi. My Girl, Ichabod, never touched the Ice cream cones or nibbled on hay until I brought Issue, the boy, home. Now she does, and Issue, who is fat as all heck, learned to run on the wheel. It is really remarkable the personality differences between the little fluffballs.

Jazmin, Robos only drink around a teaspoon of water per day, they are desert animals. =)

Jazmin said...

oh thnx may and does any1 know where i can get a savic spelos hamster cage from and make it CHEEP!!

darico said...

Does roborovski hamstrer bites???

Anonymous said...

hamtastic!

Jazmin said...

thank-you for the advice but i will def try and change the bedding at the moment i am using cotton wool soft bedding from the pet shop its made from veg fibres and it was 88p

azize said...

i have a robr woski is it is wery sweet xD

bianca said...

hi you realy look noce.i was wondering if those ice cream cones are good for the hamster

mariam said...

omg!I LOVE THIS PIC

Ellie said...

hi :) i saw those ice cream cones in a shop once i should have bought them :( but cute picture though x i have 2 female robos and they are so cute! :D i asked for some for my bday and my mum sed yes! but even better she bought them 4 months early as a surprise :) we bought them from a very good local pet store, much better than Pets at Home< a string of pet sotres, animals kept in cramp conditions etc.

byee

dani said...

i love hamsters . i wanted to tell everyone thatyou should buy one this instinas!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Juline said...

i also tried carrying my robo....but it keeps on trying to escape from my hands!! how do i make it stay?? when i put treats on my hand...it doesn't really care 'bout it...my robo just minds its own bussiness....i'm desperate on taming my hamster... HELP!!!!

Juline said...

hi..i read all the comments...it was so cool!! i have a roborovski hamster...its pretty hard to tame it....i let it smell my hand and i'm pretty sure it noes my scent...then i tried stroking it in a shoebox...it runs away often but sometimes stay still for a moment..but ran away again...then i tried carrying it but it always attempt to escape from my grasp...HELP ME!! i'm trying to tame my hamster as soon as possible..so i can introduce it to my friends!!! anybody can giv me advice on the quickest way to tame my hamster???

Juline said...

oops..i posted the same comment again...how lame can i get??ok..by the way...can anybody answer my questions????

Jazmin said...

My hamsters have just passed away :'(

RE: So sorry to hear that, poor things. Hamsters are very delicate because they're very small plus some have inherited diseases that are impossible to see until it's too late. :(

Juline said...

can anybody plssss answer my questions??? i'm having difficulty taming my hamsters....i'm afraid that my hamster will never be tame...oh my..thats horrible!! I NEED HELP!!

Vera said...

Hi! I love hamsters, I've had several dwarves over the time... only one robo though, as they are hard to find where I live and the one I bought died very soon - it wasn't the best of pet shops, but it was the only one that had robos, so I gave it a try. (I have avoided that shop since). I had Campbells and they were fun - even had a litter of two babies once, they were very, very cute. However, I still feel like getting a robo or two one day.

Juline, it may be that your hamster will never get as tame as you'd like him to. He might have had some scary experiences before you got him, or it may simply be his nature. Not all hamsters are the same. Try to go by small steps, just put your hand in the cage with some tasty treats in it and let him discover the goodies. If it doesn't work out immediately, try again the next day. Patience is key. Don't force him, don't pick him up if he doesn't like it. And maybe introducing him to your friends would be too stressful for him. In the meanwhile, just enjoy watching his activity :)

juline said...

well...when i put my hand into the cage...it bites me.. T.T and it's really, really hard..very painful...

Maddy said...

That is a very cute hamster especially since it has those cute little ice cream cones. Do you think those might be available in Canada? I really want a robo hamster for Christmas and my parents are convinced i wont take good care of it because my room is messy. I have had one other hamster once before, it was a dwarf hamster but not a robo, and i was wondering if robo's could be trained if i was very patient and cautious. I'm really mature for a thirteen year old and i think i could handle it- so if you have any pointers i could tell my parents about to convince them, please tell me!

RE: Hi Maddy, thanks for visiting my blog ;o)
Robos are very hard if not impossible to train. They don't like to be grabbed or anything so the best you can get with them is to pet them and occasionally grab them without them biting you. That's one good thing about robos, they don't tend to bite. They're very sweet. They don't require much care since they're tiny hamsters but you would have to keep them clean. Clean their tank at least once every 2 weeks and give them volcanic sand so they can wash. You can get most of their things at Petsmart. I don't know if they have those stores in Canada. Robos are the longest living hamsters at 3 1/2 yrs. There are people who claim to have 4 and 4 1/2 yr. old robos, so keep that in mind that you would be responsible for their little lives until you're 16-17. ;o) good luck!

Brianna said...

I love hamsters but my parents wont let my get one because... well thats the thing they are not giving me the big answer can someone tell me how they got there hamster and give me some tips that would be nice

Sally said...

So great!I very like hamsters,they very kute.

juline said...

thx on the advice! can i ask somemore questions? i'm sorry if i'm a nuisance but erm, what are examples of treats?

taha said...

hi i have 1 robo hamster his name is stuart he lets me stroke him and dose not bite me the only problem is that he dose not let me carry him he tries to escape from my hand and i only got him 3 days ago plus i dont no his age so how can i tell his age

hanna said...

that is so cutie i want won as cuti as yours, you are so luck!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Maddy said...

Thanks so much! I live in Toronto and i checked, there is a pet smart near me. Did you get your robo from petsmart? If not, then where?
thanks again for answering!

Alena said...

Hey, i just got a new hamster(Robo) and a new home for it which have a bunch of tubes. At the end of the tubes at the very top the water bottle hands there. I have never seen him go up there, what should i do!!!

taha said...

why dosnt anybody answer me ?

cherie said...

hi, i wonder if you can help me, in the past week my little robo has started making this repeated twittering noise, she sounds like a bird. she isn't off her food and is still running around and behaving as normal. she is just making this noise constantly. from what i've read on the net, it suggests hamster are scared and aggitated, but i've no idea why she would be. as she is in a quiet place, has a large home. Would it be possible that she has an impacted cheek from where she tries to horde her food. Any advice would be appreciated. i've got an appointment at the vets, but that isn't until wednesday.

Anonymous said...

hey ma hamster just hed a litter of pups yesterday and i was just wondering if anyone can tell me if i can touchh emm

taha said...

listen i dont have a robo i have a russian cambell and he is scared of me so what should i do

Hendrix and Gomez said...

Katherine&Hellip, i had the same problem, i got a couple of roborovskis about a month ago now and thought i could play with them all the time but theyre so fast i couldn't stand a chance of catching them, but once they've settled into their cage, i'd give them about three or four days and they'll get a little more used to hearing your voice and theyre surroundings they'll calm down, they communicate etc through smell so they need to get used to the smell of your hands, i thought i was never gonna be able to handle them but i followed these instructions from another forum:
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Roborovski hamsters make great pets once tame, but there are special taming methods for them.

Here's my hamster taming guide:

Step 1. Lower your hand into the cage. The hamster my run away at first, but eventually it will be curious enough to come and sniff it if you don't move.

Step 2. About half an hour later, hand-feed the hamster, offer it a treat such as a dog biscuit, apple, or piece of cheese.

Step 3. Gently stroke the hamster. Don't stop, even if it runs away. Scoop it up in one hand and if it tries to get away, put it back in the cage.

Step 4. The next day, repeat the first three steps and then cup the hamster in your two hands. Don't put it back, even if it struggles. Do this every day for about a week and the hamster will eventually be fully tame.

Step 5. Handle the hamster every day to keep it tame. If you don't, it will go back to being untame.
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I used this and it worked a treat, the other day i put my hand into the cage and one of my lil buddies just walked right onto my hand, what a cutie! hope i helped.

somebody said...

my hamster roborovski had babiesa while ago and we dont know when we are aloud to clean there cage but right now we can touch them but we dont know when we can clean out the cage

hamsterlover121 said...

yo just to let u know im still in grade 5 and i love hamsters. They are so dam cute and gues what i get a book about them and read it every night so i can be sure not 2 let it die like my cute fishy. now ecxuese me i need 2 go cry!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

taha said...

plz can somebody help me plzz

kikyo said...

my hamster is so cool . she eats up side down wich is so cute. u need to get a ham ham!

BABY PEANUT said...

Hi
i just got a robo hamster for my birthday and he bite me so i have been letting him be and i just got a another boy from the same place and tank that my first one was from and i was wondering if they will fight?

Alyssa Alvarado said...

Thats the sadest thing i ever herd.

Hammy Lover said...

plz answer my qestion!!!!!!

alexandria immel said...

soooo cute i have three there sisters thay are white and gray
thare soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo cute

alexandria immel said...

thanks

Hello said...

Hi:) i wish to have a hamster but my parents won't let me cox they said i won't take good care of them and its a waste of $$$ too:(

gole said...

how can i make my roby to stop being afraid of me???????????????

gole said...

hi can someone tell me all the food that robo likes

gole said...

?????????????????????????????

gole said...

kecute don't lie my hamster gricko live 5years,and he diet becauzse he hurted him self not because he vas oldddd

April said...

So, do you just have Manolo? Or are there other hamsters with him? Thanks!

Nikki said...

Oh and adorable pics! I see the ice cream pic and printed it out as a goal poster for my door before I even found this blog!

Nikki said...

I want this breed so bad but I don't even know if my parents are gonna let me get a hammy. Well see, but my question is is this breed good for 13 year olds? I know they are fast and hard to handle and catch but I want one so bad, they are the most appealing to my eye but I like to hold my animals alot. Should I get it anyways? I also only want one hamster, because it's so hard to choose which one to hold, but is it bad for this breed to only have one because they may get lonely?

Thanks!

~Nikki

rebecca said...

hi my hamster is the same as yours but he bites what shall i do

Sabrina said...

Cought Red Handed with ice cream!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Knotty hamster!

hristina bundao said...

adorable can i have it

vlad said...

my dwarf hamster is soo cute and when we first got him, he was skinny and mean but then he gained weight and doesnt bite as much but now he always bites on the cage and wants to get out, soo how do i make him a little happer

steveee said...

hey myrobo hamsters name i martini.....i heard they are really ast runners...but mine cant even spin the wheel....is that bad?....is she too weak??? i dont know and ant to know if shes sick

steveee said...

at first i HATED my robo hamster...i really wanted one to pet. but now that im looking at him he is sooo cute and also very interesting to watch. i was even considering returning him but now im not.

ashtyn said...

my hamster peanut is haveing truble with his leg wat can i do?

Emily said...

hey its mee again, i was thinking of gettin another robvoski hamster for my 9 month one, he seems lonly and i want him to have some company but i dont want them to fight, how can i prevent this?

Novi Lim said...

so cute..... (^^)v

alex said...

i have a robo and a syberian !1 the syberian is big and is very cute !! how long do they last like 2years!! bi dont email back cause i wont be on!!

Allie said...

I love robo hamsters!! They are so adorable. I just got one about a month ago, and so far he's been pretty acceptable. Not too rowdy, not too noisy. You know. My family are pet people. Along with my robo hamster (whose name is Benjamin *STRICKLY NOT BEN*) we have two cockatiels and a beta fish. We were expecting Benjamin to be noisy and abnoxious, but he is quite the opposite. I will try to post some pictures. He is sooo absolutly adorable!!!

Allie said...

Huh. She might be. You should probably take her to see a vet or something like that. Mine is a very, very fast runner.

Daniel said...

i got a roborovski. If you want a hamster you can hold dont get roborovskis. Roborovskis are too fast and timid to hold. They are pets for watching

Missy said...

My robo, Racie, is adorable. However, I think she needs a buddy. Is it wise to get another female, or should I try to get one of her friends at the original pet store I bought her at??? Poor thing is so skittish.

sydney said...

will robo hamsters get calmer to their owners once they get used to them? your hamster looks just like my little guy bug-a-boo i just got him today and he is vary timid if you put one finger by his cage he runs into his dome as fast as possible.

Swaith said...

hey, that looks kinds like one of my dwarf hamsters, Puddles, but hes really fat, and today i have had him for 2 months. My hamsters had babies too. the mommy, daisy nurses the babies like at least 3 times a day. u give them the same food, but a lot because soon they will start eating on their own AND nurse. u MUST separate the male from the female because: 1.He might eat the babies
2. They can have babies again.
also u must not frighten the mother or touch her or her babies. try to keep them in a room where ppl dont go too much. you can not go in their cage except for food and water change everyday for 2- 4 weeks. you cant clean their cage or but them in their hamster balls. but u may do this with the male. if he also seems nervous, is normal. mysmale hamster is sleeping, exercising and eating a lot.

Jesssica said...

Same :@ GGRRRR

Jesssica said...

Pets at Home.

Jesssica said...

What shop did you get them from??? (:

beth said...

no because they are very small and the fastest of all hamsters. try a syrian hamster theyre bigger and slower

beth said...

my robo hamsters are 7 weeks now but they have started fighting. i dont no if they are playing or if its serious. will 1 kill the other? they are both female. what should i do ?

anonymous said...

I just got a robo dwarf hamster and she like won't let me hold her or anything i get close to her and she just runs away...also she runs on her wheel like crazy to the point where she like flings herself out of the wheel...idk what to do! help pls!

CICI said...

i have 2 Robo dwarf hamsters and they are really fast and funny to watch

jade said...

what do i do?? i bought two hamsters and 2 months ago they had a litter... one died at a week old and now i have 5 youngsters... i seperated males and females (inc mum and dad) now the females keep fighting and even attacking mum... what do i do? i wanted to keep them but do i get rid? they are 2 months old

ana said...

haha. i have a robo hamster and ive had her for about 10 months now and shes great! Lizzy, you can persuade ur mom that its not the hamster that smells its the pee that smells. hamsters tend to pee in their wheels some of them lol and u can clean it with hot water and it will be clean so do that everytime u see yellow dried up spots on the wheel. And one more thing. if u ever do get a hamster, when ur holding it dont wake the hamster up if its sleeping it gets angry and it might bite u so just see wen its awake get like a tube and put her in and gently scoop her out. hope this helped :)

ana said...

um... jazmin.. Im sure ur hamsters drink it at night. i bearley see my hamster drink in the afternoon.

Anonymous said...

i have the same problemmm..................:( 0.0

Anonymous said...

same was with me but it was becuz me n my bro did listen to my mom that much and my parents are not that fond of animals but one day i saw an exhibition of animals going on and i love animals even my bro so v went 2 look and saw these hamsters we persuaded our mom soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooox1000000000000 and she said okay but if we do not take care of it or even do not listen to her she will give it 2 someone else and now i have 2 male winter-white dwarfs and it is all goin fine it has been about 5 days since i bought them:):););)and i am happy trust me i know how it feels like to really want a pet i wanted a pet since i was 3 but got one at 13 at Oct. 31 2009 never will forget that day..............

Alice said...

i just got 1 robo hammy is ok to only have 1 ? i dont think my hammy is too fast , she just sits in my hand or walks around, but i have only had her for 1 week 5 days 22 hours and 15 mins :D but she does fit the discription and she matches the pic, so idk

Alice said...

if u already have one , then no i would NOT get another one beacause 1) her original litter is probably gone. 2)if u have had her for awhile they may forget about there siblings and when u get them they will fight

Alice said...

give him more things to chew on and do, hes probably bored , ive learned that if hamsters bite there cage they are looking for something to do, but in some wooden blocks for them 2 chew on , or something to play with, my hammy never bites the cage, or if u want him to get out give him an exersize ball and he'll be ready to explore :D

Alice said...

hes probably scared , thats how mine is right now, but dont put ur hand in just yet , ive tried that and ive put treats in my hand too but she isnt accepting me, but she finally took the treats when i sat there and talked to her , then i DID NOT put my hand in but i fed her the treats through the bars and talked to her while doing that so she would associate my voice with treats ! sodo that for a couple of days until he knows u and every time u talk, he will come up on the bars hopeing for a treat, then after about u week ( if she sccepts the treats) then put ur hand it, ( DONT GRAB HIM , OR TRY TO HOLD HER !! SHE WILL BE FRIGHTEND AND U WILL HAVE TO START ALL OVER !!! ) then he might climb on ur hand to get the treat, then he will associate u and ur voice with treats and he will love you :D

Alice said...

no, its not bad, i only have one she seems to be happy, its just like any hamster, many people get 2 or three beacause they think its loney, but if u supply a bunch of activities for it and hold & love it they will be perfectly fine ! i accually think its better to have one beacause they get all of ur attention, unless u really want 2

fanthaghiroroses said...

hai, i have winter white hamster, name zozo she is really intelegent and cute..she bite sometimes lol..now she had 7 babies, 4 boy n 3 girl...so cute seing them running around and play the wheel...and i also have golden hamster..which is much bigger and have hairy fur for male..the female name chubby she is so chubby but aggresive..yesterday when i clean her place she as ok and just now i saw her eyeeeee...omg i think ant bite her eye...what should i do..the eye became big..:( her eye cant be save anymore? please answer me..im so scare for her.

fanthaghiroroses said...

winter white cant stay together with same gender,,they fight....

kecute said...

If your hamsters are fighting the best thing to do is to separate them or maybe put an acrylic divider wall in the same tank. If they're in a cage then put them in different cages. If your hamster is injured you can take him to the vet, sometimes it's hard for small hamsters but you can try. good luck and take care of your hammies ;o)

Tiffany said...

Hi I just got a robo hamster 2 days ago and I thought I had a bottle, but I didn't so I put water in a bowl, will he drink it? He's gone 2 days without water only apples. I'm planning on getting a bottle today ^^

kate said...

so cute. what type is he?

Tiffany said...

got a new cage today it's cool and Munkey already loves it :D he likes to run on the slide up to the running toy

Tiffany said...

Hi I got a roborovski a week ago i think and he started scratching the day before christmas eve and he started scratching for 2 days then stops for 2 days then starts again. I emailed PETCO, where I git him and they said he might have mites. They said he would lose fur. But he didn't. Is he supposed to lose hair after or already if he has mites or is it normal for scratching? Please reply ASAP. Thank You!

Joelle said...

First did u name them yet?? And if you did try looking at their bodies see if one hamster has something unique and then later check the other one too... Once you finish that you'll know which is which.I hope this helps =)

Joelle said...

NO but make sure the cage is cleaned a lot. and dont bother the mom and babies they need to be kept together for a while or else the mom will get stressed and it aint pertty.. make sure the male is put in some other cage because he will eat them.. its disgustingi hope this helps =)

Joelle said...

Of course all hamsters will sometime.. If you have a strong smell of some kind of food they tend to bite. So make sure u wash ur hands before touching or handling your hamster after u eat.

meg said...

I've got a cute robo hammy called pastel, i love her to bits but if your going to get a hammy, get a russian dwarf. Ask the shopkeeper to let you hold them first to to see if you bond. Hope this helped!

meg said...

just get another cage, seperate them, then check the breeds if you dont know

meg said...

I have a prob, please tell me how to tame my robo hanny pastel!!!

BriBri said...

what's are the ice cream cones made out of it's so cute I might be getting one

robo lover said...

so cute i have on named bubbles

Alissa Farmer said...

WAT AN UGLY HAMSTER !!!!!!!!! IT LOOKS LIKE THE UGLIEST NO HAIRED HAMSTER IN THE WORLD

hammy said...

Look for patterns in their behaviour to tell them apart or if that doesn't work...Check for marking shapes size of eyes ears nose whiskers hair etc...etc..etc..

sharon said...

Hi

I recently got 2 male roborovski hamsters - they were from the same litter and approx 6 weeks old - within a week one of them had killed the other - it was gruesome - as it looked as though he gone for the neck. I had noticed though that he was smaller than the rest of the litter so maybe he was a runt - is this normal? And would it be a good idea to introduce a new playmate - or will he be ok on his own?

Many thanks for your help

Anonymous said...

tell them apart by their personalities.

iWONTAHAMSTER said...

I WANT A HAMSTER BUT MY MOM AND DAD WONT GET IT BECAUSE THEY SAY THEY SMELL I PROMISED THAT I WOULD TAKE CARE OF THEM PLEASE HELP ME HOW DO I GET MY MOTHER TO BUY IT FOR ME AND CAN U GIVE ME SOME TIP HOW TO TAKE CARE OF THEM

Leah said...

Contrary to what you posted, Robos are the least social of any of the hamsters and, therefore, make very poor pets, especially for children. They really do not like to be handled at all, which is why they run when attempting to pick them up.

iwishminamewazbaily said...

i really want my friends robo dwarf hamster i know everything there is 2 know about them i have done research she comes w/a cage and everything for free!my mom says its up 2 my dad but he is really tough so i need some advice.i need 2 convince him 2 day.

nick said...

hi i just bought my robo 4 days ago and he wont let me hold him. i know hes still getting used to everything but then i heard that if you want a hamster to hold dont get a robo. so now im like sholkd i take it back and get another one because u have 15 days to return it. or should i just wait and then he'll let me hold him. please help!

nick said...

this is what i did. just start helping your parents around the house everyday and start doing whatever they tell you and keep asking everyday and just keep promising youll do stuff around the house. hope that helps!

kecute said...

Robos are social hamsters in the sense that they will "interact" with humans and other robos. A healthy unafraid robo will climb on your hand on his own, will eat from your fingers, will go to you when you reach in his cage/tank. And out of all hamsters, robos are the ones that don't tend to bite. Now, robos are said to be display hamsters and the worst hamster for children because they're the fastest and the smallest of all hamsters. Children will lose or hurt robos because of their size. In this case, the most adequate hamster would be a Teddy hamster or even a guinea pig or a rabbit.

Michy said...

i have 4 roborovski hamsters they are all male and all from the same litter, the pet shop said as long as they have a big enough cage then they will love living together. They are very cute and like being handled.
I also have a sirian hamster, i have plenty of experience with sirian hamsters but not roborovskis so i am looking for advice please.
The robos are now 4 month old and have started fighting badly so i seperated them into 2 pairs who seem to get along well, Boris and Morris get on really well together now. But Mylo and Scruff did get on well until the other morning poor Scruff had bad bites and scabs all over his back. The thing is Scruff really likes to cuddle up to Mylo in their little nest and looks for Mylo if i take him out the cage so i kept an eye on them the rest of that day and at night kept them in my room so i could hear if they were fighting and they have been fine again so far. I am just worried in case it happens again and Scruff gets hurt badly, but also worry that im over reacting and then Scruff will be lonely, any suggestions please?

amber said...

put them in seprate cages

Kaylee said...

if u need a new cage u should go to petsmart or possibly walmart cuz they always have stuff on sale.

Kaylee said...

u can just buy a normal cage and either add holes and buy tubes or buy one with hole and buy tubes to fit in the tube(if u read the information on some of the cages it tells u what kind of tubes are compatible with it) =)

Kaylee said...

u can get those icecream cones at petsmart

Kaylee said...

petsmart

Kaylee said...

ok well i got mine cuz i told my parents that i would clean it and i would pay for it and i also told them if i didnt take care of it they could give it to another owner

Kaylee said...

that is where i got mine

tati said...

i have 3 frogs, and i dunno which is which! maybe u could get their hair died! i saw a chiwawwa with a pink tail! it wuz cute but i dunno if the groomers will die ur hammies!

sierra said...

mine are too, but you can sometimes tell them apart from their personalities!

sierra said...

how do you get them to say still long enough to do that? lol

turdface:) said...

dude jus change there names 2 tha same name. ...!LOL its like u give 1 a tatoo 2 tell tha difference!....HEHE

stressedout said...

hi, i have 2 female roborovski hamsters and now they have a baby! can 2 female hamsters actually give birth? or did the pet shop get the gender wrong and accidentally give me 1 male and 1 female? please reply asap!

bob said...

what up ppl? im a dude

Courtney Woods said...

Hi, I just got a Robo Hamster yesterday and I was wondering about the scent glands on males, do they spray or anything? Or is there anything i need to know about that?

red said...

i have a question i was thinking about getting a boy robo dwarf hamster so they could have babies and i was wondering if the boy will eat the babies or the mom please tell me what to do