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Hamster Breeders Katy TX

Hamsters are small, appealing pets that adapt well to captivity. They do not require a lot of living space and are relatively inexpensive to maintain. With frequent, gentle handling a hamster can easily become tame.

PETCO
(281) 647-9779
513 South Mason Road
Katy, TX
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

PETCO
(281) 345-1215
6883 Highway 6 North
Houston, TX
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

PetSmart
(281) 596-0535
2610 Eldridge Pkwy
Houston, TX
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PetSmart
(281) 232-6541
5574 West Grand Parkway S.
Richmond, TX
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PETCO
(281) 265-0700
3326 Highway 6 Suite D
Sugar Land, TX
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

PetSmart
(281) 599-1125
19945 Katy Fwy
Houston, TX
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PetSmart
(281) 256-2760
25829 NW Freeway
Cypress, TX
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PetSmart
(281) 855-9985
7050 Hwy 6 N
Houston, TX
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

PETCO
(713) 972-1244
10911 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

PetSmart
(713) 690-0575
13830 NW Fwy
Houston, TX
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

Hamster

Hamsters are small, appealing pets that adapt well to captivity. They do not require a lot of living space and are relatively inexpensive to maintain. With frequent, gentle handling a hamster can easily become tame. However, they are nocturnal animals and will not tolerate being held still for long. Hamsters may bite or show aggression in response to rough handling, sudden disturbances, being around other hamsters (especially female hamsters that are pregnant or lactating), or when they are ill or in pain.

To hold your hamster, care must be taken to maintain gentle control and prevent being bitten. They can be scruffed by the abundant loose skin at the nape of the neck, held in the hands (if friendly), or placed in a small container. A small cloth may help restrain the rodent without the handler being bitten.

A unique characteristic of hamsters is the presence of cheek pouches, which are used to store and transport food to the hamster's burrow. Similar to other species of rodents, hamsters have four incisor teeth, which grow throughout life. For tooth health, it is important to provide a good diet and to offer safe items in the enclosure for the hamster to chew.

Vital Statistics

  • Average adult body weight: Males: 80-130 g, Female: 95-150 g
  • Age of sexual maturity: Male: 10-14 weeks, Female: 6-10 weeks
  • Average life span in captivity: 1.5-2 years

Is your Hamster a male or a female?

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