Dwarf hamster is lost!!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Abriana, May 24, 2019.

  1. Abriana

    Abriana Spicy Sugar Cookie

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    I fed my two Robotovski dwarf hamsters this morning and left the cage open by mistake. I feel like such a dummy!! I found one of them but one is still missing. I found instructions online as to how to make a trap for them and it is set by my fridge which is where I found the first one. I have food and seeds for her there too (all food is in one location by and in the trap). Has this ever happened to anyone? How did you find your hamster?? I’m really worried about her! Hopefully she’ll come out tonight and I’ll get her.
     
  2. BirdsBeesTrees

    BirdsBeesTrees Crowing

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    We didn't find it for months they're so tiny! One day, months later, we opened a shoe box in the closet and she had made a little nest in there! We even had a cat or two inside, she was a little survivor. :)
     
  3. BarnhartChickens98

    BarnhartChickens98 Crowing

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    Following. I hope you find it!
     
  4. Abriana

    Abriana Spicy Sugar Cookie

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    Oh no! How did she survive out there? I mean, food and water wise?
     
  5. BirdsBeesTrees

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    We have no idea. We think that their instincts take over like a mouse. We thought she definitely had to have died but she was fatter than ever! ;)
     
  6. Abriana

    Abriana Spicy Sugar Cookie

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    This makes me feel a bit better, at least. I figure she’ll come to the kitchen because that’s where the food is. If the homemade trap doesn’t work then I will buy one.
     
  7. cassie

    cassie Crowing

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    I found my lost hamster in the couch cushions.
     
  8. DellaMyDarling

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    BTDT!

    She'd get out, usually by means of a small child, and we'd struggle to catch her for weeks at a time.

    It was typical to be watching late night TV and catch sight of her zipping across the living room.
    Definitely caused a few friends to choke on popcorn.

    I did eventually find her preferred nest, where I could go fetch her from when she got out. It was in a pile of Terry cloth towel cuts inside my sewing cabinet.
     
  9. janiedoe

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    My daughter had a white rat that she dearly loved. She had company and the rat, Roxanne was running free. Someone left the front door open and the rat escaped. She looked everywhere for two days. On day three her neighbor called and told her Roxanne was scratching on her front door. :)
    Keep the faith.
     
  10. ButtonquailGirl14

    ButtonquailGirl14 Crossing the Road

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    I hope you find her!
     
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