Hamster chewing?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by TheDuckCrew, Jul 27, 2010.

  1. TheDuckCrew

    TheDuckCrew Songster

    Feb 21, 2009
    Connecticut
    I just recently got a hamster [​IMG] finally! Her name is Rhino [​IMG] But anyways, I got her a nice tank and wire cage made to fit on top of the tank and plenty of chew toys, a wheel, two water bottles, a ball, two huts and food of course. But she STILL chews on her cage! It's not even only the wire part of the cage, she chews on the tank too. There's some sort of glue like substance to hold the walls together, well yeah, she chews on that. What should I do? Even one of her huts is edible!
     
  2. ladycrotalus

    ladycrotalus Songster

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    Jun 14, 2009
    Massena, NY
    Its normal for them to chew the silicone. Not much you can do, just keep providing her with chewies. Try different things see which one she likes best. I find they love to shred cardboard. Maybe give her an empty kleanex box and some toilet paper tubes. Get some apple tree branches and try those too.
    I have a charcoal teddy bear hamster who still doesnt have a name in the Crittertrail Discovery Deluxe cage.
     
  3. MomtoSyd&Emma

    MomtoSyd&Emma Songster

    Jul 13, 2009
    Southern VA
    Every hamster we have ever owned no matter how many chew things we have given them all seem to find the aquarium sealant at some point! lol
     
  4. TheDuckCrew

    TheDuckCrew Songster

    Feb 21, 2009
    Connecticut
    thank you! i just wanted to make sure i wasn't doing anything wrong or that could possibly hurt rhino. so thanks for the help!
     

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