Register FAQ Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Front Page

Ads by Google

Go Back   Hamster Central > >


Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-11-2017, 03:08 PM   #1
Allys Hamsters
Newborn Pup
Allys Hamsters's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2015
Posts: 16
Unhappy Injured hamster

My 2 year old Syrian, May, I had found blood in her cage so I immediately got her out to check if she was alright but I found a cut on her underside near her tail. I've cleaned the cut with some saline solution but I was wondering if there is anything else I should do.
Allys Hamsters is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2017, 07:41 PM   #2
The Hamtologist
Drago's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2016
Location: Southern United States
Posts: 2,861
Default Re: Injured hamster

As long as it's been cleaned and she's on a soft, non-irritating bedding, then there isn't much more you need to do other than monitor her. Check daily to ensure it's healing. It should begin to scab over and then eventually fall off, but if it begins swelling or looking oozy, it has become infected and should be checked out by a vet. Do you have any idea what could have caused this cut?
Drago is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2017, 09:17 PM   #3
Thin Lizzy
Hamster Warrior
Thin Lizzy's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: Lanarkshire, Scotland
Posts: 15,575
Default Re: Injured hamster

You've done right with the saline solution and like Drago said, check daily that it's healing, if it comes infected then a vet visit would be needed to get prescribed antibiotics.
Mom To Gorgeous Noah
Over The Rainbow Bridge - Master Harvey 2 years & 5 months, Twinkle 'The Diva' 1 year & 8 months, Archie 2 years & 3 months & Xena 2 years & 9 months. Forever loved by T-Liz.
Thin Lizzy is offline   Reply With Quote

cleaned, cut, found, tail, underside, hamster, injured

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Parts of this site powered by vBulletin Mods & Addons from DragonByte Technologies Ltd. (Details)
Copyright 2003-2020, Hobby Solutions
All times are GMT -7. The time now is 04:22 AM.