Register FAQ Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Navigation
Front Page
Forum
Gallery
Wiki

Ads by Google


Go Back   Hamster Central > >

Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-27-2017, 05:52 AM   #1
Goldenstar
Newborn Pup
 
Join Date: Jun 2017
Location: Scotland, UK
Posts: 36
Default Best Toys?

So, I'm going to buy lot's of toys for my little hamster as she is coming out of her shell and it turns out she is very hyper and has a lot of energy. This is both good and bad as she not only wakes me a lot through the night but my dad as well and wakes up super early for work.

So, I need toys that she will keep entered all night long. Does anyone have any suggestions?
Goldenstar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-27-2017, 06:05 AM   #2
Burakki
Adult Hamster
 
Burakki's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2017
Posts: 280
Default Re: Best Toys?

I've found that the best toys are the simplest ones. Toilet paper or kitchen towel rolls are always a good choice. There are multiple tutorials on how to turn them into toys. My Marti loves them even in the original form.
__________________

Mommy to Noir the antique book loving chinchilla
R.I.P. Prince Lemon - my fluffy baby. Ill never forget you. 23.09.2017 - 17.05.2018
R.I.P. Martina - my golden Queen. You were amazing. 14.02.2017 - 24.01.2019
Burakki is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-27-2017, 08:13 AM   #3
cypher
Dwarf whisperer
 
cypher's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: Wales UK
Posts: 23,318
Default Re: Best Toys?

Have a look through this thread, it might give you some ideas.
Top 5 buys?
Also have a look here for things to make. Some of the photos have gone now but it still might give you some ideas for freebies!
Hamster toys and accessories from recycled household items thread
__________________
Slave to Mriel.
Always loved, never forgotten, forever in my heart
T'ycor, Ziggy, Zephyr, Flynt, Mickle, Little Whisp, Zen, Zeki, Tinw & Zylvan
cypher is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2017, 06:35 PM   #4
alpacassei
PM Fluffy for custom title
 
alpacassei's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Location: Cornwall, UK
Posts: 1,062
Default Re: Best Toys?

what species is she? Egg cartons make good mazes for dwarf hamsters but Syrians are too big

My hamsters like when I hide food under substrate for them to dig around and find which keeps them entertained for a while. Another thing all my hamsters like is these chew toys made of wood and loofahs (they're a few 's at P@H), my friend's Syrian likes when you get one of the wooden ball toys (the kind that are made of wood woven together, idk how to describe them?) and stuff food in through the gaps so she have to chew the balls apart to get the food inside.
__________________
<3 Sunflower Custard, Bigfoot, Petal, Stormy, Flurry, Peach Crumble, Vanilla <3
___________
Angel hamsters: Francisco, Marcello, Peppermint, Mishka, Stephano, Sundae<3
alpacassei is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2017, 11:06 PM   #5
AprilPearl
Hamster Hugger
 
Join Date: Apr 2017
Location: London
Posts: 2,266
Default Re: Best Toys?

Honestly, the number one best toy (which is more of an essential really) is having a big enough wheel. The 12 inch silent runner is definitely Quigley's favourite toy! You mention that your hamster keeps you up at night. The great thing about the silent runner is that it is truly silent.

https://southwest-sugargliders.co.uk...-regular-wheel

The Arizona Skyline Ranch playpen from Zooplus was also a brilliant purchase. It's big enough to sit in with your hamster so they can climb all over you and improve your bond, and its escape proof. Not something you can put in a cage but I thought I would mention it.

Skyline Ranch Arizona Indoor Run | Free P&P £29+ at zooplus!

Quigley loves his sand bath too. That's relatively cheap to make. Just get some chinchilla sand (not dust!) and put it in a tray or bowl of some sort.

http://www.petsathome.com/shop/en/pe...-sand-15-litre

Whimzee dog chews are popular with most hamsters. You can buy them from Pets at home.

The Savic Rat tube is awesome. It's actually big enough for an adult syrian hamster to fit through, unlike most hamster tubes. I have two joined together attached to the top of Quigley's cage so he has a sort of tunnel bridge joining one platform to the other.

Savic Play Tunnel Giant Tube | Great deals on small pet accessories at zooplus!

Wooden bendy bridges are great for climbing on or under and for gnawing too.

Wicker Bridge for Small Pets at zooplus

There are plenty of chews and such that you can buy and, as already mentioned, lots of toys you can make, for example from toilet tubes. You can put some food inside a toilet tube and wrap it up in paper so your ham has to chew into it.
__________________
Mum to Quigley

Over the Rainbow:
Alfie, Kevin, Pip, Jordy, Scamp, Sooty, Mushu
AprilPearl is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
lot, night, toys, wakes

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 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Parts of this site powered by vBulletin Mods & Addons from DragonByte Technologies Ltd. (Details)
Copyright 2003-17, Hobby Solutions Inc.
All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:14 PM.