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Old 08-13-2019, 08:53 PM   #1
Join Date: Aug 2019
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Post Hello! I am new and have one hamster

Hello! I am Drake and I have one hamster, a dwarf (Campbell I think) named Hildebert. I have had two other hamsters, Hamo and Hambone, who were brothers, but they both died very quickly, according to the vet from a stomach parasite. But Hildebert has lived for over a year and a half and is very good and we love him he is our hammie king. I will be leaving for college, and thankfully the school allows one caged pet per student, so Hildebert will be my roommate this year. I'm wondering, how should I help take care of him in his old age? He is becoming a lot more lethargic and less social or exploratory than before. He loves peanuts, and I give him one unsalted peanut a day along with his normal food (mixed grains, seeds, and nuts) and I of course clean his cage regularly and give him water. I want to know how to keep him healthy for as long as possible, because it would be great to see him through my freshman year at least, and I have read that Hamsters of his breed can live up to 2 1/2 years to 3. Thanks for you help!
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