I Have a Hamster

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 487 People

    I Had 3

    The first hamster I got was in 2004. It was a female chocolate brown hamster. She was vicious. Her name was Brownie. (How original, right? LOL.)  It took me over a year to tame her. I still have the scar on my finger where her teeth just about pierced all the way through my...
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    Mar 26, 2011

    ...or I Used To.

    Buddy was my first pet, so we kind of learned about pet care together!  (What is kind of sad is that I had my frist pet at 26 years old...)  He loved his runaround ball, and I usually put him in it while I worked on the computer.  One night I was doing just...
    Geode Geode
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jul 10, 2009

    Hamster Fudge :)

    My hamster is called Fudge and I love him soooooo much! :) :) He is very fond of escaping, he likes getting into the bathroom a lot. He is reckless...we've had to pull up floorboards to save him, we've ripped off two skirting boards and he even got into the living room wall once...
    aredherring aredherring
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 14, 2008

    My Hamster'd Died : (

     now the cage is empty...and there s still some of her fave food left. she s such a sweet baby, white hair, smart and cute.
    Scarlettt Scarlettt
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 10, 2008

    Me and my girlfriend were at Pet smart

    and she wanted to get a hamster, me, who has never had a small rodent pet before, was VERY anxious about it since it would be staying with me. When we got her, we named her Primrose, or Prim for short. She's a short haired orange-brownish and white hammy. When we first got her...
    americankittyg6 americankittyg6
    18-21, F
    Jan 7, 2015
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    1 Response May 6, 2015

    Little 'un

    and hammy is his namo
    Donalh Donalh
    22-25, M
    Mar 7, 2009

    Rip Nessa

    March of 2011, I got a hamster. A little baby black hamster that looked like a tiny bear. She was literally my world...my child. i know that seems weird for a hamster...but...she took my heart. she stayed at my ex boyfriends house. i went to see her everyday. mind you i lived...
    jessicakennedy jessicakennedy
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 19, 2012

    A Growing Family

    I have a short haired calico syrian female named Cinnamon.  She's my little baby.  I want to get more hamsters, as I have discovered I dearly enjoy caring for them. I'd like to get a pair of dwarves; either robos or winter whites. Update: I did get two winter white...
    brokenxtooxoften brokenxtooxoften
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jul 4, 2007

    Got a new hammy <3 his names Bean.

    Soooo cute. Hamster #7!!!!
    kenzieburr kenzieburr
    18-21, F
    Jul 15, 2015

    I'm Afraid of My Hamster

    I bought a honey bear hamster a few weeks ago because I had a gerbal when I was younger and loved it. I decided to get a hamster because I had never had one. Big mistake. Its been 10 years since I had the gerbal that was killed on my bed by my cat when I was sleeping. First I...
    BehindMyMind BehindMyMind
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 20, 2007

    My Teddy, Dylan

    Hes my most favorite hamster EVER. I used to have one named Max but he died on St.Patrik's Day and it was only his third month with me and when Dylan dies I'm either getting another hamster or a bunny.
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    1 Response Jun 30, 2011

    I just bought a hamster two days ago,

    his name Marley, but all he does it's just sleep,, all day long, at evening he just wake up for play the wheels less then two minutes and he back to sleep again, in the middle of the night I heard him make the noise, think he playing 😕😕😕it's he alright???
    Kiwijjuices Kiwijjuices
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jun 20, 2014

    I Used To..

    It was my sisters and she didn't take good care of it so I took it. I would play with it and even taught it little tricks, like it were a dog (begging, stand etc.) one night I went to go to open her cage but she didn't come running out from underage bedding in her cave. I took...
    Starr11 Starr11
    18-21, F
    Sep 10, 2012

    Two !

     heh i called them Blip and Klip :P Blip is the girl and Klip the boy.. we got them two days ago. i love watching them running and running in the wheel. my aunt doesn want to touch them but is ok :)
    amysangels amysangels
    22-25, F
    19 Responses May 24, 2010

    Niki Manaj !

    i love my fancy dawrf hammy she is so cute all light gray with a long black stripe down her back SOOO adorable and eats cute to i love my fluffy, squishy, funny, little buddy.
    LoveISHateHateISLove LoveISHateHateISLove
    13-15, F
    Mar 6, 2011

    I just got a new Syrian named Toshizo!

    He's so cute ^_^ I hope I'll be able to tame him :)
    bubbleswirl bubbleswirl
    18-21, F
    Aug 15, 2015
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    Mar 23, 2015

    My First Pet, Lyon

    My younger brother actually got a hamster from one of our cousins.  This little one was a male and about a month old.  He had a scar just right under his belly; he got it from his mother somehow, must of been a naughty little rat.  Well, we had this large cage...
    FallenGrace FallenGrace
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 26, 2009


    My hamster's name is Mizu. I just got her a week ago. She is a Syrian "Golden" hamster. Right now, she's still afraid of me. Hopefully soon she will get comfortable enough to let me hold her. I'm in the process of building her a bin cage because she will grow out of the...
    silverlining silverlining
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jun 25, 2007

    My hamster, Leonardo is

    so adorable! He just got himself a brad new cage, it's huge! He keeps running around in it so happily :) (the picture is him in his old cage)
    BaeLeaf BaeLeaf
    13-15, F
    Oct 5, 2015


    I HAD a hamster. But but she died. I did not join this group. I was >put< into this group when I created a FREAKIN' MEMORIAL for my hamster. Seems pretty stupid of EP to put people in the I have a hamster (emphasis on have) because they created a memorial because they had...
    katnipkitkat katnipkitkat
    41-45, F
    Oct 18, 2012

    New Life Old Life

    It was the day of 10th November 2006 The day was a Thursday My School had the day of because it was A teacher in my School's funeral and I was moping around a bit and we were planning to get me a Hamster on the weekend but my mum saw I was a bit sad and asked wether I would like...
    xxCaliforniaxxbabexx xxCaliforniaxxbabexx
    Apr 4, 2008
    elizabit1 elizabit1
    31-35, F
    2 Responses May 17, 2014

    My Little Ball Of Fluff

    This Christmas I got the cutes little ham puff from the pet store. His name is Noel and he is a Safire Blue Winter White. He was two months old when I got him. He is the craziest! He is fearless! He will climb andthing and take on anyone. If I hold out my hand and tell him to...
    crimsonserenity711 crimsonserenity711
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 18, 2010

    so recently, my brother got me two hamsters

    and it's my first time to have them as pets can you guys tell me what type of hamsters they are ?
    HappyYevs HappyYevs
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Oct 10, 2015


    My hamster Milfered died last month. It was very sad because for me he is the equivilent of a dog or cat. Whenever I sopke to him he seemed to know I was speaking to him and he never tried to escape or bite. Almost a week later my mom brings home a white and butterscotch colored...
    EszterRose EszterRose
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 21, 2012


    Just Writing this to my lovely little hamster, Alfie. His been unwell for some time, and after taking him to the vets and giving him his antibiotics, his not getting any better, & has deteriorated over night. We are going to take him to the vets but I just know they are going to...
    YumYummyEw YumYummyEw
    18-21, F
    May 9, 2011

    Kimi is my hamster.. Omg he is

    so very cute with his white long hair... but I don't know why he acts crazy when I clean his cage?!!
    monafm monafm
    18-21, F
    Jan 22, 2015

    Junior The Spider Hamster! (: Best Hamster Ever!

    My little guy is the coolest hamster I've ever had! His names Junior (the Senior is my boyfriend hahaha) and his parents (my boyfriend and I) love him to death! (: So why "Spider Hamster"? Well, hehe, watch this little video and you'll understand why! :D http://www...
    Punkie28 Punkie28
    18-21, F
    Nov 17, 2009

    Hamsters, Hamsters

    I have had hamsters for years.  Right now I  have two - Smokey Joe and Tommy.  Tommy looks almost like the group logo.  They are the coolest little people.  Smokey is getting pretty old so he is  not all that active anymore but Tommy is hell on...
    MTBunnyLuv MTBunnyLuv
    46-50, F
    1 Response Feb 15, 2009

    I am obsessed with my hamster.

    He is like a child, accept he is actually cute and has never bit anyone.
    livefreensing livefreensing
    22-25, F
    Oct 17, 2014


    We have a white long haired female hamster called Raspberry that We bought on Xmas Eve last year.
    alabastardragon alabastardragon
    36-40, M
    Jun 29, 2007

    More Than One Actually

    Over the last 4 years I have had several hamsters. My frist was a teddy bear hamster, I got him in 2005 he lived for about 2 1/2 years. My next two i got in early 2007. One was a panda hamster, he only lived a year and a half, he had a broke tooth, that we couldn't tell what...
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    2 Responses Apr 5, 2009

    Shasta And Sam

    I have a hamster named shasta, but who she really belongs to is my mini schnauzer sam. They love each other, I have moved the cage to the ground now and everyday he sits and watches her and puts his nose to the glass when she comes close. At night he sleeps by her cage and when i...
    Heather1443 Heather1443
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 7, 2011


    My hamster is named she's a syrian hamster and is always getting pregnant usually she eats her kids because my little sister tries to touch them and disturbs her during the night when she crawls out of the cradle. Hammy has recently severly injured the father becaus ei didn't...
    Melikehamsters Melikehamsters
    18-21, F
    Aug 29, 2012
    romanalanski romanalanski
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 28, 2014

    My Mimi

    This is Mimi !! she's the cutest hamster ever xxoo 
    wecannottrust wecannottrust
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 17, 2011


    My dwarf hamster is 2 years old. Her name is Elephant. Her butt is ADORABLE!!! I even got a ball to run around in, but it broke.
    nickiliz21 nickiliz21
    13-15, F
    Dec 17, 2011

    I Had 11 Hamsters But Now 5

    My hamster was pregnant and she had 6 pups. I raised them all and took them into a rescue group. All of the hamsters names are; Honey, Chubs, Buddy, Timmy, Sweetie, Tanner, Jakey, Lilly, Phil, and Moo. I love them all, I take great care of them. I have 2 syrian hamsters. The...
    hasbrogrl74 hasbrogrl74
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 9, 2011


    I just wanted to tell everyone about my albino hamster Majora. I named after the game in Legend of Zelda video game series. I pretty much consider him my lil baby. I'll have him on my shoulder while I'm on the computer. For some odd reason he likes to jump, He'll jump from arms...
    Zoraluv Zoraluv
    18-21, F
    Jul 26, 2012

    Fluffy Bum

    i am the very proud owner of a pet hamster.he is with out a doubt the fluffiest hamster i have ever seen,..his name is obviously fluffy bum.it always brings a smile to my face when he comes out at night.the first thing he does when he gets up is have a drink of water then he...
    clayantony clayantony
    41-45, M
    1 Response Feb 15, 2009


    I have two Chinese Dwarf Hamsters named Octopus and Alligator. I don't know why I chose those names, but I figured they fit. I love my hamsters so much. They're so cute, and sweet. I love to let them run around my room, except they get lost VERY easily. Octopus and Alligator are...
    EmylovesBen EmylovesBen
    22-25, F
    May 18, 2012

    so after staying up in the early morning hours

    many nights, I have concluded that all hamster cages intended for hamster made in the US are pieces of junk and are too small. now, you can make bin cages I understand that, but I mean commercial cages that are sold in the U.S. I have found some really nice cages, but they are...
    sxvenfxld sxvenfxld
    13-15, F
    Feb 1, 2016

    Hamsters Are Brilliant.

    I have had hamsters since i was 7, They where the first pets i Had all of my Own. I started of with Harriot who lived until she was 2, then i had Hammy who lived untill she was 11/2. then Eric who was fluffy and lived for 21/2 years. after him was Leo who lived until he was...
    Leah21 Leah21
    18-21, F
    Apr 12, 2009

    I have 3 adorable fluffballs.

    Their names are Chiri, sandy and blossom. They came about after I looked after a friends hamster and I successfully persuaded my mum to let me get 1 which turned into three. Any one who wants one, get one the are the best little creature that could ever happen to you. For more...
    Nickstar13 Nickstar13
    16-17, F
    Aug 10, 2014

    My Hammie♥

    i have a hamster.. which is a gift for me..by someone i really don't know.. i literally don't know.. its actually two hamster, a girl and a boy. I had them for like 7 months now. the girl died, because i think she's is weak already when i had her && i had the proper care...
    pandaeatingworm pandaeatingworm
    18-21, F
    Nov 12, 2009

    his name is Hershel after the old man on the

    walking dead. hes cool he just sleeps all day
    kate2000 kate2000
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jan 19, 2014
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