Why Do Hamsters Bite Themselves?

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If a hamster is biting itself, it probably has some form of parasite or skin allergy. Fleas and mites sometimes live on hamsters, irritating its skin and causing it to bite and scratch itself. Wash the hamster with some pesticide shampoo. If hammie has a skin allergy, try and change the litter material and get some Fuciderm for the itchy skin.
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if they are biting themselves that means they are icthy and might have fleas or something.
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Like alot of creatures, hamsters tend to bite when they feel threatened because it is one of their only forms of protection. If they are biting their cages, it could just be boredom
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1. Allow your new hamster to settle in for a few days before handling it. It needs time to adapt to its new environment before it will feel secure enough for people to handle it.
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1. Let your hamster get used to its new surroundings. Pet experts recommend that the first three days you don't touch the hamster. 2. When you move your hand in its cage with your
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