Hamsters and gerbils are popular pocket pets, and they're both suitable for kids. If
you're considering one of ... A gerbil's the better choice if you intend for your kids
to maintain the cage. ... By How Much Is the Gerbil Smaller Than the Hamster?
Sep 23, 2014 ... From mice to rats, hamsters to gerbils, when your child asks for one of these ...
generally, making them much better pets to watch than hamsters.
Oct 19, 2015 ... The fact that gerbils are so much more active than hamsters means that ... as to
whether gerbils or hamsters make better pets are their lifestyles.
I wil say this though; the hamsters tended to escape more than the gerbils. ... We
have had all of the above, and a pet store owner suggested rats. At first I was ...
Both animals are good choices for pets, especially if you've already have small
mammal .... I preferred the gerbils. They were more personable, gentler, and
better pets than hamsters, who don't really do much more than eat, sleep and bite
Oct 21, 2009 ... Unlike hamsters who are nocturnal, gerbils have alternating periods of ...
investment in your gerbil's supplies is likely to cost more than $100.
Although gerbils and hamsters both come from the rodent family and essentially
... hamsters were found in Syria in 1839 and have been held captive as pets or
test ... more than one hamster in a space that size will likely lead to a deadly fight.
The lifespan of a gerbil is significantly longer than that of most other .... all the
other hamsters I've owned have been great pets with brilliant and ...
Jul 17, 2016 ... The group of small rodents comprised of hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs, ... but
since hamsters are quite active the bigger the cage the better (and ... a larger
cage than is typically found in the guinea pig section at the pet store.
Jan 3, 2011 ... Males are relaxed and are more than happy to perch on your shoulder or lap. ...
But the syrian ones - the stereotypical pet hamsters are lovely.