Is it bad to put a hamster in a wet cage?
To clean a hamster cage after wet tail, you will have to disinfect the cage. Clean the cage and then spray it with disinfectant spray that you buy at the pet store. Ask for something safe for hamsters. Get new bowls and a new water bottle. Disinfect anything that will be going back into the cage.
Wet tail in a hamster is not transferable to a person. When a hamster has wet tail, the main symptom is diarrhea.
Yes. The hamster's should be separated, the cage should be cleaned completely, and the hamster should receive immediate medical attention or else it may die.
Wet tail is basically hamster diarrhea. You will notice that the hamsters feces is no longer solid. The cage may smell bad, despite cleaning (although you should continue to keep it clean). As the name tells you, the hamster will also have wet feces around its tail and bottom. It will need to be treated or the hamster could die. There are over the counter remedies sold at most pet stores.
Every 6 days, but its a good idea to remove wet woodshavings from wherever in the cage the hamster urinates every day. or once a week
My hamster had mold in her cage and has wet tail she is a baby and she won't eat or drink what should I do PS I only want to know if there IS something I can do?
Well first of all there should not be mold in a hamsters cage. Try taking your hamster out of the cage and keep her/him in something else for a while. Scrub his/her cage really well, get hamster "cage clean" to get the stink out. Your hamster should be fine.
You will need: Bedding (Aspen wood shavings, Carefresh, ect) Cage (store bought, homemade, old fish tank, ect) Food (Hamster Diet, Carefresh, ect) Bottle (hamster bottle, Bowl) Toys (Chews, wheel, loofa, tubes, ect) Step 1. get your cage and fill it with your bedding, spread it evenly (if your cage is one level, put extra in one corner.) step 2. Add toys (if you are using chews, put 1-3 in per cage *if your hamster is… Read More
You need to clean out the cage once a week. You should not need to bathe your hamster (although I do once every few months). NEVER put anything in your hamster's anus - they poop it all out. If, however, your hamster's nether regions are wet, it may have wet tail (diarrhea) and you should rush to a pet store for a product called DryTail that works well or bring the hamster to a vet… Read More
Try not to disturb your hamster and just dispose of soiled bedding but do not clean the cage until it's wet tail is cured. You have to take it to a vet or else it will die
It probably has a disease so you should take it to the vet and clean their cage
A hamster with a wet tail, could have wet tail, which is a condition caused by stress. If your hamster is acting normal (eating, drinking etc) that's one worry gone. Does your hamster have a clean cage? If not then it is probably just wee from soiled bedding. If yes, chances are it could be wey tail. Wet tail in hamsters is serious and most hamsters will die untreated. Take your hamster to the vet… Read More
You can say that but you should never hold a hamster on its first day home. It needs time to relax after a stressful ride home in a car and put in a strange cage. If it gets too stressed, it could get wet tail, a fatal disease caused by stress.
If you just got a new hamster just put him in his cage. If he doesn't move much, you need to give him some space. (Leave a little light in the room, and prevent loud noises.) If your hamster is old and doesn't move much, be very careful. They are very fragile and have a higher risk of catching wet tail at an old age. (Wet tail is an illness that causes death in rodents.)
it will get a really bad cold and be sick
Wet Tail Hamsters can get wet tail which is a bacterial decease caused by stress or an unbalanced diet this decease is more common with the Syrian Hamster. The symptoms of wet tail are: - Diarrhoea, - The hamster will move slow all the time, - Around the anus becomes sticky and it will look wet, - The hamster will be very quiet, - He or she wont eat there food. If your hamster is… Read More
First, put your hamster in it's hamster ball or a container so it's out of the way. Take all of the hamster toys out and set them aside for washing unless it's a wooden toy like a chew toy or a hideaway house that's made out of wood or sticks. Then, if you have a wire cage take the top off so theres only the bottom of the cage and the old bedding. Get a… Read More
My hamster has been sleeping a lot but yesterday her bottom was all wet and smells really bad then just a bit a go she lost a clump of hair Her R eye was all gooped closed and we cleaned her up?
This is really bad. Your hamster might have wet tail. During wet tail, your hamster isn't active, has a wet bottom/tail, and MIGHT lose fur and have diarrhea. The eye part I don't know, but you can't deal with this by yourself. Go to the vet!
What is wrong with your hamster it has a bit of dried blood on its underbelly but no diarrhea on him or in cage so not wet tail and is otherwise active and healthy can anyone help?
perhaps its on its period or more likely cut itself somewhere in the cage
Please don't use that stuff. All that does is hides the symptoms or it makes wet tail happen. Keep your hamster cage cleaner than usual and give it lots of vegetables and meats.
You can prevent wet tail by causing your hamster no stress. I will insert some things that may stress out your hamster. Changing diet Waking them up Too much handling Moving house Moved places during a holiday Loud noises Scaring them Incorrect Care And other things that may stress them out. Wet tail is when a hamster is stressed and they have a bad case of diarrea. I will insert some signs. Hamsters are PREY… Read More
It is not bad. It is not bad because that's how they clean themself since they cant get wet with water ir anything else. Dont worry
To bathe a hamster you will need 2 small rags a cup of warm water 1 big towel hamster treats First, you will need to pull you hamster out of his cage and put him on the big towel with some treats. Second, wet your rag and gently wipe your hamster with it. If you are removing ticks add a bit of unflavored Listerine to the rag. After he/she is moist, take the dry rag… Read More
You shouldn't clean the actual hamster. If you're talking about the bedding, then you check for wet spots and such daily, and its best to change the bedding weekly. It's best to clean the actual cage monthly, with a safe detergent.
a hamster will get wet tail from stress or because it is unhappy or because your hamster does not have enough space to play in :)
Usually if your hamster has diaria it mean it has wet tail and usually when a hamster has wet tail it dies sorry.
DONT FEED YOUR HAMSTER LETTUCE! It's a poison and will give them a fatal disease called wet tail. Carrots can be fed to your hamster, but chop it up and give your hamster one piece a week, if you give you pet too much carrot, it could get wet tail. To check if your hamster has wet tail, just look at its tail. If the tail looks wet, you hamster will have wet tail, or… Read More
You can use a cat litter scoop to remove the old/wet bedding. Then sprinkle in new bedding. If there is any odor, you can neutralize it with pet odor exterminator candles from PetProductsByRoyal.com
your hamster probably has wet tail. A disease where hamsters eat too much fresh fruit and veg. because there is too mush water in fruit and veg. Stop feeding him fruit ang veg. and take your hamster to the vet as soon as possible. Also remember to clean your hamsters cage regularly
All hamsters can get wet tail. Try not to get the hamster wet and don't use cat litter in its toilet. My sister did this and the next day the hamster had wet tail.
How does a Hamster get Wet-Tail? Wet-tail, also know as Proliferative Ileitis, is a stress related bacterial disease which is very contagious. It occurs in small animals such as Syrian hamsters. (Dwarf hamsters do not get wet tail but the can suffer from diahrroea.) It is usually contracted when your pet is stressed, usually when you first get the pet. The hamster you get could already have Wet-tail, yet not all the symptoms are noticeable… Read More
You can use a cat litter scoop to get the worst spots and then sprinkle in new bedding. You need to make sure you DO NOT distrub the nest in any way. If there is any odor you can always neutralize it with pet odor exterminator candles in the room from PetProductsByRoyal.com
Check to see if his/her tail is wet. If it is your hamster has wet tail. If it turns out it does have wet tail, you should get medication as soon as possible. Wet tail can be fatal.
No, 'wet tail' is a bacterial infection that gives the hamster severe, and often fatal diarrhea.
Wet tail can cause severe diarrhea in hamsters. It usually last between 3-5 days and can be life threatening for the hamster. The end of the hamsters tail may appear wet or soiled. As well as this the hamster becomes very lethargic and irritable. If you hamster shows any of those signs the hamster needs to be taken to the vet as soon as possible. Often wet tail can kill a hamster within 24 hours.
No! What you need to do is... *Wet a cloth with nice water not too hot and not too cold just nice and toasty *Put the Hamster/Gerbil on the cloth and wipe the cloth on your Hamster/Gerbil and dont put it by the face or eyes!!! *Turn the cloth over and put nice pet shampoo made for Rabbits,Guinea Pigs,Hamster,and Gerbil *Wipe the cltoh on the body rememeber not by the Head or Eyes! But you… Read More
Usually it is because the hamster's cage gets too dirty, the hamster's diet has too much green veggies or too little water, or the hamster got wet and did not get dried off.
Very often, since it's not ventilated like a wire cage. You should get rid of the wet bedding every day and clean it completely with soap once a week.
Step 1 Look for the right hamster to buy. An ideal hamster is between 4 and 7 weeks old; hamsters are easier to tame when they're young. There are two types of hamster: the golden hamster and the Siberian or dwarf hamster. The golden hamster is available in a variety of colors and fur variations, while the smaller dwarf hamster comes in only a few colors. However, the big difference between the two is that… Read More
No they cannot. It usually can kill them in 48 hours. You should make an appointment at your veterinarian hospital. well.....no mine had wet tail & it survived!!!:)she is a long haired teddy bare hamster she is beautiful......what you do is go to the local pet store & ask a clerk about hamsters or Guinea pig wet tail medicine.it is not that much money($12) and it realy realy helps!!!it comes with a little dropper that… Read More
OMG! Well he could have, a bad rash, an infection, or even wet tail... I have never heard of a hamster dieing that way. I'm sorry if that happened to you.
your hamster maybe is sick,and if it is then take it to the vet!
Well, I always put the hamster in a cardboard box. This always works for me. I have several hamsters and am even able to put multiple hamsters in one box at the same time, but this only works if the hamsters live together and get along. However I never take more than about 1 hour per cage so it may/ may not help to try to shorten the time it takes for you to clean… Read More
If your hamster gets wet, you need to make sure they are kept warm for the next day or so because it could result in them getting flu
Get to an vet with in 24 hours. There's an 50% chance that your hamster will die. Wet tail is an deadly Diease you all hamsters.
Well, all I know is that "wet tail" is a very deadly sickness to hamsters... If you hear that your hamster has wet tail, take it to a vet!
wet food kill hamster because they wet tail
maybe it is sweating or it is wet from its water bottle
When your hamster starts to act strange does that mean that something is wrong Is the hamster going to die?
Depends. Sometimes it could be something like wet tail wich does kill them. Go and see a vet if in doubt but my hamster did not have a wet tail
NOOO!!! DO NOT BATHE THEM!! If a hamster gets wet, it could give the pneumonia and possibly kill them! So no, a hamster CAN NOT be bathed.
Your hamster could be acting 'odd' if it doesn't have enough outside of the cage time (in an exercise ball and/or even a hamster pen), or maybe for a medical reason. If a hamsters cage isn't cleaned properly it is very very very easy for them to get a disease called "wet tail". The name of the disease basically says it all. They have antibiotics in any pet stores and I even saw them in… Read More