It is important to know that these rodents - the animals night. Day after escaping from prison, your animal is likely to hide somewhere in a secluded corner. But late in the evening or at night he comes out of hiding and start running around the apartment in search of food. So in advance, put somewhere near the house of hamster food and water. Baby necessarily interested in this treat. And most importantly you to seize the moment and catch the animal with a towel or piece of fabric. Immediately transfer it to a cage or aquarium. Gently vipustite hamster from the matter to avoid damage to sensitive paws and nose.
If a hamster did not come out from his hiding place, will have to look for it themselves. It is not very easy, as these rodents are quite compact and can fit in any gap. And love to hide in soft, warm, dark places. So it makes sense to look for the hamster in cabinets, shelves with clothes, near the battery, on the bed under the covers. Hamsters are very quickly climb, and you need to check not only the lower tiers of furniture. They can even climb on the table, clinging paws for the long tablecloth.
Sometimes, hamsters are so cleverly hiding that they cannot be found in the apartment. The reason for the unrest there. Sooner or later you'll catch the animal. And the main thing now that he had access to food and water. So every time before bed, leave on the floor a saucer of clean water, grain, fresh vegetables.
Gradually, the hamster gets used to the owners, becomes a hand, no longer hide. But if you let the animal run around the apartment, it is better not to leave it unattended. He can chew the Wallpaper, furniture and even taste the electric wire. Therefore, it is better to keep a hamster at home in a spacious cage. And in the summer it can make walking outside to where he had a good run.
Advice 2 : How to catch a hamster in the apartment
Hamsters — the real experts at escaping. These little furry creatures are different from other Pets, your increased activity and a constant desire to action. Moreover, these animals are so nimble and agile that can fit even in the tiniest spaces. Escaped hamster, it is important to quickly find, before he has a chance to make trouble in them is not horrible.
Searches hamster should start with the most secret places in the apartment. These include: space for furniture and cabinets, various drawers and shelves, boxes, backpacks, handbags, shoes, bottom and back of electrical appliances having cavities.
If the hamster in any of the secret places to be found, his journeys can be traced using the bait. On the floor, you should pour a handful of sunflower seeds, and around it a little flour or corn starch. Animal, eat the bait, flee to their hideout, leaving on the floor small white marks, which will not be difficult to calculate its location.
Next to the bait can scatter bits of foil or cellophane. By doing this, you must turn off the lights and wait for the appearance of the animal, carefully listening to every sound coming from the lure.
If the hamster lives at home is already quite a long time and have grown accustomed not only to the hands and the voice of the master, but also to his nickname, the probability of the rapid capture is greatly increased. The owner must be just to entice the animal by name, for example, "Shary, Shary, Shary". There is a strong likelihood that the happy hamster out of his hiding place and return to its burrow.
To catch the hamster in the apartment, you can use the special safe trap for rodents which is a box, luring animal, but not killing him. It is, as a rule, the so-called "trap a live mouse.
There is another effective way to catch an escaped hamster. To the bottom three-liter jars or other tall vessel with slippery edges need to place any treat that has quite a distinct smell. Before the jar on the floor, one should build hills, for example, from books or magazines, resembling a ladder. It's the need to put the trap. All this is, of course, for ease of penetration hamster in a jar. A hungry animal will climb from books and magazines, coming down for food into the jar and back out.