There is a view that there was no need to water the hamsters, they supposedly enough of the moisture, which they get from fresh vegetables and fruits. But one can hardly agree with this, because for any living creature on our planet the moisture necessary for life. So do not forget that every day, your hamster drink clean water, even if you regularly include in his diet of juicy vegetables, fruit and berries.
To water the hamster, you can buy at the pet store special trough. They are different in scope and consist of the measuring Cup and tube with a ball. When the hamster is thirsty, he comes to the drinking bowl and the tongue licks the ball located on the end of the tube of the Cup - the ball spins, and the animal arrives fresh and clean water. Sippy cups are typically installed between the bars of the cage, which contained animals, but if your hamster lives in an aquarium, you can buy a Cup equipped with a suction Cup.
Also for little baby hamsters who are not yet able to independently approach the toy or for very lazy individuals (and some hamsters are extremely lazy libocany) will fit conventional pipette, which can collect water and bring it directly to the muzzle of the animal. Using the eyedropper, you will be able to ensure that your pet always was filled with.
If you have a stainless steel sink, which accumulate water droplets, you can just let go of the hamster. So you kill two birds – your pet will be able to walk around and drink water. Only be careful that such trips were made regularly, at least twice a day to the hamster didn't suffer from lack of moisture.
Hamsters can drink a simple clean boiled water, but these animals are also very fond of milk and do not give up fruit juice (diluted with water that was not too sweet) or fruit compotes. Also useful will offer hamsterm fruit, vegetables, grated carrots and berries.
Advice 2: How to convince parents to buy a hamster
At the pet store you saw the hamsters and wanted to get home these funny animals. It would seem that little fluffy ball should not create problems. But here's the thing: parents with doubts nod, not wanting to get you a pet. What should I do?
For starters, leave all the thoughts and ideas of what to secretly bring the hamster home, feed, water him frankly and as "quietly" to get behind him, in the hope that when your secret is revealed, parents will be allowed to leave the animal at home.
Most likely, such secrets will not help and your pet at risk on the street. Needless to say that the hamster was on the street, doomed to death. So if you are determined to get that animal, do it openly.
Best any doubt wins the openness and facts. About the first we have already dealt with: talk to parents about the possible purchase of the animal in advance, so for anybody its appearance in the house was an unpleasant "surprise".
To convince households will allow information about hamsterX. Read a book for the maintenance of these animals (such literature is now easy to find even in bookstores), talk to the sellers at the pet store, ask them about the main difficulties you might face the owner of the hamster. Finally, it is easy to find specialized sites about rodents, as well as to read advice from experienced breeders of these animals.
After such information training you will be able to confidently answer all the questions that might be raised by your parents. In the first place, most likely, will be interested in: how you can care for an animal?
Tell us what hamster and harmless animal, which is easy to take up and let require regular but simple care. Note the simplicity of this animal: you can feed it vegetables, herbs, and special food for rodents is also very affordable.
Convince parentsthat you are going to clean the home of pet (by the way, for keeping a hamster is better to use special aquarium than a cage from which he can easily escape). Note that to get the hell out of you every other day to prevent the spread of odor in the apartment.
An additional advantage may be the mention of a friend who already has a pet. Seriousness of intent is to confirm and in order to prepare in advance the place you plan to put the container with the animal. Select a part of the apartment in which on the one hand, the hamster will be protected from sun, draught and moisture, and with another – will not be a hindrance to your parents.