Long lived if not hassled!!

by Karen C
(Paignton, Devon UK)

Jerry, now 5 years old!

Jerry, now 5 years old!

I've had my little male Chinese hamster for 5, yes FIVE!, years!! He did live with his brother until 3.5 years ago when his brother sadly passed away. He has lived alone since and quite frankly, is happy as Larry... although his name is Jerry! I think they are wonderful and lovely fun to watch as they busy themselves but they do prefer not to be messed with and I think this is why he has survived to almost TWICE the normal age. Ideal for the less hand-on owners.

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