Discussion in 'I Have a Question...' started by Concrete_Angel, Jul 30, 2014.

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  1. Concrete_Angel

    Concrete_Angel Forum Buddy

    I have no idea where to put this thread, so please feel free to move it etc

    Well this may sound really strange but I have a hamster and today he's not been able to open his eyes and he hasn't been eating either but he has been drinking but he's still moving about. I don't know what to do, whether to take him to the vets or just wait a bit longer? I tried searching the problem on google but I can't find anything! He is nearly 2 so he's getting on a bit but he means the world to me would be grateful if somebody could reply thankyou :)
  2. Terry

    Terry Antiquities Friend Staff Alumni

    Sounds like old age has caught up with him :(
    I think you might need to brace yourself for loss.
  3. JmpMster

    JmpMster Have a question? Message Me Staff Member Forum Owner ADMIN

    I am sorry Angel - smaller animals like hamsters have relatively short life spans, and there is seldom anything vets can do- keep him/het comfy and hope for th ebest but not much else can be done that I am aware of. It is sad and hard though with any pet :hug:
  4. total eclipse

    total eclipse SF Friend Staff Alumni

    I am sorry hun have you tried wiping his eyes with cool cloth perhaps that my help hugs
  5. Concrete_Angel

    Concrete_Angel Forum Buddy

    I tried wiping his eyes with some cotton wool and he has one eye open! Hopefully he is a strong hammy and will pull through and get better :) fingers crossed!
  6. Terry

    Terry Antiquities Friend Staff Alumni

    Well that's good! :D
    Hope this is a turning point.
  7. DrownedFishOnFire

    DrownedFishOnFire Seeing is Believing Forum Pro SF Supporter

    Make sure he is able to drink as little guys can get dehydrated fast.
  8. mulberrypie

    mulberrypie Well-Known Member

    how is your hamster doing now? x
  9. Concrete_Angel

    Concrete_Angel Forum Buddy

    He's doing brilliantly, I got him a new hut and he's settling into it brilliantly! And he's perked up loads!
  10. mulberrypie

    mulberrypie Well-Known Member

    yay :dancing_flower:
  11. Terry

    Terry Antiquities Friend Staff Alumni

    :happysmiles: Go that hammy!!!
  12. Twocky61

    Twocky61 Banned Member

    :freehug: for little Hammy :butterfly4: :butterfly3: :butterfly2:
  13. Petal

    Petal SF dreamer Staff Member Safety & Support SF Supporter

    I'm so glad the little hamster is doing better :hug:
  14. Concrete_Angel

    Concrete_Angel Forum Buddy

    Thankyou everyone :))
  15. Concrete_Angel

    Concrete_Angel Forum Buddy

    R.I.P hammy - he passed away a couple of months ago :(
  16. Aether

    Aether Well-Known Member

    I'm sorry for your loss :(
  17. Unknown_111

    Unknown_111 Forum Buddy Staff Alumni SF Supporter

    I am sorry for your loss. I know how much your hamster meant to you.
  18. Acy

    Acy Mama Bear - TLC, Common Sense Staff Member Safety & Support

    RIP Hammy. I'm sorry for your loss. *big hug*
  19. Witty_Sarcasm

    Witty_Sarcasm Eccentric writer, general weirdo, heedless heathen

    I am sorry to hear about your little hamster guy :hug: It is always hard losing pets, but at least you have the memories of him that will last forever :)
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