Hamsters are mammals that fall into the class of rodents, thesame family group as mice and rats. Rodent actually means “to gnaw” in Latin – so you can have a pretty good idea what hamsters are inclined to do. Rodents (hamsters included) all have incisor teeth which grow throughout their lives. Here are some interesting questions and answers about these furry pocket pals, the hamster. Hamster facts »»

Pet Rodents

(Guinea pigs, Hamsters, Rats)

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Hamster factsHamsters are mammals that fall into the class of rodents, thesame family group as mice and rats. Rodent actually means “to gnaw” in Latin – so you can have a pretty good idea what hamsters are inclined to do. Rodents (hamsters included) all have incisor teeth which grow throughout their lives. Here are some interesting questions and answers about these furry pocket pals, the hamster.