When you started to pet a hamster at home, all you think is to give this little lovely friend a sweet home and let him like the home. Apart from a comfortable cage with food, bed and other pet supplies in it, toys are another part you should think about.
What toy will occur in your mind when you are going to get your hamster a toy? Hamster wheel. It is a necessary toy for hamster and hamster loves it so much. Hamster wheel is normal but classic to hamsters. Hamsters are born to run. In the wild, hamsters would travel miles every night in order to searching food and some hamsters in captivity have been reported to run up to 8km per night on their exercise wheels. They need lots of exercise and most pet hamsters love to use exercise wheels.
The best kind of hamster wheel has a solid surface (not rungs) that either attaches to the side of the cage or is free standing without side supports than span the wheel opening. The common wire wheel that looks like a ladder wrapped into a circle with side bar for support is not the best choice as it can cause injuries.
When talking about the hamster wheels, there is something you need to know about hamsters. Hamsters are nocturnal and generally use their wheel a lot at night. So, if you share your room with a hamster, a quiet wheel will be better and prepare a squirt of vegetable oil is a safe option for greasing squeaky wheels. And remember when you purchase a hamster wheel for your lovely furry guy; remember to make sure the size is suitable for your hamster.
Even though hamsters is so ordinary, there are various styles hamster wheels on the market such as hamster mouse lighting wheel, car-shaped hamster wheel and so on for your consideration.