||Seven weeks old|
||New Jersey, USA|
is new but I can have a lot of fun with him already. Already I am
seeing he has some unique talents. He can turn around in his tube almost
like a flip. When he was scared he leaped half way across the cage
(about half a foot). He loves to be cuddled though. If you take him out
which he is very good about he will scramble out of your hands unless
you make him feel safe and hold him against your stomach and pet his
When you pet a hamster when he is tired and he flips over that usually
means that they don't like it or that they want to bite you but not
Ranger. When he flips over that just means he wants his stomach rubbed
like a little puppy.
When you think of a hamster with this good of a temper that is new you
may think he is always like this but no. We had to help him get this
way. In fact when we got him he was hissing in the box. Yes, hissing,
like a cat. At least he didn't bite. It was a tough time getting him in
his cage, too, he wouldn't cooperate.
Some funny little facts is it seems like he knows what we are telling
him like if we are talking and say "Ranger," he lifts his head and if I
say "stand" he comes up and gets on his hind legs. He teethes on his metal
bars of his cage, and climbs the bars of his cage. The funniest fact
about him though, what makes Ranger, Ranger is he likes a particular
song. He perks up his ears when this song came on for the first time.
This song is Peanut Butter Jelly Time. Only Ranger would like a song as
odd as this.
All in all he is a friendly, lovable hamster who is equipped and ready
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