Updated February 04, 2019 by Tina Morna Freitas

The 7 Best Beddings For Hamsters

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This wiki has been updated 3 times since it was first published in January of 2019. When it's time to choose bedding for the cage of a tiny pet, like a hamster, keep in mind that anything scented or dusty is considered dangerous for your furry friend. While Aspen shavings are the only wood option considered safe, the ASPCA suggests simple paper. You may want to experiment with a few brands to see which one your rodent enjoys burrowing into the best. When users buy our independently chosen editorial selections, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best bedding for hamsters on Amazon.

7. Healthy Pet Critter Care Confetti

6. Small Pet Select Aspen

5. Kaytee Critter Trail Bedding Tray

4. Vitakraft Fresh World

3. Small Pet Select Premium

2. Kaytee Clean & Cozy

1. Carefresh Complete Natural

Editor's Notes

February 03, 2019:

Comfort as well as safety are a top priority when choosing bedding for a hamster, due to their delicate respiratory systems so we chose favorite formulas from top brands in the pet supply industry that really understand the needs of small pets. The Care Fresh Natural took the top spot because they make their own paper.


Tina Morna Freitas
Last updated on February 04, 2019 by Tina Morna Freitas

Tina Morna Freitas is a writer who lives in Chicago with her family and three cats. She has a B.A. in anthropology with a minor in English, and has built a freelance career over the years in writing and digital marketing. Her passions for cooking, decorating and home improvement contribute to her extensive knowledge of all things kitchen and home goods. In addition, her 20 years as a parent inform her expertise in the endless stream of toys and equipment that inevitably takes over the homes of most parents. She also enjoys gardening, making and sipping margaritas, and aspires to be a crazy cat lady once all the children are grown.


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