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Itchy Hamster; healthy?

We have our classroom hamster for the summer. I've noticed that she seems to scratch a lot when in her apartment/sleep area. We clean her cage weekly and I often change the bedding in her apartment mid-week. I have not noticed any insects, but wonder if there is something bothering her. Any suggestions?

Atomman7 years ago
Its perfectly normal, just like a dog scratches all the time. But if it gets really bad, you can take it to the vet.