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    hey, my hamster is walking pretty weird lately. he is very old. in a month he will be 2 years old. but since a while ago he started walking with his butt lifted up? before he walks he just lifts up his butt and then starts walking. it seems pretty uncomfortable and I don't know if I should be worried about this? is it because he is an old hamster? or is it really something to worry about? I couldn't find anything on the internet about this
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    (Original post by justaquestion90)
    hey, my hamster is walking pretty weird lately. he is very old. in a month he will be 2 years old. but since a while ago he started walking with his butt lifted up? before he walks he just lifts up his butt and then starts walking. it seems pretty uncomfortable and I don't know if I should be worried about this? is it because he is an old hamster? or is it really something to worry about? I couldn't find anything on the internet about this
    Best to check with a vet. He may have hurt his leg or something. Pets at home have a vet.
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    Here's a link where you might find the answer:
    http://hamsterhideout.com/forum/topi...walking-funny/

    I suggest taking your hamster to the vet before anything terrible happens.
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    (Original post by Kindred)
    Best to check with a vet. He may have hurt his leg or something. Pets at home have a vet.
    i was thinking about that, I just wanted to know if it wasn't some kind of aging thing. but I guess I have to go to the vet. thanks!
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    (Original post by badmathkid)
    Here's a link where you might find the answer:
    http://hamsterhideout.com/forum/topi...walking-funny/

    I suggest taking your hamster to the vet before anything terrible happens.
    well I just changed my hamster from a small cage to a big cage, but he has been walking like this when I gave him another cage. but he has been kinda sick a lot. he had a tumor which suddenly just disappeared and he got another virus. I guess I have to go to the vet indeed thank you!
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    (Original post by justaquestion90)
    well I just changed my hamster from a small cage to a big cage, but he has been walking like this when I gave him another cage. but he has been kinda sick a lot. he had a tumor which suddenly just disappeared and he got another virus. I guess I have to go to the vet indeed thank you!
    Oh no. Have you tried putting him back in his old cage but just cleaned it? I hope it's nothing serious and he gets better soon!
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    Buy him crutches 0_o
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    (Original post by badmathkid)
    Oh no. Have you tried putting him back in his old cage but just cleaned it? I hope it's nothing serious and he gets better soon!
    I havent tried that yet. but I will! I also hopes it is nothing serious. I lost my other 2 hamster on the same day because they were sick and I really don't want that to happen to him too
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    (Original post by justaquestion90)
    hey, my hamster is walking pretty weird lately. he is very old. in a month he will be 2 years old. but since a while ago he started walking with his butt lifted up? before he walks he just lifts up his butt and then starts walking. it seems pretty uncomfortable and I don't know if I should be worried about this? is it because he is an old hamster? or is it really something to worry about? I couldn't find anything on the internet about this
    Please take him to the vet if you think something may be wrong! A vet will be far more useful and accurate than anyone on TSR! Especially since the vet will be able to physically see the problem.
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    Buy him crutches 0_o
    :O the problem is that something is odd with both of his legs 0_o so I would have to buy him a mini wheelchair
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    (Original post by justaquestion90)
    I havent tried that yet. but I will! I also hopes it is nothing serious. I lost my other 2 hamster on the same day because they were sick and I really don't want that to happen to him too
    Awhh!! All the best for your hamster! I'm sure he'll be fine. Take him to the vet as soon as possible.
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    (Original post by Chaz254)
    Please take him to the vet if you think something may be wrong! A vet will be far more useful and accurate than anyone on TSR! Especially since the vet will be able to physically see the problem.
    That is true! and I really have considered taking him to the vet but I remember seeing a video a few months ago about a hamster that walked the same way mine does now. so I wanted to make sure that it wasn't just something silly that an old hamster does. but since no one knows it I am definitely going to the vet!
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    (Original post by badmathkid)
    Awhh!! All the best for your hamster! I'm sure he'll be fine. Take him to the vet as soon as possible.
    I will! sadly that has to be next weekend but he is a though hamster so he will make that
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    (Original post by justaquestion90)
    That is true! and I really have considered taking him to the vet but I remember seeing a video a few months ago about a hamster that walked the same way mine does now. so I wanted to make sure that it wasn't just something silly that an old hamster does. but since no one knows it I am definitely going to the vet!
    Yeah it's better to be safe than sorry with pets health and comfort 😀
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    (Original post by justaquestion90)
    I will! sadly that has to be next weekend but he is a though hamster so he will make that
    What a brave hamster. I wish him all the best!
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    (Original post by justaquestion90)
    hey, my hamster is walking pretty weird lately. he is very old. in a month he will be 2 years old. but since a while ago he started walking with his butt lifted up? before he walks he just lifts up his butt and then starts walking. it seems pretty uncomfortable and I don't know if I should be worried about this? is it because he is an old hamster? or is it really something to worry about? I couldn't find anything on the internet about this
    Hi I'm a hamster psychologist, I'm afraid to tell you your hamster has social-cryptoamnesia.
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    (Original post by Chaz254)
    Yeah it's better to be safe than sorry with pets health and comfort 😀
    true! they may be small but they can mean a lot
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    (Original post by badmathkid)
    What a brave hamster. I wish him all the best!
    thanks and I might be able to go to the vet earlier (not sure kinda complicated) but I will go asap!
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    (Original post by JamesGardiner96)
    Hi I'm a hamster psychologist, I'm afraid to tell you your hamster has social-cryptoamnesia.
    what does that mean?
 
 
 
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