Hamsters have long been a favorite pet amongst owners. These adorable creatures are known for their attractive appearance, pleasant nature and high energy levels. In this guide you will learn how to care for your hamster so that it lives a long and happy life. You will also discover the tricks to bonding with your hamster so that you are able to handle him and enjoy a close level of connection with your pet. Hamsters are warm blooded mammals that sleep during the day and are awake at night. While there are many different types of hamsters only a few are kept as pets. Unlike a mouse, which is a popular alternative to the hamster, it is has basically no tail.