I have read that hamsters must be protected from injury due to accidental falls.
I am starting to make DIY hamster toys out of cardboard, wood and Popsicle sticks.
I know that my hamster can comfortably climb onto his igloo (3 inches high) and can comfortably hop down.
- What is a safe height?
- How high can I make a second level?
- At what height do I need to make little walls around a second level platform, to prevent the hamster from falling off the precipice?
I've seen some DIY images that look terrifying, but maybe I'm interpreting the cautions too literally? Here's an example: