What does a Hamster who has had a stroke look like

What does a Hamster who has had a stroke look like

Yeah, it was a change in plans. I was going to do something on potty training, but then I realized that Kayla had a stroke. I thought people might want to know what is wrong with their hamster if they see this. You can see what I mean with her back legs and how they didn’t work. She almost looked like a fish, because of brain damage from the strokes/major stroke. She couldn’t drink or eat because of missing that skill from brain damage. On Saturday she was perfectly fine. I discovered her the next day at around 3pm and of course being the weekend… my vets close on the weekends. I made an appointment for her Monday last week. Hamsters that get this kind of stroke you can’t really help. If it was a minor stroke they might have been able to recover with a little help with water and food being handed to them so they could grab and eat it or lick it up. However when they are like this you can’t really give them water or food because it could kill them from aspirating it, or the stroke activity could possibly even affect their swallowing so that they choke to death.


  1. Brianna Werderitz on November 19, 2019 at 12:48 pm

    My hamster sumatra is doing this rn we are waiting to see if she might recover or else we just let her die on her own. Every time I go to pick her up she bites me so we knowledge she is sick with a stroke.

  2. Jess Goodwin on November 19, 2019 at 12:54 pm

    my hamster over past few days has started actibg like that hes not as bad as that but hes getting there hes off to the vet today to get looked at x

  3. ItsMeMonze Bojorquez on November 19, 2019 at 12:55 pm

    awww I’m so sorry ! Everything well be ok. She’s in a better place

  4. Midnight Cruiser on November 19, 2019 at 12:58 pm

    How can a new hamster have stroke ?

  5. Phsyc0Gurl on November 19, 2019 at 1:11 pm

    Are strokes common?

  6. Stercore Pictures on November 19, 2019 at 1:13 pm

    I don’t put pets down, it’s cruel and expensive. Let them die naturally, but it’s your opinion though.

  7. Hammy Cats69 on November 19, 2019 at 1:15 pm

    Awww. Sorry about Kayla. Was she a new hamster as I haven’t seen her before.
    Thanks for this info as it will help look for signs.
    If possible could you do a video on what hamsters you have now please? xx

  8. Rainbowhamster39 on November 19, 2019 at 1:21 pm

    Stroke you mean. But I’m so sos so sorry about that I have lost many pets before I just lost one. But a human way of putting a rodent to slope take a cooler and put dry ice on one side and wrap the rodent up and put them in there and the fog of the dry ice makes them sleepy and they pass away peacefully. But I did sub to your channel 🙂

  9. bunny rab on November 19, 2019 at 1:33 pm


  10. Shining Star on November 19, 2019 at 1:38 pm

    this helped me diagnose what happened to my hamster he had a stroke however hes survived

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