Around 80% of the Singapore residents live in high rises and many lead hectic life-styles. Hamsters are popular pets as they need very little space compared to dogs.
|Toa Payoh town - older apartments|
|A Chinese temple in Toa Payoh|
See the case 1.5 months ago:
Unlike the case in dog, it is not practical to
1. Put on an Elizabeth-collar in hamsters to prevent leg licking.
2. Give medication for a long time as it leads to diarrhoea and death.
3. Bandage the leg to prevent licking and biting.
Leg amputation in this situation