get a bucket, a ramp and lay a trail of food down, with food in the bucket..
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the thing, will get hugnry, eat the food up the ramp, fall in to eat more,
and get trapped inside of it as its got smooth sides..
im sure it can climb carpet, they have claws.
"Marcus Fox" wrote in
> This is my first visit to the group, but doing so on behalf of someone
> A friend of mine accidentally left her hamster cage door open overnight
> the hamster escaped. She's understandably distraught, and I spent several
> hours over at her house helping her search, but to no avail. Is there any
> advice anyone here is able to give that might aid in finding him?
> Particularly advice with regard to their ability to climb carpeted stairs
> and squeeze through narrow gaps? There is a step down to the kitchen which
> is approximately 4" - might he be tempted to jump that? He certainly
> wouldn't be able to get back up as the step "wall" is glossy smooth.
> In one end of her ground floor is an electric meter and there is a small
> where the cables go beneath the floor. I am concerned that he may be down
> there. I listened very carefully tonight when I was over there, but didn't
> hear anything, perhaps he was asleep. We have left some food out to see if
> he can be tempted - it is arranged in such a way that if moved it will be
> Any replies to this post would be appreciated.