My female hamster get stiff if I touch her back isn’t pooping and has clear…

My female hamster get stiff if I touch her back isn’t pooping and has clear stuff on her butt what do I do?

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Kelly Furgason
5 years ago

Hi Halie,,,So one possibility is that your hammie is in heat. When they go into heat if you touch them on the back they will often go stiff and even look like they are squatting on the ground. The discharge from her hind end is most likely related to hormones and her heat cycle. However, they usually still poop normally if they are in heat. Keep a close eye on her to see if you find any pellets. Best to clean the cage out completely and check again in a few hours and see if there are any poo pellets.… Read more »