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You said they were in a box. we they left in a locked car in the box during the time you were are the boardwalk?
Dehydration could have been the issue with the hamster acting like that. Another issue in dwarf hamsters are they are predisposed to Diabetes. This could also be an issue with Penny. If she goes down like that again you can try some sugar water or a little syrup to see if she responds. The Hypoglycemia can cause her to be lethargic as well as thirsty. I would monitor her and try a little sugar water or some pancake syrup if you are near somewhere that may have some. Hopefully that will prek her up. I do suggest a Vet visit when you get back for her to be checked out. Hamsters have sch a short life span, by a Year old they are considered senior citizens. Please hit reply to discuss this information.
Yes by all means try a little sugar water, just an ml-2m, at a time. It should per her up. You can also give some Pedilayte mixed with water for hydration. Please let me know what the Vet says. The Hamsters are lucky, most pets do not get to go on vacation. If I have addressed your concerns, please take a moment to rate my service and please let me know what the vet says.
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