This is my Golden Syrian Hamster Potato. She was born on March 7, 2015. I adopted her on January 4, 2016.
She is a delight to have around and is a very smart girl. I am so lucky to have her in my life. She started out being a foster pet but after months of getting to know her and caring for her....Well I fell in love with this tiny girl.
Here are some facts I found from Drs. Foster and Smith. Here is the link if you would like to read more about Hamster breeds.
Type- Syrian
Scientific Name- Mesocricetus Auratus
Other Names- Golden, Teddy Bear, Standard or Fancy
Origin- Syrian Desert
Size- 4"-7
Lifestyle- Solitary after 10 weeks of age
Life Span- 2 to 2 1/2 years
Colors- Wide Variety


Names: "Sweet" Potato Flake

Date Of Birth: August 8, 2013
Date of Death: March 21, 2016

Came From: Rabbit & Small Animal Rescue in Westland, MI

Breed: Syrian

Color: Golden with White fur. 1 Black eye and 1 Red eye.

Gender: Females
Mother- Bowie 2-2015-11-2015
Fabio- Unknown info
Siblings: Brother- Earl (Passed away)
Sisters- Nonna (Passed away) Hoggle (Passed away) Prudence (Passed away)

Friends that live with us: Mommy Theresa and Grandma Judy, Millie and Suzie
Owner: Theresa Anne

Weights: N/A

Favorite Foods: Sunflower seeds and other things in her feed, Cheerios and a tiny piece of graham cracker.

Favorite Sports to Watch- Baseball (The Boston Red Sox, New York Mets, San Francisco Giants) College Football (Notre Dame Fighting Irish), NHL Hockey (Detroit Red Wings). Fútbol.

Favorite things to do in her spare time- Sleep, spin on her wheel. eat and watch me on the computer. She also loves her play time while I clean her cage. She loves to go under blankets.
This was Potato's Family Tree.
Mother: Bowie
Daughter: Potato
Daughter: Prudence
Daughter: Hoggle
Daughter: Nonna
Son: Earl