Fill a basin with one or two cups of room temperature water.,
Swab your hamster with the cloth.,
Wipe your hamster off with a soft, dry towel.,
Place your hamster back in its cage.
Add one drop of unscented pet shampoo. Wet a washcloth and in the basin. If there are suds or any kind of lather, you’ve used too much shampoo. Start over.
, Very carefully rub in the direction of its fur, like you would when you’re petting it., Gently wipe your hamster with a very soft towel in the direction of its fur to remove water and dampness.
, Be sure the cage is clean and fresh, and place the cage in a place that is a little warmer than normal if possible. Make sure there’s absolutely no cold air draft.