Current Hamsters

YEBR0779Vectis’s Lord James, Earl of Metallica
Male Normal Chinese from Vectis Hamstery

Born: 4th August 2015
Brought Home: October 2015
Status: Retired – Former Show Team Lead

James is a soppy lad who loves nothing more than sitting in the arms of his human for a cuddle. A little prone to laziness at times, James loves to chill out in his hammock.

James was the first show hamster at Metallica Hamstery and led the show team until his retirement in May 2017. He won Metallica Hamstery’s first Best In Show in Cardiff 2016.

James holds two Certificate of Merits and an NHC Diploma and is the father of The Cormes litter


Enlight12Lilliput’s Miss Lilli-Victoria of Metallica
Female Normal Chinese from Lilliput Hams

Born: 5th April 2016
Brought Home: June 2016
Status: Retired – Former Show Team Member

Victoria is a sweet and beautiful girl who is an expert at the ‘Chinesey Cling’ and is a champion nest builder.

Victoria was a member of the show team from July 2016 until October 2017 and often placed consistantly.

Victoria was the mother of Metallica Hamstery’s first litter, The Nobrias.

Enlight1Matthew C. Nobria, Viscount Metallica
Male Normal Chinese bred at Metallica

Born: 8th October 2016
Brought Home: Born Here
Status: Show Team Lead

Matthew is the son of Miss Lilli-Victoria and was born at Metallica Hamstery in October 2016. Having debuted on the show team in February 2017, he is currently the Show Team Lead winning a Reserve Best In Show by his third show.

Matthew is a cheeky and enthusiastic hamster who loves to run on his wheel.

Matthew currently holds two Certificates of Merit.

IMG_9957Kwo’s Junco Vulcani at Metallica
Female Normal Chinese from Kwos Hamsters

Born: 20th March 2017
Brought Home: 13th May 2017
Pet Only

Tiny Juno was born in Denmark and travelled to Metallica via Houten and Vectis Hamstery and arrived at Metallica in May 2017. Originally brought over to bring in new bloodlines to the UK, she was due to be paired to Lord James in the summer of 2017 however Juno failed to grow into her breeding and showing potential and she became a pet only hamster.

Juno loves to dig and bury everything in her cage and has an elaborate network of tunnels leading to her nest.

23120305_768780253305294_1673895426992824958_oVectis’s Cora Josephine at Metallica
Female Normal Chinese from Vectis Hamstery

Born: 2nd July 2017
Brought Home: 21st October 2017
Show Team Member

Cora arrived at Metallica Hamstery in October 2017 as the future partner of Lord James and tasked with producing the next generation of Metallica’s showing team. She gave birth to seven Normal Chinese hamsters on 19th November 2017.

Cora debuted on the Show Team in October 2017 and will return to the show team in 2018 after a maternity break.


22135611_755569744626345_3004007899572065112_oRio’s Joshua at Metallica
Male Husky Roborovski from Rio Hams

Born: 13th August 2017
Brought Home: 30th September 2017
Future Show Team Member

Joshua is the first Roborovski to live at Metallica Hamstery. Like all Roborovski, he’s lively but settled well into his new home and will formally debut on the Metallica Hamstery show team in 2018.