23 Things That Happened To Everyone Who Had A Hamster As A Kid
When their cheeks went massive with food.
Writing notes to your mum and dad begging them to let you please get a hamster.
That first, glorious trip to the pet shop to choose your hammie from a pile of smol fluffs in a glass tank.
And being so excited to bring your new pal home.
Picking out a cage you hoped your new friend would love.
And having fantasies of turning your room into a hamster kingdom.
Spending ages coming up with the perfect name.
Dealing with the agony of your first hamster bite.
The insane noise your hamster made running on its wheel at night.
Watching your hamster bowling about the living room in its ball.
The terrifying moment when you realised Hammie had escaped.
And the joy when you finally found them.
When they stuffed their cheeks full of food and looked all funny.
Being made to clean out your hamster's cage by your mum on Saturday morning.
Putting your hamster in a container just because it was the cutest thing.
The absolute cutest thing.
The slightly tense relationship between your other, bigger pets and lil' Ham.
Letting them snuggle in your pocket like they were a joey and you were a kangaroo.
And having them climb all over you while you were chilling out watching telly.
And the unfortunate moment when it all got a bit much for them.
Their gorgeous ears, which sometimes had a little nick in them.
Their tiny hand on your finger.
And that sad, sad day when it finally came which you honoured in your own way.
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