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Sleeve Hamsters Are A Strange Trend That Is Exactly What It Sounds Like

Home is where the sleeves are.

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Hamsters: Pretty cute. Hamsters in sleeves: Way, way cuter.

袖に入ってるハムスターはたしかにくっそかわいい

Translation: "Sleeve hamsters are seriously so damn cute."

Throughout this winter, Twitter users in Japan have been posting precious pictures of their sleeve-inhabiting hamsters.

I mean where else would they keep them, a cage?!

おそようございます。(^-^)/ 袖ハムの季節になりました。 最近の定位置w

"Good morning! (^-^)/ It's sleeve-hamster season again. This is where I live these days lol"

The trend is apparently called sodehamu, with sode meaning sleeve, and hamu referring to the beginning of the Japanese pronunciation for “hamster."

袖に入った時のハムスターは世界遺産級にかわいい

"When a hamster climbs into your sleeve you're basically creating a world heritage site of cute."

We can thank Rocket News for collecting a handful of these adorable moments in sleeve hamster history.

秋ですね。袖ハムの季節がやってきました。

The sleeves make for cozy hideaways for the furry rodents, with Japanese homes often being poorly insulated.

私の袖口に入るハムスター... 可愛すぎでもめっちゃくすぐったい…!!

"My sleeve-hamster....too cute but so ticklish!!"

お兄ちゃんの袖の中で キャベツを食べるハム( ˘ω˘)♡

"Hamster eating cabbage in my brother's sleeve ( ˘ω˘)♡ "

No butts about it: This is pretty darn cute.

袖に入ったハムスター。飼い主ならみんな一度はやるよね?

That is, until they leave you their parting gift.

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