Posts tagged "hamsters"

Kids and Pets: A Cautionary Tail

Kids and Pets: A Cautionary Tail
I’ll admit it – I grew up in a zoo. We had dogs, birds, fish, hamsters, a cat, a snake and a box turtle. And it seemed like at some point,they all reproduced. I swore that my house would be different. I told everyone when I grew up and got my own house, I wasn’t... Read more »

Backyard funeral: The story of a boy, his hamster and one family's backyard burial.

No, Brooks, your hamster is not hibernating. My husband knew the situation was not good the second he heard our youngest, Brooks, call down from his bedroom, “Dada, I think Rascal is hibernating.” Without hesitation and without me there to solve the crisis, my husband bolted up the stairs to Brooks’s bedroom. Brooks sat in... Read more »