The Hamster Food Thief and The Lost and Found Hamster
Author: GabrieleSource: www.hamster-club.com
The Hamster Food Thief.
is an unusually cunning hamster. He escapes from his cage at every
opportunity and he steals anything he can get his paws on. But
last night, even Rocky outdid himself. Sugar, our elderly collie, lay
sound asleep. A short distance away was her food dish, filled with tasty
Out of the blue, it seemed, Rocky had an irresistible
craving for dog food. Setting to work on the door of his cage
fiddled at it with his skillful paws until the latch gave way. Once
again, his persistence had been rewarded!
In a flash, he climbed down the bars of the cage, slipped past the sleeping collie and crammed a generous helping of Sugar’s food
into his cheek pouches.
Then he scampered back into his cage, where he
deposited his plunder in his little house. As the moonlight moved across
the kitchen floor, our small burglar made four or five more trips past
Sugar and her sensitive nose, until the dog’s dish was completely empty!
I discovered the theft only accidentally – the next day
happened to be the day for cleaning Rocky’s cage.
When I lifted the roof
of his little house, there he lay, curled contentedly atop a mountain
of dog kibble, no doubt resting from his night of thievery.
Now I knew
why Sugar had seemed so puzzled that morning and why she had looked at
me so beseechingly until I filled her bowl before her scheduled
lunchtime! The Lost and Found Hamster.
read an amazing story in the newspaper. In a small town in England, a hamster had crept into a woman’s freezer.
Three days later, she
found the poor hamster, frozen stiff. Filled with remorse, she took the
body out to her garden, set it on a tree stump, took her spade and dug
a tiny grave beside a stone wall. An hour later, when her children
came home from school, she told them the sad news.
they went into the garden for the burial. As they drew near the stump,
they saw their little hamster wiggling and heard faint squeaks!
minutes, it was running around the garden - a little wobbly, but
A few days later, my Rocky disappeared. Of
course, the first place I looked was in the freezer. To my relief, he
wasn’t there; but when I searched every room in the house, all I found
was enough cobwebs and dust to remind me that it was time for a good
In the kitchen, I swept out all the corners and
then tackled the refrigerator, pulling it out from the wall so that I
could clean behind it. Lo and behold, there was Rocky, fat and happy!
had built himself a cozy nest under the refrigerator, complete with a
week’s supply of corn flakes brought in from the pantry on the sly. I
could only laugh at my resourceful little hamster.
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