"I actually thought that when I got back he was going to be upset with me, but he was completely the opposite," Skye Cotter told Newsweek.
After cats and dogs, birds are the most popular pet among the generations in the U.S., with hamsters coming in close fourth.
"When the occupiers are unable to torture & kill civilians, they do it to animals," Ukrainian officials alleged in a Twitter post.
"I would take a bullet for him," one user said.
"Honestly I don't know what's funnier... The kids jamming out or you subtly jamming out as well," a TikToker commented.
"Wild hamster? Wait, those animals didn't just spawn in pet shops?" asked one commenter about the furry creature.
Pet ownership marks an important chapter in any child's life, with parents often opting for pocket sized creatures. Hamsters vs guinea pigs —which is the best animal for a child to look after?
Can hamsters eat grapes? Fruit is loved by vegetarian and omnivore animals alike, but which are safe for your rodent's consumption and which should be avoided?
On January 18, the Hong Kong government ordered pet rodents across the city to be killed over fears that they could pass on COVID-19.
Forget Tom and Jerry—the sweet relationship between a hamster and a cat on social media has been viewed more than 93 million times.
Owners have been told if they bought small pets from a Hong Kong pet store after January 7 they will need to hand them over to be culled.
Commenters on the video wondered if they had misidentified their hibernating hamsters in the past.
A few days before the strange incident, a group of teenagers had reportedly brought their hamster to the same theater and lost it.
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