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When cute little hamster is too expensive

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUA resident of London obviously found himself/herself in financial difficulties severe enough to abandon a little white hamster. The animal was left to survive in freezing streets of London.

It had a note attached to it that said: “Please take care of my friendly hamster. I cannot afford to look after her any more. Thank you.”

Fortunately, a passerby noticed the hamster and took it to a veterinarian, who named it Snowball.

Vets checked the animal and are now looking to re-home it, reports Daily Mail.

“We are more used to seeing abandoned dogs or cats but it is heartbreaking that someone felt so desperate that they left poor Snowball out in the cold with a note asking for help. It is lucky Snowball was found when she was. She’s so tiny that she would not have survived long in plunging temperatures,” says the animal hospital’s receptionist Amanda Marrington

The current economic situation is creating financial hardship for many. Last year 28% more cases of abandoned animals were recorded, the portal reports.

“We would always urge people to contact a rescue centre for help if they find they can no longer look after their pets,” she adds.

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  1. Bub says:

    Cruel humans… how much of one’s money can such a little animal claim…

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