Everybody Loves Raymund

Harry Hamsterdamn

I got this text from E while I was in a dinner function: “The little boy sa tabing unit natin just rang our bell. And guess what? He gave you a hamster!!! Nasa box! Allergic daw kasi sila. Am freaked out but can’t refuse it. Yikes! What do we do with this?!” Halfway reading the text I was laughing myself out loud in my seat. E is freaked out by the sight or even the thought of rodents.

When I got home this is what I saw on our foyer:

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I cracked up in laughter! I checked the contents of the box but it felt light and empty.

When I got in bed, E went for a shower. I jumped up when I heard her shriek. The hamster got out and he was in our bedroom!

I spent the night waiting for it to come out while E cringed in bed. I lured it out of hiding by putting a piece of pan de sal with peanut butter inside the box.

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He came in this box. But he chewed his way out so I reinforced it with an old shoe box.

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The next day we got him a new loft with a view. It’s fully furnished, with a spacious living and dining area. Of course for his running training and speed drills he can use the bundled treadmill.

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Hamsterdamn immediately jumps in the food bin. I placed a few hamster pellets and a piece of pan de sal.

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The sleeping room I filled with newpaper shreds and a piece of bread for snacking.

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How can you let go of this little critter?

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Jules and Monty live right next door to us. Monty likes playing tricks on people on the elevator. One time he placed an real-sized rubber python snake that can scare the living wits out of anyone. He even got me with that prank.

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Fixing the other hamster house.

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I think Hamsterdamn likes his new house better than the old box and this pink pad. The pet litter though is a hit for the loft house.

I’ll have to take care of him in the meantime until somebody volunteers to get him from us. But knowing Jules and Monty, I bet they’d want him to stay next door to them.

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July 18, 2010 - Posted by | Humor, Miscellaneous, Running

3 Comments »

  1. i would take him he is so cute but i have all ready fishes a turtle and hermit crabs hehe

    Comment by Grit Cruz | July 18, 2010

  2. hangkyut!!! huy mag-isa lang si harry. he will need the company of hermione and ron! wehehehe!

    Comment by kulitrunner | July 18, 2010

  3. I know he will be sad. But we are not sure we can handle two!

    Comment by therainman96 | July 18, 2010


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