Category Archives: Pet loss

Thunder Hamster – A Brief But Active Life

I didn’t think I’d be writing a memorial post so soon after Cloud Hamster’s passing, but here were are again. Little Thunder Hamster got very sick a few days ago and he passed away last night. He was only 8 … Continue reading

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Cloud Hamster Journeys to Spirit World

I’ve been procrastinating writing this post, but it’s time. Our beautiful, friendly hamster Cloud became very ill and had to be euthanized. We noticed he was less active for a couple weeks, but he didn’t show any signs of being … Continue reading

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A day of endings

A few days ago we brought Squatty’s ashes home. They were in a little redwood box that had a slot in front to place a photo. As we returned from the vet’s and drove into the neighborhood, we told Squatty … Continue reading

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Caturday is a little bit of a Sadurday

Last week we mentioned that Portland Hamster wasn’t doing well. Mom’s been taking extra-special care of him as he took his journey to Spirit World and last night he found his way over the Bridge.  Portland joined our family at … Continue reading

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