MSPCA Pet of the Week - Bashful the Hamster

You don't have to go to a pet store to buy a hamster...
MSPCA Centerville currently has several adult hamsters, including Bashful. (MSPCA photo)

Did you know that you don’t have to go to a pet store to buy a hamster—a favorite first time family pet—because you can go to your local animal shelter and adopt instead?  And when you adopt you save two lives: you save the life of that animal in a cage while opening up space for the next homeless hamster who needs shelter before he too can be adopted.  What’s better than that!?

The MSPCA-Cape Cod is currently home to several adult hamsters, and Bashful is one of them.  This adorable hamster is what they call an “easy keeper”: He loves to run on his wheel, enjoy (supervised!) time outside of his cage and would adore running along the house inside the safety of a plastic “hamster ball.”  Hamsters make wonderful pets and all the supplies they need are available for purchase at the adoption center.

Swing by the MSPCA-Cape Cod Adoption Center during open hours or email [email protected] for more information about Bashful!


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