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Old 11-26-2021, 12:14 PM   #1
Ria P
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After losing four lovely dwarf hybrids to illnesses i didn't want another dwarf as our own pet.
But my OH wanted another dwarf girl in Betsy's spot in our bedroom and had already chosen a name. Betsy was very much his girl but he's well aware that all hamsters are different.
I compromised and agreed to get him a pedigree dwarfie hoping that with better genetics a dwarf may have a better chance of a long and healthy life.
So i went looking for Gertie and soon found her.
Today Gertie moved from Tristar hamstery in Bath to her retirement Hamster Heaven in our bedroom.
I'll leave her to settle for a few days before introducing this household to her. Had to take a quick photo though before leaving her to hamster about in peace.
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Old 11-26-2021, 02:28 PM   #2
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Oh absolutely beautiful! Sorry you lost four to illness but I’m wishing you all the best that Gertie lives a long healthy life! She has a very lovely owner and a new lovely home ❤️
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Old 11-26-2021, 03:05 PM   #3
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Gertie is such a cutie! I am looking forward to hearing more about her as she settles in. Wishing you all the very best and a long and happy ham future together x
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Old 11-26-2021, 03:48 PM   #4
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Thank you both.

I just moved a bit of substrate away from the wheel when Gertie stuck her head out from her house and screeched at me angrily!
I guess i'm not allowed to touch her things.
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Old 11-27-2021, 03:00 PM   #5
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What lovely news after such losses Ria. From one of the best hamster breeders too.
Welcome to your retirement home Gertie.
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Old 11-28-2021, 11:02 AM   #6
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Yes, i was lucky to get a winter white dwarf so quickly. She loves her fresh food.
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Old 12-01-2021, 06:47 AM   #7
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Gertie has stopped screeching at me and has started taking mealworms from my fingers. She is curious, meerkating a lot and comes to the front of her cage but run off when i tried to stroke her. Early days so going at her pace. I'm so much looking forward to get to know her.
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Old 12-14-2021, 05:11 PM   #8
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Just caught up with Gertie's thread She does look adorable and her screeching at you and loving her fresh food makes sense now she's had babies!
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Old 01-04-2022, 09:49 AM   #9
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Gertie is the biggest dwarf i've ever seen!
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