18 Huggable Hamsters That Are Too Cute To Resist

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Hamsters don’t get enough credit for how adorable they truly are. Hamsters have been kept as pets for a very long time, and for good reason. Not only are these clever critters cute and sweet but also they make great pets that are relatively easy to care for, at least in comparison to a dog or cat.

One of the reasons hamsters are so irresistibly cute is their huge chubby cheeks, which they use to transport food back to their burrows in the wild. These cheek pouches can measure two times the size of a hamster’s face.

Despite how awesome hamsters are, around only 2% of the American population has one for a pet. If you don’t already own one, perhaps this list of huggable hamsters will inspire you to get your very own hamster.

1. Peek-A-Boo!

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2. Bubbles!!

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3. Bad Hair Day

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4. Swinging Life Away

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5. Too Cute For Words

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6. Here I Come!

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7. Wanna Play?

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8. The Perfect Lil Hamster Bed

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9. Nom Nom Berries

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10. Handfull Of Cuteness

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31 Palms Overflowing With Cuteness

11. Taking The Time To Smell The Flowers

Fun fact: hamsters are color blind and rely on their heightened sense of smell to navigate the world.

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12. Look At Those Color Markings, It’s Like He’s Wearing A Little Sweater

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13. New Use For Paper Towel Roll… A Hamster Tunnel

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14. Food Lover <3 Stuffing Her Cheeks Trying To Save Some For Later

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15. Cup Full Of Cuteness

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18 Cups Overflowing With Cuteness

16. Don’t Mind Me While I Stuff My Face

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17. Oh Shucks!

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18. Cute And Talented

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