Every Kid Should Have a Hamster As a Pet

When I was a little girl, my sister and I had hamsters. We absolutely loved our little pets and played with them every single day. We only had a simple cage for them because we didn’t have a lot of money growing up, but we always wanted one of the bigger more extravagant hamster cages that were available. I’m married now with a family of my own and have a set of twin girls. They are eight years old and I think they’re ready for pet hamsters of their own. I think Christmas would be the perfect time to give them this gift.

I wanted to make sure to get a really nice cage with all kinds of toys to play with and tunnels to crawl through. My sister and I would sit for hours just watching our hamsters running on the wheel and climbing through the maze of tunnels. …