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How to Make Your Hamster Pose in Embarrassing Holiday Photos
Hamster Holiday Photos
If you are like me, you like to include your pets in all holiday festivities. There is no such thing as a pet that does not want to celebrate the holidays. All pets like getting gifts. Even your fish enjoy watching the twinkling lights on the Christmas tree. So of course, your hamster should be included in the fun, too. Yes, your hamster secretly wants to celebrate the holidays with you! Your hamster just can't tell you that because your hamster can't talk. One of the many fun activities your hamster will want to do is pose for embarrassing holiday photos.
Yes, I know, your hamster might try to run away. Your hamster might even bite you. That is just your hamster's way of saying, "I am pretending I don't understand what is going on, but I am totally into it." After all, nothing says cute more than a hamster in an Easter basket. Seriously, a hamster is totally almost bunny-like. If someone with poor vision looks at your Easter photo, he or she is going to believe your hamster is a bunny. So let's get the fun-filled hamster holiday photo shoot going!
Wait Until Your Hamster is a Little Groggy
If your hamster has been running on the wheel all night, that poor little guy is tired. This is the perfect opportunity to get your hamster and put him in a basket. Your hamster will be confused because you are up before the sun is even up and he is not used to seeing you at that time in the morning. Let's face it, he is usually going to bed as you are getting up.
Forget about all of that! The wee hours of the morning is a perfect time for a photo shoot. Get a nice Easter basket, make sure not to use plastic grass in the basket, and then plop the hamster right down in the basket. Start taking photos before the hamster knows what is happening! Is it Christmas time? That will work, too! While your hamster is super tired, just put him under the tree with the gifts. He won't have time to run. He is still trying to figure out what on earth you are doing up at that hour.
Put Your Hamster in the Ball
Hamsters love hamster balls! Hamsters are unable to resist the urge to get in a round, plastic object and roll all over your home. Once you encourage your hamster to get in the ball, just have the ball and the hamster pose for the holiday!
Sure, it could seem a little silly to have your hamster in the ball posing under a Christmas tree, but that is totally fine. Perhaps the hamster ball is part of your hamster's Christmas gift! Well, that only makes sense to have the hamster pose in her new toy, right? Of course! If your hamster is anything like my hamsters, she chews through one ball per year, so she usually gets a hamster ball for Christmas each year anyway.
Bribe Your Hamster with Food
If all else fails, hamsters sure enjoy eating. They especially like special treats. If your hamster does not want to sit still for the camera, bribe her with a little apple or a carrot. Oh, that hamster will nibble away while wondering why heart shaped balloons and flowers are being placed behind her for something called a Valentine's Day photo.
Hamsters definitely deserve a treat for their birthdays, too. So never forget to give your hamster something special and then take lots of photos for the big day. Yes, your friends and relatives might mock you, but your hamster will love you just the same. You can't help it if others do not have the same appreciation for cute holiday photos / hamster torture like you do!
Copyright ©2012 Jeannieinabottle
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