Number 12 in my occasional series of Empty Nest coping strategies

Nobody has pointed out to me that I put 11 suggestions in my list of 10 ways to deal with an impending empty nest (which is here): https://throbbingsofnoontide.wordpress.com/2012/07/06/10-ways-to-deal-with-an-impending-empty-nest-2/

But I did.

Today we found another one.

12. Swerve into Pets At Home on an impulse and spend a whole hour getting in the way of young people cleaning out rodent cages, flailing a camera and planning a gigantic Degu cage in your tiny house because you have discovered that Degu respond to your whistle like you are the Messiah prophesied in their holy book .

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This hamster is posing in a futuristic dystopia.

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This hamster has been imbibing an unwholesome fungus it found in a fake log

These degu are pleading with us to lead them to the promised land.

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Bewildered human. Female. Looking for the next entertaining thing. I write a blog to share the bewilderment. It's here: https://throbbingsofnoontide.wordpress.com/
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2 Responses to Number 12 in my occasional series of Empty Nest coping strategies

  1. hahaha I want one too! But I’ve heard that the increase in cuddles you give your degu correspondingly leaves a deficit to your partner…beware rodent rage later

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