Chrissy Teigen just got her kids a hamster and it's going as well as expected for Chrissy.

Chrissy Teigen appears to have inadvertently created a new support group for hamster parents, and it seems like a space the internet has been sorely craving.

Because hamster parenting sounds surprisingly… hard.

The unofficial queen of the internet posted a series of tweets about life with her new pet, and it hasn’t exactly been a walk in the park so far.

Honestly, who would have thought a hamster would be so high-maintenance?

(And let’s not forget this is all coming from a woman with two small children.)

While Chrissy was initially thrilled with her new addition to the family, she quickly realised she has her work cut out for her.

Firstly, Peanut Butter follows a strict diet:


She may or may not gnaw her fingers to the bone if you touch her too soon… or not enough ¯\_(ツ)_/¯.

She doesn’t enjoy the company of other hamsters:


…Or humans for that matter:

And it looks as though she is desperately trying to escape:

The model and author was befuddled by her new pet’s difficulty adjusting to her new home, but her hamster-owning fans (of which there seems to be a lot of ) have come to the rescue with words of advice.

…And it sounds like her new pet needs an entire human-sized house of her own:



And these Twitter users certifiably blew our minds with these bizarre (and horrifying) hamster facts:


Good Lord.

It’s a good thing hamsters are cute.

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