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The Pet Hamster is a non-member land pet. It was first hinted at in the Jamaa Journal on August 9, 2011, and it was later released on August 17, 2011. It was originally only available to members but became available to all Jammers on June 6, 2013. They can be purchased directly from their adoption icon in Claws 'N Paws as well as through the Change Your Look Pets menu.


Hamsters are small, oval-shaped pets with rounded ears, relatively large eyes, and a medium-sized muzzle or nose. Their patterns include a broad patch of color covering the front half of the body (not including the muzzle); a band of coloration in the midsection; and two stripes on the back of the body. There are six eye-shape variations. The coat texture can also be altered to smooth; rough; long-rough; or tangled (sticking up in clumps).


  • Play (when clicked)
  • Dance
  • Hop
  • Play (when a player plays)
Action Description
A few pieces of dried corn appear in front of the hamster. It sits up, leans forward, and grabs the items in its mouth, stuffing its cheeks. The hamster proceeds to chew three or four times before visibly swallowing, remaining in the upright position for a moment, and going back to normal.
It sits upright. It belly sticks out a bit and it back arches.
Uses a joystick to control a toy car that goes around it. A small, pattern-less hamster, colored the same as the hamster's primary color, is inside the car.
Shuffles in place, going back and forth rapidly in a way similar to how it "walks".
It has the default position. Except now it's eyes are closed and slightly curved.
It hops with the default position.


These accessories can be found at the Pet Stop. The rare accessories can only be found in the Pets Only Party and the Play-As-Your-Pet Party.

Rare Accessories

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Items Description
Rareheadpethamster 1 Tiara A tiny tiara with four gems on it.
Rareheadpethamster 2 Fancy Hat A top hat.
Rareheadpethamster 3 Viking Helmet A small helmet with horns attached to it.
Rareheadpethamster 4 Robin Hat A hat that appears similar to Robin Hood's hat.


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Items Description
Cowboy Hat Cowboy Hat A cowboy's hat.
Pirate Bandana Pirate Bandanna A blue bandanna.
Space Helmet Space Helmet A helmet with an antenna sticking out from it.
Pirate Hat Pirate Hat A pirate's hat, featuring a human skull.


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Items Description
Night Vision Goggles Night Vision Goggles A mask featuring green goggles.
Futuristic Shades Futuristic Shades Red shades that cover the hamster's eyes.
Nerd Glasses Nerd Glasses Square glasses. The eyes will appear closed, despite the hamster's actual eye shape.
Golden Sunglasses Golden Sunglasses Shiny, golden sunglasses.


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Items Description
Golden Earrings Golden Earrings A circular golden earring that goes around the hamster's ear.
Skirt Pink Skirt A pink skirt going around the hamster's waist.
Bat Wings Bat Wings Wings with pointed ends, similar to those of a bat's.
Pirare Sword Pirate Sword A black sword resembling a pirate's sword.


  • Hamsters constantly wiggle and twitch their noses, similar to many rodents in real life.
  • When the player is in water, the hamster will splash and look as if it was swimming with effort due to its small size.
  • Unlike real hamsters, these pets do not have a visible tail.
  • They were the first non-member pets to be released (the other non-member pets are the Joey, the Honeybee, the Seahorse, the Rooster, and the Giraffe), though options such as accessorizing them or taking them to the Pet Wash are still only exclusive to members.
  • Non-members are able to attend the Pets Only Party and the Play-As-Your-Pet Party with their hamsters.
  • The hamster has two plushie counterparts-the Pet Hamster Plushie and Giant Pet Hamster Plushie.


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Start a Discussion Discussions about Pet Hamster

  • Dress-Up

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    • That would be cool, if hamsters could glitch and have wings
    • I think someone made a video about that glitch (Julian2??) Can you show us a screenshot of what the hamster looks like and its certificate? Th...