Daily Fluff: Hamster rescued from tiny wastepaper basket

“He had gone in there to retrieve a crumpled up page of his manuscript,” officer John Donelly tells The Fluffington Post.

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Published Mar 26, 2013   Updated Jun 1, 2021, 8:30 pm CDT

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Police in Highland Park, New Jersey, responded to a 911 call early Sunday, rescuing a local hamster named Max, who had become trapped inside his own small wastepaper basket.

“He had gone in there to retrieve a crumpled up page of his manuscript,” officer John Donelly tells The Fluffington Post. “Next thing he knew, he was clamoring to get out. It’s a good thing he was wearing his Bluetooth headset so he could call in the emergency. It was a typical 825”—referring to the police radio code 825: “Trapped Hamster.”

Via Ninithedreamer

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*First Published: Mar 26, 2013, 12:23 pm CDT