08.08.08 – Hammie R.I.P

I just talked about how people are going to celebrate this date (08.08.08). Most people should be cheering either for the Olympics games, or registering for marriage. It turns out to be a memorable day for me, a sad one.  My new pet, Hammie, was adopted few days ago. He (gender confirmed by the vet) was such a cute hamster. But he was getting sick, at first both eyes couldn’t open.

Since I had to work, I asked Cheese to bring him to the vet yesterday morning once I saw that both his eyes couldn’t open at all. We tried to give him treatment as advised by the doctor. This morning, I tried to fed him, it was hard for him to take any food. After work, I decided to bring him to the vet once again. The vet examined him and tell us:

“He is really sick! The organs inside is infected, that’s what causing problem for its’ eyes.”

“His nose is block! He can no longer take any food with his condition…”

“I’m feeding him glucose…” The doc continued, while shaking his head and sighing..

“I’m sorry.”

The last word struck me at once. I knew that Hammie couldn’t be here any longer. The doc said Hammie must be kept in a warm place tonight. Once reached home, I gave Hammie a blanket and watched him quietly… Continue reading “08.08.08 – Hammie R.I.P”


It’s the 9th year,
Thinking of you, I shed my tear.
If you were here,
I’d hold you so dear,
Just to see you cheer.

p/s: If you can read Chinese, you may want to read this as well.