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I have owned three hamsters. Each time I adopted one, the person said to leave it in the cage for two days without disturbances. It needed to adjust to its new home. It feels like forever, but if you wait two days before holding your new hamster, it will be happier and it might even live longer.

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Q: How long do you have to wait to hold a hamster after it comes home with you?
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