I remember we had a little hamster craze in SL, around 2010 or so. It only lasted a couple weeks, like the micromini avies which came before that. But it seems some robust hamsters survived and outlived the initial hype and are still a lively community.
“Like two golden birds perched on the selfsame tree, intimate friends, the ego and the Self dwell in the same body. The former eats the sweet and sour fruits of the tree of life, while the latter looks on in detachment”. The Mundaka Upanishad