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Please don't laugh, but I think I may have eaten dd's hamster, I am so upset.

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LaPauvre Thu 09-Nov-06 15:28:16

Please don't laugh at me, I am so upset. She is at school, she will be gutted

I warmed up a pot of chicken casserole left over from yesterday to have for my lunch. I have eaten it, it's too late to do anything, but it was boiling for a good hour before I ate it and now I've just gone to feed dd's hamster and his cage is open and he isn't there . There was no lid on the casserole pot, his cage was on the shelf at the other end of the kitchen and the door was shut so there isn't really anywhere else he could have gone. He must have fallen in and drowned before it got hot, that's the only thing I can think of. I didn't find the hamster in the stew obviously, but there were some hairs in the pot, I just washed it it was full of bones anyway because they were those cheap chicken portions just boiled in from frozen.

Please, don't just laugh at me, I know this sounds silly but he was my daughter's birthday present, she is 6 and I don't think she will ever forgive me

vinegarandbrownpaper Sat 03-Jan-15 10:21:40

You CAN blend bones.. if they are cooked for long enough they go soft.

IAmAPaleontologist Sat 03-Jan-15 10:17:50

"hamsters don't dissolve, you're confusing them with aspirin"
one of the finest quotes ever to come out of MN

IAmAPaleontologist Sat 03-Jan-15 10:14:37

i loved this thread first time round! Did it never make it to classics?

MuddhaOfSuburbia Sat 03-Jan-15 10:09:10

<gives you The Look for the zombie thread>

Oh I did love Greensleeves, tho

NotYouNaanBread Sat 03-Jan-15 10:02:38

Zombie thread or not, this has kept me happily entertained for 20 mins after the huge fight with DD2 over taking the tree down. grin

Salamander Fri 10-Nov-06 22:46:29

Damn I was really hoping it was real...

Tutter Fri 10-Nov-06 12:47:22

very good

i so wanted you to out yourself on the name thing

you must have been tempted to asnwer bayleaf surely

kittywits Fri 10-Nov-06 12:45:35

I told ds2 about it, he couldn't see the funny side, that's ds2 though.

BudaBeast Fri 10-Nov-06 12:42:31

Def got too much time on your hands Greeny!

And a warped sense of humour!

V. funny.

Abby won't have to hunt about too much for next quote of the week!

Macdog Fri 10-Nov-06 12:38:56

Last night I said to dh "just going to have a quick look on MN"
45 mins later he came looking for me and found me snorting with laughter, with tears pouring down my face.

Thanks to everyone for really cheering me up

holidaymum Fri 10-Nov-06 10:52:38

Ooooh you bad bad girl Greeny! keep up the good work! You had me and ds in stitches last night.

StrawberryMoon Fri 10-Nov-06 10:45:35

wondered if anyone would dare out themselves after it went so far..wanted to start a thread.."jut been chipping potatos in kitchen and now cant find dd..funny looking ponytail sticking out os dish"..or something to that effect..but didnt incase i was wrong!

Greensleeves Fri 10-Nov-06 10:13:42

DG - LaPauvre was one of dh's nicknames for me when we were students, I just thought it suited the sorry tale of woe and the putative dd blarting her eyes out in the bathroom

VeniVidiVickiQV Fri 10-Nov-06 10:01:42

I think Greeny and MP should write stories together

I'm thinking - in the style of Roald Dhal....

katierocket Fri 10-Nov-06 09:57:09

Ha! just seen this. Briliant Greeny - created more humour than I've seen on mumsnet for a while.

But MP wins the award for best contribution.

I still love this line: "hamsters don't DISSOLVE, you are getting them confused with Aspirin"

anon666 Fri 10-Nov-06 09:38:15

The bit of hair in the casserole was pretty sus.

But it was the blender that definitely gave it away. Pure genius. Had me laughing all day.

You can't blend bones!

foundintranslation Fri 10-Nov-06 09:35:02

If I hadn't guessed already, the dumbfluffishness of the 'dirty habit' comment would have given it away...
Greeny - I am speechless with admiration and a bit

DumbledoresGirl Fri 10-Nov-06 09:34:39

It went too far too quickly to be true IMO... I mean, you could never eat a hamster and not know it....could you?

southeastastra Fri 10-Nov-06 09:32:50

i just thought it was too odd for someone to make it up! although i wasn't totally convinced

DumbledoresGirl Fri 10-Nov-06 09:28:27

Southeastastra, how could you have possibly fallen for this???!!! I was laughing at the opening post and showing dh the responses immediately!

Anyway, well done Greensleeves, but I want to know (as I would never stand a chance of picking up the clues in the thread and guessing the poster's identity) what was the significance of calling yourself "The Poor" in French?

LieselVonTrapp Fri 10-Nov-06 08:57:34

See all along I was thinking this is Cod cause she hadnt posted on it. Then I was thinking the name in French means Pepper - turns out it doesnt.

southeastastra Fri 10-Nov-06 08:23:41

why do i always fall for these?

southeastastra Fri 10-Nov-06 08:14:16

i knew it had the tone of a dumfluff thread! haha

ludaloo Fri 10-Nov-06 07:02:08

I knew it! (well not who posted it but it was a wind up)

I don't feel bad about my poem at all now

WriggleJiggle Fri 10-Nov-06 06:54:47

The elephant quiche must surely get an award?!

Thanks GS for a fantastic thread.

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