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Meet Cute #18: The Hamster and The Chair of Freedom —

Whiskers the Hamster clung to the top rung of her cage, her front claws and legs trembling with effort.

The view through the cage’s side wall was a familiar one. It was of The Child’s bedroom, done up in frilly pinks and pastel greens. There were a bed, and a desk, and several chairs.

Whiskers planned to aim for one of those chairs. The cushioned one, underneath the cage, on which sat a large stuffed bear. The chair she knew as the Chair of Freedom.

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