Every human being needs a friend, and sometimes a lovely pet can be much more than just a friend to us, even to the point that they are treated as part of the family. Usually, we prefer more traditional pets like hilarious and mysterious cats, or lovely and loyal dogs. However, hamsters are actually a great option for a pet, too, not only because they’re much easier to care for, but also because they are tremendously cute. If you have any doubt about that, just check out this special selection of adorable pictures that will prove to you why getting a hamster could be a great idea. But beware: the following article may result in a cuteness overdose.