Here's How to Safely Flatten in a Hamster in Your Hand (VIDEO)

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File this under "Stuff That Seems Utterly Pointless But You Never Know..." This Japanese video instructs the viewer on "How to make thin hamster."

A more accurate title would be "How to make a flat hamster in your hand without harming it in any way." The slightly broken translations merely add to the charm.

You just have to see it to believe it. And then run down to your local pet store to try it.