Rascal is the name I've given to this sweet little furry friend of mine. She is a few months old but still my family member. I've always been very fond of animals and enjoyed their company, especially in my home. Recently, my guinea pig of five years has passed away leaving me with Rascal. I've found great comfort from the company of my furry friend and the strength to go on every day with my daily life regardless of my depression. Having a small animal to take care of fills me with responsibility to get up and do things, even if sometimes it's just going to the store for some treats for the little hamster even when I desperately don't want to leave the house. I want to make my pet as happy as she makes me yet lately I've observed the situation and I think it's saddening the both of us.
I'm observing that as the cold fall and winter is approaching, it will be a while since the apartment complex will turn on the heating and until then I'm afraid of Rascal of catching a cold or becoming ill. I can dress up warmly and wait it out but she cannot. My plan was to wait for my paycheck and purchase a small heater for the room she's in to keep her warm.
Related to that is the fact that hiding in a small hamster house also somewhat helps to keep her warm yet she grew from when I got her and I now see that her tiny house is barely enough for her to get in let alone make herself a warm nest. If I had enough money I'd love to buy her a bigger wooden house and a bigger cage since a bigger house would result in less space for playing.
It truly saddens me to think of her shivering and me being unable to help my beloved pet who relies on me. This month has been rough for me and I'm struggling with money to last till my other paycheck again. Funding is the one hope I have now.
Rascal makes me happy and I would be incredibly happy if I could make a happy little creature.
I would really appreciate any amount of help and all of the money would go towards getting Rascal a bigger house, bigger cage, a small heater and the rest for treats and bedding.