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Last Updated: Tuesday, 26 September 2006, 06:24 GMT 07:24 UK
Hideaway hamster finds new home
A hamster that went on an incredible journey from Devon to Gleneagles in Scotland has been given a new home after travelling too far to get back.

Fudge accidentally ended up north of the border after flying there from Devon hidden in his owner's golf bag.

He was put in a box but on the last day of the holiday he escaped only to be found again, hidden in a hire car.

By then owner Kingsley Moyle, 42, was back home in Kingsteignton, and too far away to collect the pet.

He's probably acclimatised to life up there
Kingsley Moyle
Luckily the woman who found him has taken him in herself.

Mr Moyle said: "Amazingly he has been found, a lady in Scotland used the same hire car after us and suddenly he appeared.

"At the end of the day he is in Scotland and by now he's probably acclimatised to life up there.

"I've been told that this lady is happy to keep him and that's fine, hopefully it won't turn into a tug of love."

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