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Justin Bieber

Accused of Animal Cruelty

... By Hamster Org.

12/20/2012 2:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Justin Bieber issued a DEATH SENTENCE to his pet hamster PAC when he gave it away to a screaming fan (who promised to love and cherish it forever) outside of a concert earlier this month ... this according to the California Hamster Association (yes, there's actually a California Hamster Association).

TMZ spoke to a rep for the group ... who tells us Bieber committed an act of "animal cruelty" when he gifted away the animal ... even if his intentions were good.

The CHA tells us ... hamsters are fragile creatures that "often succumb quickly to illness and death," especially when faced with "sudden environmental change."

In short ... "The moment that hamster was handed off to a screaming girl in a harsh, frenzied environment was likely the moment it gazed at the short path to its doom."

DOOM!!!!!!

So what should Bieber have done instead? The CHA says if Justin no longer wanted the pet, he could have left it in the care of an animal shelter or rescue center ... so they could've handed it off to a responsible new owner in a safer manner.

As for PAC, he's currently alive and well in the care of Bieber's 18-year-old super-fan Tori ... who has vowed to treat the animal like a tiny rodent god.

So far, no comment for Bieber.

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583 days ago
92.

jimi    

i hope she was able to wash the poop off it

583 days ago
93.

Peter    

retarded americans are so fragile and sensitive about everything but not a small poor creature? most hypocrite and bigot nation in the world.

583 days ago
94.

JP    

You know where he put the hamster! LOL!

582 days ago
95.

Diana    

I needed to finish off the year by reading a stupid -article, somehow I already knew this one would be it. Having said that, this is by far the most stupid of any online articles I have read in 2012 -it is so stupid it is a waste of space -really!

581 days ago
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tahoegeminii    

ahh-the hamster is alive and well?? then what is their beef? obviously it did not die or was hurt-Miley Cyrus on the otherhand created a pak of unsupervised dogs that led to one being ripped to shreds and another euthanized-but PETA gave her a pig -WTF??

581 days ago
97.

Hamster    

If you want to know more about Russian Hamsters then look this site: www.dwarfhamsterfacts.com

567 days ago
98.

jude    

ELLEN needs to have a talk with her little friend. He's turning into a disaster. Stupid arrogant and way too full of himself besides. It was a living creature A hole!!

534 days ago
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