UK female flies 7,000 miles to Hawaii to spread family pet hamster’s ashes


Lisa Murray-Lang and her family pet hamster, Spud. (Credit: Lisa Murray-Lang) Breathtaking view of Waikiki Beach and Honolulu, Hawaii as seen from the Top of Diamond Head Crater on February 20, 2022. (Picture by Daniel SLIM/ AFP) (Picture by DANIEL SLIM/AFP vi

Lisa Murray-Lang might just consider one location to bid farewell to her family pet hamster, Spud.

Even if that indicated getting on an aircraft and flying more than 7,000 miles throughout the world.

Murray-Lang, who resides in Birmingham, UK, took a trip to Waikiki Beach, Hawaii, last Friday to spread out Spud’s ashes.

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The family pet owner stated she understood throughout the COVID-19 lockdown. She would develop makeshift sets out of cardboard for Spud to “take a trip.” Among those sets was imitated Hawaii, total with mini plastic palm trees and yard chairs.

Some locations Spud has actually “taken a trip” to throughout the COVID-19 lockdown. ( Lisa Murray-Lang)

She likewise re-created numerous landmarks around the UK consisting of the imaginary Hogwarts University, “Hamwarts,” from the movie/book franchise “Harry Potter.”

” Among his most preferred experiences was Hawaii,” she informed FOX Tv Stations. “He liked the sun and the sand! We were surrounded by 4 feet of snow so it cheered all of us up!”

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She then chose to make the journey a truth as a method to pay her last regard.

Throughout the event in Hawaii, Murray-Lang stated she played Beyonce’s “I Was Here” and composed his name in the stated.

” I am safe in the understanding he enjoys in paradise wallowing the sand,” she continued. “I kept a little of his ashes in a pendant urn, so he’ll constantly be with me.”

Murray-Lang stated she had actually Spud 6 months prior to the COVID-19 lockdown in March 2020.

She stated when he passed away, he was 3 years and 7 months old, which has to do with 138 human years. She stated the typical age of a hamster is 2 and a half years.

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” He was remarkable!” she continued. “In an extremely dark and frightening time, he brought some sunshine and laughter. Not simply to me however since of the web all over the world!”

However then Spud passed away of old age in March 2022.

Murray-Lang stated her preferred memory is “how he provided me function and a factor for getting up on an early morning when my work as a self-employed family pet caretaker stopped! It was an extremely frightening and frightening time!”

This story was reported from Los Angeles.

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