A woman is suing PetSmart because she caught a virus from a hamster that then killed her husband.
Nancy Magee, from the US, claims PetSmart Inc should have warned customers the rodents carry lymphocytic choriomeningitis, a viral infection of the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord.
They have a picture of an adorable hamster on the linked page. I don't think that's the "guilty" party though.
Here's more on the virus from the CDC.
Only 1 percent that get it die. Geez, are they supposed to put warnings about the Plague too?