Are hamsters really good college pets?

I live alone off campus and realized i feel very lonely and bored esp now it is summer break.. i cant get a dog or cat so ive been thinking for over 5 months about getting a hamster.. my biggest worry is if they smell really bad because im sensitive to smell.. im home all day everyday and when school starts again... show more I live alone off campus and realized i feel very lonely and bored esp now it is summer break.. i cant get a dog or cat so ive been thinking for over 5 months about getting a hamster.. my biggest worry is if they smell really bad because im sensitive to smell..

im home all day everyday and when school starts again ill be home all day also
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