Thankyou for your question.
I am sorry your hamster died . It is sometimes difficult to tell what is going on. Would you please let me know the answer to the following? It may help me help you best.
What symptoms did you see with your hamster?
Was he panting,did he show weakness? Did he collapse and then die?
Any details may help.
Waiting for you,Don
HelloCustomerthankyou for your reply.
I am as certain as I can be that you've done the very best you could and your hamster simply didn't recover. It is common for hamsters to pass away with their eyes and mouth open.
I hope you consider getting another hampster eventually because you are clearly and excellent hamster owner who deeply cares. We need owners like you in this world where not everyone will care for a hamster.
Let me know please if there's anything I can help with further?
p.s. when you're ready to consider another hampster you might want to view the following.
An example of hamsters waiting for homes that have been rescued:
I understand exactly how this feels and certainly every good pet owner searches themselves for a "way they could have done better" for their loved pet.
This is normal and is part of what makes us good owners.
To be very honest it does not sound like he suffered at all ( when I consider the most common ways that hamsters die it seems like whether a stroke or heart attack he did not suffer as much as other ways).
Included here is the link for ways hamsters die and you'll see what I mean when I say his suffering was minimal if at all compared to other "common ways".