The corn cob bedding is also dangerous. If it's ingested, it can seriously damage the intestinal systems of small animals, and it's prone to molding VERY easily and has been known to make hamsters sick from the mold.
We are as gods to the beasts of the fields. We order the time o' their birth and the time o' their death. Between times, we ha' a duty. - Terry Pratchett.
"Men have forgotten this truth", said the fox, "But you must not forget it. You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed. - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry