noun. A crime of small, adorable proportions.
Related terms: dogslaughter, catslaughter, monkeyslaughter, ratslaughter, phoneslaughter.
Real citation: "LOL, if i did it was hamsterslaughter, im sure i wont be judged!"
(malibufighty, April 21, 2005, http://www.malibustacey.com/cgi-bin/bbs/webbbs_config.pl?noframes;read=5892)
Made-up citation: "If you're a snake, I'm pretty sure hamsterslaughter is legal (though not always carried out)."