Hamsters

can hamsters eat spinach

Can Hamsters Eat Spinach? (Good Snack?)

Everyone knows that dark, leafy greens are good for humans, but are they good for hamsters? Yes, fortunately spinach leaves are great food for hamsters. They are a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin K. They also contain calcium and magnesium. As always, you need to feed your hamster moderate amounts, even…

can hamsters eat blackberries

Can Hamsters Eat Blackberries? (Good Snack for Hamsters?)

Blackberries are something which it’s easy to imagine wild hamsters coming across, and the good news is that these tasty fruits are safe for hamsters to eat in small quantities. Blackberries are nutritious and have lots of fiber in them, as well as vitamin C and antioxidants. Are Blackberries Healthy For Hamsters? As with all…

Can hamsters eat celery

Can Hamsters Eat Celery? (Good Snack?)

Celery is known for being nutritious and healthy, and the good news is that hamsters can benefit from eating it just like people can. If you want to feed your little furry buddy celery, you’ll be providing it with a major vitamin boost, including vitamins A, B, C, E, and K! However, don’t go celery…

can hamsters eat popcorn

Can Hamsters Eat Popcorn? (Nutritionally Beneficial?)

If it’s movie night and you’re indulging in your favorite snack, you might want to know if your hamster can join you, and the good news is, hamsters can eat popcorn! However, it must be plain, totally popped, with no added salt, sugar, or flavorings. If you give them plain popcorn, your hamster might actually…

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Can Hamsters Eat Blueberries? ( Pros and Cons )

Hamsters are major fruit enthusiasts, so it may not surprise you to learn that they both can and will happily eat blueberries. However, you should be careful not to feed your hamster too many blueberries; just one berry a couple of times a week is plenty! Like all things in life, even the good things…

hamster eating an apple

Can Hamsters Eat Apples? ( Any risks to be aware of )

If you’ve got a hamster or have ever looked after one, you’re probably already aware of how much they love fruit, but what about apples? Fortunately, apples are safe to feed to your hamster in small quantities, but you should always remove any pips first. Hamsters have evolved to be omnivorous, so they like both…

can hamsters eat grapes

Can Hamsters Eat Grapes? ( Do they provide goodness? )

Hamsters are omnivores, meaning they eat both meat and plants. Grapes are a fruit that is high in sugar content, which may be harmful to your hamster. Feeding them too many grapes could lead to obesity or diabetes. If you want your hamster to stay healthy, make sure they only eat vegetables and fruits that…

hamster eating some cheese

Can Hamsters Eat Cheese? ( Benefits and Risks)

We all know the stereotypical mouse-loves-cheese trope that populates the media, but what about hamsters? Are they equally keen. Can Hamsters Eat Cheese? The answer is that yes! Hamsters can eat (and love) cheese, but they should only be offered small quantities as a rare treat. You shouldn’t feed your hamster lots of cheese on…

hamster sleeping

Do hamsters play dead?

Your pet hamster is a fluffy, golden furball of happy energy. He loves to play and he provides you with hours of delight as you watch him scurry around his house, run on his wheel, or crawl through his toys and tubes. It’s fun to watch him dig around in his cage, groom himself, and…

hamster in a cage

Why Do Hamsters Throw Their Poop?

Hamsters will throw their own poop for several reasons, with poop throwing a common behavior for their species. Some of the most common reasons for a hamster to throw their poop around or outside of their cage is that they are attempting to mark their territory, clean their cage, have a lack of entertainment in…

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Can Hamsters Sneeze? ( Why do they sneeze )

Hamsters do sneeze and it’s actually something you should keep an eye on. It can be a sign that things are not well and your pet Hamster could have a cold. Sneezing and sniffling are typically signs of a respiratory condition like cold or flu. Hamsters, just like humans can suffer from colds and these…

Hamster keeping warm

How to Keep a Hamster Warm? (Protect & Prepare for winter)

The winter months are finally here. This means we all need to get our cozy sweaters and warm blankets out for the chilly days and nights. While we get the heating in our houses up, our furry friends also need some extra TLC (tender loving care). Winters can be quite harsh for hamsters in general….