Can hamsters eat cheese?

Can hamsters eat cheese

When you think of rodents who eat cheese, it’s probably a mouse that first come to mind. Thanks to wonderful kids cartoons like Tom & Jerry, you’ll probably have visions of little mice burrowing through a mountain of yellow cheese! But mice are not the only ones who enjoy this dairy delight, in fact many … Read more

Hamster Pellets

Hamster Pellets

Feeding your hamster a well-balanced diet is just about one of the most essential things that you can do to keep them healthy and happy. Whether you own a Syrian, Roborovski or Chinese hamster, you should pay close attention to what they are eating and whether their food is meeting their nutritional needs. We’ve previously … Read more

Can Hamsters Eat Kiwi?

Can Hamsters Eat Kiwi

The kiwifruit is a type of berry known for its fuzzy skin and bright green flesh. Kiwi is grown widely throughout New Zealand, hence the name, but is originally from mainland China. Its soft texture and unique flavour make it popular worldwide, and you might have wondered whether kiwi can be a safe fruit to … Read more

Can Hamsters Eat Peanuts?

Can Hamsters Eat Peanuts

Hamsters are nibbly little critters that always like to chew on different things. Some big personalities even go out of their way to chew on things that they aren’t supposed to chew, like the bars of their cages or their exercise wheel. It is important to stimulate your toothy fluffs with plenty of nourishing snacks … Read more

Can Hamsters Eat Strawberries?

Can Hamsters Eat Strawberries

The humble strawberry is a sweet, juicy fruit that is cultivated worldwide and widely appreciated for its taste and aroma. Fresh strawberries can be a delightful treat for human consumption, but are they okay for hamsters? Many fruits and vegetables are harmless to rodents, however each one has different characteristics and some can have negative … Read more

Can Hamsters Eat Chicken?

Can Hamsters Eat Chicken

Chicken might not be the first food that comes to mind when thinking of snacks for your hungry hamster. But if you have some going spare, you might be wondering if it’s a safe option for a little treat. Good news! Hamsters are omnivores and the occasional piece of white meat such as chicken is … Read more

Can hamsters eat mealworms?

Can hamsters eat mealworms

Mealworms are a small insect that is actually the larvae of the mealworm beetle. These little guys are packed full of protein and for years have been a popular choice for feeding wild birds, squirrels and more. Did you know that these insects can also be a nutritious treat for your pet too? Can hamsters … Read more

Can Hamsters Eat Apples?

Can Hamsters Eat Apples

If you’re a hamster owner, you’ll likely want to treat your little bundle of fur to a tasty snack every now and again. But animal’s diets vary greatly and it can sometimes be difficult to know what your hamsters can or can’t eat. Take lemons, for example – a perfectly innocent-looking fruit that’s fine for … Read more

Can Hamsters Eat Bread?

Can Hamsters Eat Bread

Bread is one of the most widely consumed foods among households and is a staple of the human diet. So if you’re looking to treat your hamster to an occasional snack, is bread a safe option? Well, the answer to that very much depends on the bread you choose. In general, bread is formed from … Read more

What to Feed a Dwarf Hamster

What to Feed a Dwarf Hamster

What should you feed a dwarf hamster? Today’s blog includes rules of thumb, what to avoid, and our four favourite mixes No matter what your pet is, you want to feed it right. You want to make sure it is happy, healthy, and enjoying its meals. This is of course just as true for your … Read more