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Robo Hamster: Complete Guide for amazing care [Checklist]

If you’ve ever wondered: “What does a Roborovski dwarf hamster look like?” “How do I handle and take the best possible care of my Robo hamster?” “What type of cage should I get and should they live alone or in pairs?” “What should I feed my Robo dwarf hamster?” Then move no further, because in […]

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Chinese Dwarf Hamster: The Complete Guide [Facts + Checklist]

The Chinese Hamster, also known as the Chinese Dwarf Hamster and striped hamster is one of the five types of hamsters that are common as a pet. The striking feature of the Chinese Hamster compared to other hamsters is its shape. Quite simply, a Chinese hamster has a longer and thinner body (especially compared to […]

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Can Hamsters Eat Cheese? 22 Foods Hamsters can (& can’t) eat!

Hamsters can feed on cheese without much ado although moderation is wise. The preferred cheese for feeding your hamster would be mild cheese or cottage cheese. If you opt for the mild cheese the best ration per animal is only a serving of few shreds of cheese once or twice per month. With cottage cheese, […]

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Can Hamsters Eat Carrots? 22 Foods Hamsters can (& can’t) eat!

Hamsters love feeding on carrots, but because they are high in sugar, the best amount of carrot to feed to your hamster is a half to one teaspoon every one or two days. Feeding it half a teaspoon is sufficient to meet its requirements. A great side effect of carrots is that when the hamster […]

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Can Hamsters Eat Grapes? 22 Foods Hamsters can (& can’t) eat!

Most hamsters love grapes, however, it is definitely one of the fruits you should introduce slowly to your hamster’s diet. The seedless grapes are the best type if you need to feed your hammy as it can choke on the seeds. As these seeds are too small, they cannot replace a good hamster chew toy. […]

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Can Hamsters Eat Apples? 22 Foods Hamsters can (& can’t) eat!

The best apple to be fed to your hamster is the seedless apple. If you peel an apple make sure there aren’t any seeds in it, as both Syrian and Dwarf hamsters can choke on the seeds – which is even more true for the small, Roborovski Hamster. Like many other fruits, apples contain a […]

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Can Hamsters Eat Strawberries? 22 Foods Hamsters can (& can’t) eat!

Hamsters can feed on strawberries comfortably and need only a quarter of a teaspoon once or twice per week. If you give your hamster strawberries remember that they spoil easily. You should always remove any leftover fruit in the cage to avoid growth of mold. As strawberries are a seasonal fruit it can be easy […]

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Can Hamsters Eat Celery? 22 Foods Hamsters can (& can’t) eat!

Celery can be eaten by most hamsters. As with carrots, hamsters absolutely love gnawing on celery. The celery required by a single hamster is a quarter teaspoon per week. Celery is a real power fruit for hamsters as it contains a lot of different vitamins. These are vitamin A, B, C, E and K. What […]

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Can Hamsters Eat Tomatoes? 22 Foods Hamsters can (& can’t) eat!

Tomatoes can also be consumed by a hamster quite comfortably. However, make sure there are no tomato leaves as these are acids to our little hammy. Also, the tomato should be washed to remove any pesticide on the outer part. A quarter of a teaspoon is sufficient per serving every week. What others treats can […]

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Can Hamsters Eat Blueberries? 22 Foods Hamsters can (& can’t) eat!

Blueberries are a nice treat for your hamster, however, many people are surprised by how few blueberries you can serve to your hamster as the desired serving of blueberry per pet is just one berry once or twice per week. This is a great treat to serve while you play with your hamster (or if […]

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