Cashews are a popular nut that are eaten around in the world in many different culinary situations.
They are a popular snack that is eaten either on their own, or with different flavorings added to them.
So can hamsters eat cashews?
Let’s take a look at their nutritional data and find out more.
In particular, their acidic, water, sugar, fat, phosphorus, salt, and calcium content is of interest as far as hamsters are concerned.
As you can see, cashews contain a hint of salt, quite a bit of water and sugar, a lot of acidic content, and fat..
Syrian’s and Roborovski hamsters
This means that Syrian and Roborovski hamsters can eat cashews.
Just one or two on an occasional basis would suffice for them.
They can’t have too many though due to their fat and acidic content. Too many will make them sick.
Just make sure that they don’t have any flavorings or salt added to them.
Winter white dwarf, Chinese and Russian Campbell dwarf hamsters
However, Winter white dwarf’s, Chinese, and Russian Campbell dwarf hamsters cannot eat cashews.
They have too much sugar content in them, and as these species of hamster are prone to diabetes, cashews will harm them if eaten.